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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: April, 2020
Apr 24, 2020

Today I share a new episode in my Fertility Awareness Reality Series. Tune into my conversation with Freya to find out how she managed her transition from hormonal to birth control to fertility awareness.

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:
  • Freya’s menstrual cycle history 
  • Freya’s experience with getting a hormonal IUD and side effects she experienced over the years
  • How she has noticed a change in her body since removing the IUD
  • How quickly Freya’s menstrual cycle returned post-IUD
  • Factors that can affect the length of your luteal phase
  • How eating habits can affect your menstrual cycle 
  • The importance of supporting progesterone production when having a shorter luteal phase 
  • Why it can take several months post birth control to have more normal cervical mucus patterns 
  • What gummy mucus can be a sign of 

 

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!

Apr 17, 2020

Today I dive into the impact of stress on the menstrual cycle in a special solo episode!

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:
  • The purpose of charting 
  • How stress or other factors can delay the pre-ovulatory phase of your cycle 
  • What a double peak is 
  • Signs to watch for when acute stress may affect the post ovulatory phase 
  • Examples of chronic stressors and how they may affect your cycle
  • How charting can prevent your from going totally off the rails when dealing with stress
  • Ways to encourage your cortisol production from the moment you wake up
  • Benefits of cortisol and progesterone production
  • Why optimizing your sleep is so important when dealing with stress
  • Benefits of meditation for reducing stress
  • Why taking a media fast may be so helpful at this current time  

 

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!

Apr 10, 2020

Today I share a new episode in my Fertility Awareness (FAM) Reality Series! Tune into my latest interview with my client Korrin! We discuss her recent anovulatory cycle, and how she has been easing into using fertility awareness for birth control.

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:
  • Korrin’s menstrual cycle history 
  • How Korrin first went about getting on birth control 
  • Side effects Korrin experienced during and after hormonal birth control 
  • How Korrin envisions talking about the menstrual cycle with her daughter in the future
  • Why Korrin decided to pursue fertility awareness
  • How Paragard affected Korrin between babies
  • Korrin’s recent anovulatory cycle 
  • What anovulatory cycle is and why they happen
  • Factors that can cause changes in your menstrual cycle
  • The importance of remembering after an anovulatory that every day is possibly a fertile day until proven otherwise 

 

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!

Apr 3, 2020

Today I share a new episode in my Fertility Awareness (FAM) Reality Series! Tune into my latest interview with my client Teresa! We discuss the process of transitioning from hormonal birth control to fertility awareness successfully. Hint: the biggest part of the transition is deprogramming our understanding from what we’ve been taught, to the true biology of the menstrual cycle and 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:
  • Teresa’s menstrual cycle and pill journey
  • The many side effects Teresa experienced on her 20 years on the pill 
  • The way Teresa has felt after coming off the pill 
  • How Teresa has looked back on her journaling over the years and noticed her symptoms from birth control that impacted her negatively 
  • How Teresa has been able to her notice her emotions since the fog has lifted post pill 
  • Determining whether spotting or a light period day when using Fertility Awareness
  • Why spotting days are always considered fertile days
  • Determining wether cervical mucus is smooth or lubricative 
  • How practicing Fertility Awareness has benefited Teresa
  • The importance of listening to your body and what it is telling you
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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!

 

 

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