How To Get Healthy And Get Pregnant

This fertility podcast cuts through the noise and zones in on the useful and practical tips to help you get pregnant . The show will provide fresh perspectives for someone who is trying to conceive by integrating modern functional medicine with Chinese medicine. The show's host, Adrienne Wei is a fertility expert with a background in Chinese medicine. She believes leopard print is a neutral color and champagne is appropriate any day of the year.
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Aug 31, 2017

I always talk about how Chinese medicine is really different than Western medicine.  Because one medical system looks for the root cause of diseases and the other is about putting out fire and treating the symptom.  But yet, these two medical systems have a lot of similarities.  

I mentioned last week that I really want to break down the information into bite sized pieces so it’s easier to understand and grasp the concepts.  Especially when it comes to Chinese medicine.  

To many of you it’s a fairly new way of looking at the human body. In today’s episode, I’m going to start with the very, very basic and talk about the core principle of Chinese medicine and its approach to wellness, which is to always strive for balance.

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Aug 24, 2017

Hello and welcome to season 4!  Can't believe that it's almost been a year since I launched this podcast.  

This episode is a preview episode.  I just had so much to update you on that there's no way to squeeze in more content.  

So, I'm going to be talking about what to expect in this upcoming season.  I'm doing things a bit differently so that I can provide more value, and help you get to your goal.

I'll be back next week with Episode 1.  I'm so excited!  

Aug 3, 2017

Ahhhhh, yes, the Two-Week-Wait, or 2WW...

The Two-Week-Wait is the time between ovulation and when you test for pregnancy.

You’ve done everything you could up until this point.  

You tracked ovulation and you did the baby dance and now….you wait.  

You find yourself “symptom checking.”

 Ohhhh, is that an implantation cramp?

 Do I feel slight nausea?

 Did my boobs get bigger?

You also can’t help it but hop onto fertility blogs and forums to see if anyone else out there is feeling the same way.

 Does any of this sound familiar to you?

The two weeks wait feels like an eternity, it feels like two years instead of two weeks. This anguish and anxiety comes from the unknown and the fact that you’ve done everything you could up to this point, and there’s little you can do now except just waiting and waiting.

Many people will tell you don’t stress...yeah right.  That’s the worst advice ever.  It’s important for you to understand that you’re not a crazy person, you’re not over-analyzing, what you’re feeling is completely normal.  So why fight it?  Telling yourself not to think about it is going to cause more anxiety and stress.

I’ve been through thousands of 2WWs with patients and clients.

 While what’s done is done and you can’t change your egg quality at this time, there are things you can do to ease the anxiety and stay positive during this time.  

But in this episode, I want to share with you my best tips on how to boost your chances of implantation while maintaining your sanity and staying positive.