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Practically Fertile

Formerly The How To Get Healthy and Get Pregnant Podcast. Why am I not pregnant yet? How do I chart my body temperature? What foods should I be eating? How do I know if I'm ovulating? When is the best time to do the baby dance? These are all the questions swimming in your head if you're a woman who is trying to get pregnant. And let's face it, the internet is a crowded place for fertility information. It can be overwhelming and confusing. You don't have to sort through all of it on your own. Adrienne Wei, Acupuncturist and Integrative Fertility Guru with a background in Traditional Chinese Medicine, is here to help. Her number one passion is to help women get pregnant and become the mother they are meant to be. Discover why thousands of women on the Trying-To-Conceive journey have turned to Adrienne to learn about her trademarked Practically Fertile® Methodology.
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Jul 3, 2020

Finishing up the last of our patterns-discussion and we talk about Yang Deficiency.

Learn why I do not think women our age is Yang deficient.  And if you're truly Yang Deficient, find out what you can do to improve your fertility.  

Jun 29, 2020

No doubt one of the most popular supplements for fertility because it helps with boosting energy production of the cell and therefore can help with egg quality.

It is also a really expensive supplement.  So, with these different variations of CoQ-10, which one is best for fertility so that you get the most bang for you buck?

To learn more about our Fertile-Me Pre-Conception Prenatal, please visit www.2elefants.com

 

Jun 26, 2020

So much fun answering the Fertility Q&A for the month of June.

We talk about Adrenal Fatigue, Lutenizing Unruptured Follicle Syndrome, Male Fertility, and Qi Gong.

If you have a question that you want answers to, please join our private Facebook group, Practically Fertile the Podcast.

 

Jun 24, 2020

Meet Sam...She has done several IUIs with no success, and is truly in the "Unexplained Infertility" category where everything is "normal."

I coach Sam on what tweaks to make to her fertility plan.  I know many of you maybe in the similar situation.  Hopefully by helping Sam, I'm helping you as well  

Jun 22, 2020

When you get so frustrated that nothing you're doing is working, sometimes it helps to stop throwing the kitchen sink at the problem.

 

Jun 19, 2020

It's that time of the month again!  Fertility Q&A. 

You've got questions, I've got answers for ya.  

Jun 17, 2020

You know I recommend supplements very carefully.  Taking too much is totally counterproductive.  But lately, I've been recommending this supplement for egg quality to a lot of patients and clients.  I'm going to talk all about it in this episode.  I'll talk about what it is, why it's helpful, who should use it, and pitfalls to avoid while taking this supplement.  

To order Two Elefants products, please visit www.2elefants.com

 

Jun 15, 2020

Do you need to be in perfect harmony to get pregnant and when someone gets pregnant, does it mean she had zero imbalances?

Jun 12, 2020

Seems like part 2 of the Fertility Q&A for May was never published.  My bad!  

Here it is :)

Jun 8, 2020

We continue our discussion of Chinese medicine patterns, and today we're talking about Yin Deficiency. 

Yin deficiency is closely related to the Kidney organ system which according to Chinese medicine, is the reservoir for our reproductive energy.  

Jun 5, 2020

Another most commonly seen pattern is blood deficiency.

I'm going to talk all about what it is, how it affects fertility, and what you can do about it.

To check out the Two Elefants products that we mentioned, please check out www.2elefants.com

 

Jun 3, 2020

I'm head over heels in love with this versatile supplement.  

It has so many uses: PCOS, pelvic pain, male fertility.  It has even been used to help with symptoms of chronic bronchitis, asthma, Parkinson's disease.  

It is one of the most powerful antioxidants out there in the universe.  

For more information on how to purchase, visit www.2elefants.com

 

 

Jun 1, 2020

Qi stagnation is exactly what it sounds like, your Qi flow is stuck or stagnant.

This is by far one of the most popular patterns that affect fertility.  I talk in detail about what it is, the causes of Qi stagnation, how it affects your fertility and what you can do to fix it.

To become a Fertile Elefant and get access to all my free mini courses and freebies, go to www.2elefantsdigital.com

 

May 29, 2020

We’re going to talk about something that’s kind of a difficult topic...and that is eating disorders and how that might affect fertility.

I’ve shared with you before my personal struggles with body image and eating disorder...to say that it’s a struggle is an understatement because it’s painful to be living with negative body image and feeling like you’re the fattest person in the world even though you’re actually very underweight.

But I I want you to know that you’re not alone, and that you’re courageous and brave to acknowledge that you need help.  

Just know that as with anything you will overcome this.  You can beat this.  Take baby steps each day and start getting yourself to your most fertile state.  It might take a few months, it might take a year, but you will get there.  Our bodies are resilient, and amazing.  As soon as you start nourishing it, you’ll already be more fertile than you were yesterday.

May 27, 2020

I'm backkkk with a the Weekly Fertility Briefing.  Today, I'm going to talk about the biggest mistake you need to avoid after a miscarriage so that you can prepare yourself properly for the next pregnancy.

To sign-up for the Miscarriage Recovery and Prevention course, go to www.2elefantsdigital.com/fertileelefants

 

 

May 25, 2020

So many great questions received from inside our podcast Facebook group.  In this episode, I answer questions related to:

  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Unexplained infertility
  • Improving egg quality before IVF
  • Foods that can harm fertility
  • Exercise and fertility
  • Apple cider vinegar

...and much more!

Links mentioned:

www.2elefants.com

www.2elefantsdigital.com

May 22, 2020

Qi deficiency is one of the most common patterns that affects fertility. 

In this episode, we talk about what it is, how it affects fertility, and most importantly what you can do to resolve it beyond your diet.  Because for some of you, Qi deficiency might not show up as digestive problems.  

Check out our fertility boosting product at www.2elefants.com

Join the FREE membership for free courses, recipes, worksheets, and more at www.2elefantsdigital.com

 

May 15, 2020

Today I’m so excited to talk about a hot topic, gluten.  

It seem like the perception is that gluten-free automatically means healthy but that isn’t the case at all. 

My stance on gluten is that going gluten-free would never hurt you.  And cutting out gluten might actually eliminate a ton of processed foods from your diet altogether...which is also a good thing.

We also dive into the topics of food sensitivity, intolerance and allergies.  Whether a food sensitivity test is really all it claims to be.  

May 13, 2020

Today, we talk all about intermitten fasting and whether it’s appropriate for fertility. 

Intermitten fasting has becoming super trendy these past few years.  I asked my friend Carrie Jackson, a Registered Dietician who specializes in functional approach instead of the traditional approach to diet, to talk to us about what intermitten fasting is, who is it for, the biggest mistakes to avoid, and how exactly it affects fertility.

May 11, 2020

Minerals are so important for bodily function, and therefore can absolutely affect your fertility.

However, before you run out and grab bottles of minerals such as selenium, chromium and zinc, listen to this episode first.  

You'll also hear about a crazy idea Ashley has about how to boost your cervical mucus production.  We got a pretty good laugh out of it.  

To learn more about the Two Elefants supplements, please visit www.2elefants.com

 

 

May 8, 2020

I want to give you an overview of my supplement philosophy and protocols.

There are three levels of supplements:  essential, optional, and specialty.  

I would encourage you to start with the essential vitamins and diet.  Then add on the rest if you need to.  If you take something that you don’t really need, we have no idea what that would do to your body.

May 6, 2020

The two categories of teas out there, which types of teas are safe to drink and won't mess up your hormones, and one type of tea for each phase of your menstrual cycle.

May 4, 2020

Many of you might not know this but certain raw vegetables can actually damage your thyroid.  And many reasons eating raw vegetables and smoothies are not fertility-friendly. 

May 1, 2020

Today, we answer questions about:

  • how to thicken uterine lining
  • what to focus on diet wise if your pattern is blood deficiency
  • and maca, whether it’s appropriate for fertility.  
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