It's almost spring! Happy March to all and I'm happy to bring one of my most favourite topics around to the blog this month - fertility! Spring fever tends to bring a lot more people into the clinic for this very purpose, so it seems fitting. Plus, I've had the most awesome privilege of working with some of the top-notch (and nicest) fertility gurus around and I'm more than happy to share some tips to help boost your baby-makin' abilities!
With all of my patients, I address the diet and lifestyle first and foremost, so let's start with that today to get a good foundation. Stay tuned for prenatal multi evaluations, an entry on the different forms of folic acid, we'll get to know your mitochondria, and, of course, everyone's favourite stress hormone: cortisol! It's going to be an exciting month!
Now then, for preconception care, I generally recommend the following rules:
These guidelines represent a portion of the picture and we might chat about specific recommendations for you depending on what's going on. Let's go into what else you can do, outside of the diet.
These may seem basic, but they really are the foundations of getting you as healthy as you can be in order to make an ultra awesome healthy baby. Stay tuned for the nitty gritty on prenatal multivitamins!
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