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Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Mastery for Women's Health Professionals

Are you ready to uplevel your women's health practice? Welcome to the Fertility Friday Podcast! A podcast designed to empower you to use fertility awareness both personally and professionally. If you are a woman's health professional — and you’re not fully utilizing the menstrual cycle as a vital sign — it's time to change that right away! Through evidence-based literature reviews, engaging discussions, expert interviews, and compelling client stories, Lisa Hendrickson-Jack, FAE, HRHP covers everything from complex menstrual cycle chart interpretation and balancing hormones to overcoming fertility challenges and more. With over 20 years of experience teaching fertility awareness, Lisa combines her real-world expertise with the latest research to ensure you're fully equipped to support your clients. Lisa's first book, "The Fifth Vital Sign," describes the menstrual cycle as an important vital sign we should pay attention to. Her most recent book, "Real Food for Fertility" (co-authored with Lily Nichols, RDN), explores how a healthy menstrual cycle sets the stage for a healthy pregnancy. With well over 4 million downloads, Fertility Friday is the #1 source for information about fertility awareness and menstrual cycle health. All women deserve to understand how their bodies work, and if we wait for our education systems to do it we may be waiting forever. It's up to us to be the change we wish to see in the field of women's health. In other words, It's YOUR TURN to bring this essential information to your clients sooner rather than later — they need it now!
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Now displaying: February, 2019
Feb 27, 2019

Amanda Laird is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist™ and host of The Heavy Flow Podcast – a weekly podcast dedicated to periods, reproductive health and other taboo health and wellness topics, and Amanda is the author of Heavy Flow: Breaking the Curse of Menstruation.

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon, and you can head over to thefifthvitalsignbook.com to download the first chapter for free.

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • Embracing your menstrual cycle and escaping the wrath of period negativity
  • Why are women's bodies being ignored in capitalist structures?
  • Does your period interrupt your productivity?
  • Balancing work and motherhood
  • Why is it important to talk to the next generation about menstruation?

Connect with Amanda:

You can connect with Amanda on her Facebook, InstagramTwitter and on her website.
 

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Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Click here to buy now.

Feb 22, 2019

Dr. Mariza is functional practitioner, and the author of six books: including the The DASH Diet Cookbook and and her most recent book The Essential Oils Hormone Solution. She has been featured on Fox News, MindBodyGreen, Dr. Oz, the HuffingtonPost, and in Women's Health, Shape and Self magazines. She has lectured at wellness centers, hospitals, conferences, and corporations on hormone health and essential oils, nutrition, and detoxification, and she is the host of the Essentially You Podcast.

In today's episode we talk about essential oils and their impact on hormones and the menstrual cycle.

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon, and you can head over to thefifthvitalsignbook.com to download the first chapter for free.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What are essential oils?
  • The non-invasive healing powers of essential oils
  • How to bring essential oils into your life
  • Can oils help with balancing hormones?
  • The impact of oils on fertility and menstrual pain
  • Managing stress with essential oils
  • Are essential oils safe to use during pregnancy?

Connect with Dr. Mariza:

You can connect with Dr. Mariza on her Facebook, YouTube, InstagramTwitter and on her website.
 

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Join the community! Find us in the Fertility Friday Facebook Group. Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!

Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Click here to buy now.

Feb 15, 2019

In today’s episode I share the honest truth about using fertility awareness for birth control, and what are the main reasons why women get pregnant (user failure) when using the method. I share what you need to know in order for this method to work for you, and it’s more than simply “follow the rules”. I know you’ll appreciate this episode, because it’s the stuff no one talks about.

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon, and you can head over to thefifthvitalsignbook.com to download the first chapter for free.

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • User failure versus method failure
  • The difference between user failure and method failure as it relates to fertility awareness
  • How effective is the fertility awareness method?
  • The importance of understanding the rules (fully) prior to using fertility awareness for birth control
  • What is "rhythm method thinking"?
  • Why the decision to become pregnant is not black and white, and how to manage the grey area
  • Managing your fertile window effectively

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Lisa on her Facebook, Twitter and on her website.
 

Resources mentioned

Related podcasts & blog posts:

Join the community! Find us in the Fertility Friday Facebook Group. Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!

Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Click here to buy now.

Feb 7, 2019

Kimberly is a Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing trauma resolution practitioner, birth doula, and single mom. She specializes in helping women prepare for birth, recover from birth injuries and birth trauma, and heal from sexual trauma. She is the founder of Magamama.com, an international holistic women’s health care resource for expectant and new mothers. She is the co-founder of the STREAM School for Pelvic Care, where she trained birth professionals, yoga teachers, somatic therapists, and bodyworkers to help women prepare for birth and recover from birth. She is the author of bestselling The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions and Restoring Your Vitality.

In today’s episode we talk about the fourth trimester, and why postpartum care is essential for both mother and baby.

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon, and you can head over to thefifthvitalsignbook.com to download the first chapter for free.

Feb 1, 2019

Today I share the top 4 ways to prepare your body for pregnancy.

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon, and you can head over to thefifthvitalsignbook.com to download the first chapter for free.

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • Why you'll want to consider coming off hormonal birth control 18 months to 2 years before you are ready to start trying to conceive.
  • Managing your fertility post-birth control
  • The importance of a preconception period of at least 6–12 months before you start actively trying to conceive
  • Why it's equally (if not more!) important for men to institute a preconception period of at least 6–12 months before you're ready to start trying for a baby
  • Getting the timing right using fertility awareness when you're ready to conceive

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Lisa on her Facebook, Twitter and on her website.
 

Resources mentioned

Related podcasts & blog posts:

Join the community! Find us in the Fertility Friday Facebook Group. Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!

Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Follow this link to purchase your copy today.

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