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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: March, 2020
Mar 27, 2020

Dr. Mary Samplaski is a fellowship-trained, board certified (American Board of Urology) expert in Male Infertility, and the Director of Male Infertility, Andrology and Microsurgery at the University of Southern California (http://keck.usc.edu/faculty/mary-samplaski/). She completed her residency training in Urology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She then completed a 2-year fellowship training program in Male Infertility and Andrology at the University of Toronto.

While Dr. Samplaski continues to maintain academic productivity, what drives her most is caring for individual patients and couples.

In today’s episode, we focus on varicocele, and how this common condition impacts male fertility.

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery LIVE 8 week group coaching program! Click here  to register now!

Today’s episode is also sponsored by Conceiving With Fertility Awareness My FREE online course designed to help you utilize fertility awareness strategies to optimize your chances of conceiving naturally. From timing sex accurately every time to identifying potential fertility issues through charting, this course has you covered. Head over to fertilityfriday.com/TTC for access

 
Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What inspired Dr. Samplaski to focus on male infertility 
  • The benefits of micro-surgery for certain urology surgeries
  • How common male factor infertility is when dealing with infertility issues 
  • What is considered a normal semen analysis 
  • The concept of sperm DNA damage and how that affects a couple trying to conceive
  • What are varicocele’s
  • How you would identify and fix a varicocele
  • The improvements and pregnancy rates after fixing a varicocele 
  • Other factors that can hurt sperm parameters 
  • The benefits of both partners in the relationship working to better their health/lifestyles when dealing with infertility

 

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Dr. Samplaski 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 Sponsors:

The Fertility Awareness Charting Workbook

This episode is sponsored by my new book the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting. 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!

 

Mar 20, 2020

Today I share a new episode in my Fertility Awareness Reality Series! Join Angie and I as we discuss how she overcame her heavy, painful periods, and her infertility diagnosis.

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery LIVE 8 week group coaching program! Click here  to register now!

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here  to grab your copy today!

 
Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • Angie’s menstrual cycle history and terrible period pain
  • How Angie’s journey trying to conceive led her to an infertility diagnosis
  • Why Angie’s unexpected pregnancy after unsuccessful IVF round and an infertility diagnosis was such a shock
  • How changes in Angie’s diet may have impacted her fertility and menstrual cycle
  • What led Angie to the Fertility Awareness Method
  • Why changes in behavior and daily routine affect your temperature during charting
  • The importance of noting changes on your chart that mat impact your temperature
  • Tracking changes in cervical mucus when TTC
  • Why checking your partners sperm quality is important when having trouble trying to conceive 

 

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Lisa on 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 Sponsors:

The Fertility Awareness Charting Workbook

This episode is sponsored by my new book the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting. 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!

Mar 13, 2020

Mary Lee Barron, PhD is a wife, mother of 3, nurse practitioner, and Marquette Method NFP teacher in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Barron received her PhD from Saint Louis University, is an FNP, and an Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She also directs Marquette Fertility Education, offering direct patient care services and research in Natural Family Planning.

She has published over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, authored numerous book chapters and co-authored Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Ambulatory Obstetric Settings,  and she has been teaching NFP for over 20 years.

Today’s episode is all about postpartum charting, and how the Marquette Method helps many women navigate this phase.

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery LIVE 8 week group coaching program! Click here  to register now!

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here  to grab your copy today!

 

 
Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What brought Dr. Barron to teaching the Marquette Method
  • What is the Marquette Method
  • The order you hormones need to be in for regular cycling and an indication of ovulation
  • How does the Clearblue monitor differ from typical LH strips
  • The benefits of the Clearblue fertility monitor
  • The two most fertile days of ovulation and why cervical mucus is so important then
  • The amount of cycles you should wait to start trying to conceive after stopping the pill
  • Using the Clearblue monitor when breast feeding
  • Why Clearblue is not recommended for women with PCOS
  • Myths on postpartum charting
  • How to use the Clearblue monitor for avoiding pregnancy postpartum

 

Connect with Dr. Mary Lee Barron:

You can connect with Dr. Barron on LinkedIn 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 Sponsors:

The Fertility Awareness Charting Workbook

This episode is sponsored by my new book the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting. 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!

Mar 6, 2020

Dr. Ben Lynch is the best-selling author of Dirty Genes and a leader in the field of nutrigenomics. He’s also president of Seeking Health, an innovative company providing supplements, courses, and tools designed to help people overcome genetic dysfunction and optimize health. After earning his Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Washington, he then obtained a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University where he now serves on the Board of Trustees. Dr. Lynch lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and three sons.  

Today’s episode focuses on how your genes can impact fertility, pregnancy, and menstrual cycle health.

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery LIVE 8 week group coaching program! Click here  to register now!

Today’s episode is also sponsored by Conceiving With Fertility Awareness My FREE online course designed to help you utilize fertility awareness strategies to optimize your chances of conceiving naturally. From timing sex accurately every time to identifying potential fertility issues through charting, this course has you covered. Head over to fertilityfriday.com/TTC for access.

 

 
Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • How Dr. Lynch began his journey in naturopathic medicine
  • The importance of optimizing pregnancies for future generations health
  • What are dirty genes?
  • How you can develop dirty genes
  • The basics of MTHFR and how it can impact fertility
  • Why it’s so important to give your body rest during pregnancy
  • How folic acid can dirty our genes
  • Why the human body takes so long to process folic acid and why we need to eliminate our exposure to it
  • Signs your fertility(for men and women) could be affected by your genes
  • All the various genes that can affect your health, your fertility, your moods, etc.
  • Why male infertility is fairly easy to fix
  • How to start cleaning up your genes one step at a time
  • What makes a good prenatal vitamin

 

Connect with  Dr. Ben. Lynch:

You can connect with Dr. Lynch on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and on his 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 Sponsors:

Conceiving With Fertility Awareness

From timing sex accurately every time to identifying potential fertility issues through charting, this course has you covered. Head over to fertilityfriday.com/TTC for access.

 

The Fertility Awareness Charting Workbook

This episode is sponsored by my new book the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting. 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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