Dr. Victoria Maizes, the Executive Director of the Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Arizona. Internationally recognized as a leader in integrative medicine, Dr. Maizes is committed to helping individuals live healthier lives and she is the author of
. Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child
In this episode, we talk about how IVF and egg freezing are lousy insurance policies, why age is such a critical factor for fertility, what you can do to have the healthiest baby possible, how to incorporate healthier choices in your day to day life, and so much more!
Here are the highlights of what we cover during this episode:
The shockingly low success rate for IVF
Why age still matters despite advancements in reproductive technology
How the intended application of egg freezing is completely ignored
Why egg freezing is an unreliable insurance policy
Factors that affect the success rate of egg freezing
The long-term impact of your health before and during pregnancy
The influence of lifestyle on epigenetics
How you can have the healthiest baby possible
Tools you can use to incorporate healthier lifestyle choices without overwhelm
Why we should give more focus to men and their fertility
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