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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: August, 2019
Aug 30, 2019

In today’s episode I share an on-air session with my client Catherine! Join us as we talk about how she recovered her period after nearly a year without one.

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. Exciting news!! The audiobookis finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Signfor FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What brought Catherine to want to learn about Fertility Awareness
  • What diet changes affected Catherine’s menstrual cycle
  • How did the pill affect Catherine’s cycle and her body
  • How Catherine’s menstrual cycle was interrupted by her exercise routine
  • Though currently pregnant, how has the Fertility Awareness program benefitted Catherine and prepared her for life postpartum
  • How Hypothalamic Amenorrhea can affect your bone mass
  • The importance of Catherine making sure she is getting enough to eat postpartum to avoid losing her period again
  • How steady-state exercises can increase cortisol levels and actually be a stressor on your body 

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Lisa on her FacebookTwitter, 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.

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Program

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

 

Aug 26, 2019

Do you prefer paper charting to charting apps? Have you ever considered charting your cycles on paper? In today’s episode I’ll take you through the top 3 benefits of charting your cycles on paper! You’ll also get a sneak peak behind the scenes of my new Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The FAM Charting Workbook is the first paper charting workbook to include 3 years worth of charting pages, and is fully customizable depending on what charting system you follow! Head over to fertilityfriday.com/workbookto grab your copy today!

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. Exciting news!! The audiobookis finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Signfor FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • The Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook launches today!
  • What is the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook
  • What did Lisa originally use to start charting her cycles
  • Who is the ideal candidate for the workbook
  • The benefits of charting on paper
  • How charting apps can add confusion
  • Why charting on paper can really let you customize your observations
  • Why it’s beneficial to have the paper records of your charting
  • How long the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook will last for you
  • What information is included in the workbook for you to reference
  • How many versions of the workbook are there

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Lisa on her FacebookTwitter, 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.

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

 

Aug 23, 2019

Dr. Carolyn Dean is a medical doctor and naturopath. She’s the author of over 35 books including best seller The Magnesium Miraclealong with IBS for Dummies, Hormone Balance, Death by Modern Medicine, and 110 Kindle books. In 2011, she launched RnA ReSetand brought her 50 years of experience into her proprietary, unique formulations that give every individual at any stage of wellness or illness the necessary building blocks for sustained health, vitality and well-being.

In today’s episode we focus on magnesium, and how magnesium deficiency can negatively impact your health, your cycles, and your fertility.

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. Exciting news!! The audiobookis finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Signfor FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What led Dr. Dean to focus on magnesium
  • What is the percentage of people that are magnesium deficient and why
  • The many activities that deplete magnesium
  • Why a lot of athletes have magnesium deficiency
  • How many conditions are associated with magnesium deficiency
  • What are some side effects of magnesium deficiency
  • Why it takes time to fully rectify nutrient deficiency
  • How to know if you are deficient in magnesium
  • How magnesium affects the menstrual cycle or menopause
  • What are the different types of magnesium
  • The benefits of an epsom salt bath for optimal absorption
  • What are some supplements that Dr. Dean recommends for rectifying nutrient deficiencies
  • How magnesium can affect your heart rate
  • The connection between the thyroid and magnesium

Connect with Dr. Carolyn Dean

You can connect with Dr. Carolyn Dean on her  FacebookTwitter, 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.

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

 

Aug 16, 2019

In today’s latest edition of the Pill Reality Series I share my interview with Laura. Laura shares her experience using the contraceptive implant. An episode you won’t want to miss!

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. Exciting news!! The audiobookis finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Signfor FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • Why Laura decided to get the contraceptive implant
  • What are some side effects Laura experienced from the arm implant
  • How did Laura change emotionally from the implant
  • Laura’s differences in side effects from the pill vs. the arm implant 
  • Who influenced Laura to remove her implant and what that removal experience was like
  • What Laura is currently doing to prevent pregnancy 
  • How long after her implant was removed did she notice changes in her body
  • How looking back on her journaling, Laura really was able to conclude how her body was affected by the contraceptive implant 

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Lisa on her  FacebookTwitter, 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.

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

 

Aug 9, 2019

Amy is a Sex and Relationship Coach (trained in the Somatica® Method), Certified Sex Educator, lead educator for Uberlube, as well as co-owner of a mother-daughter owned pleasure boutique called Pure Pleasure Shop. Amy has a passion for promoting shame-free, pleasure-focused sexuality education while emphasizing the deep emotional and energetic forces behind great sex and intimate connection, offering everything from private sessions to how-to workshops to erotic empowerment retreats.

April has been educating people about sexual pleasure, health and wellness at a global scale for the past 9 years. She travels internationally as VP of Hot Octopuss, an innovative pleasure product company. April was voted Woman of the Year in the adult industry, and continues to climb to new heights as the Boss Queen that she is.

In today’s episode we focus on sexual pleasure and redefining “sex” from a more feminine-centric place.

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. Exciting news!! The audiobookis finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Signfor FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • How did April & Amy get involved in the field of sex education
  • Why is there such shame around talking about sex and sexual experiences
  • What is a sexological body worker 
  • How sensation play could help you focus more on the experience 
  • The importance of getting out of your own way during sex and tuning in to the experience
  • Why you have to put work in to your sexual relationship with your partner to keep it fun and interesting 
  • Figure out what is sexy to you and share that with your partner 
  • What is the clitoris and how is it used for pleasure 
  • Why it is important to explore yourself and figure out what you like 
  • The importance of stopping the negative self-talk and love all parts of you 

Connect with Amy & April:

You can connect with Amy & April on their  FacebookTwitter, Instagram and on their 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

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

 

Aug 2, 2019

Laura is a Certified Nutrition Consultant, Certified CrossFit Trainer, mama to Evie Wilder, and firm believer in the mind, body, soul connection. She is one of the voices and hearts behind the Modern Mamas Podcast and has a passion for supporting families (especially mamas) in every phase.  Laura’s goal is to educate and inspire towards intuitive shifts in daily habits and headspace, leading to healthier minds and bodies, increased strength and physical potential, longevity, and most importantly, the empowerment that comes with taking your health into our own hands.

In today’s episode Laura shares her experience with hypothalamic amenorrhea, and how she got her period back 5 years after coming off the pill.

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. Exciting news!! The audiobookis finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Signfor FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What inspired Laura to start the Modern Mamas Podcast
  • How mindfulness changed Laura’s life
  • What is Hypothalamic Amenorrhea
  • How exercise, nutrition and stress can affect your menstrual cycle
  • How did Laura feel during the 5 years before her period came back post-pill
  • How learning to love her body and changing her mindset on her body image changed Laura’s health
  • What steps did Laura take to get her period to return
  • The importance of women appreciating their bodies and all that they can do
  • Why it is so important to listen to your body and tune into what it is telling you

Connect with Laura Bruner:

You can connect with Laura on her  FacebookTwitter,Instagramand 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

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

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