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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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May 17, 2018

I’m going to talk about something I love dearly,  and that is acupuncture.

I talked about how specifically you should go about looking for an acupuncturist before, but there are still lots of misconceptions surround acupuncture itself.  

So in this episode, I want to go into detail and:

  • clear up some misconceptions
  • talk about about what a typical acupuncture treatment should look like from beginning to end
  • what you can expect to feel during the treatment and after the treatment.  

I hope to ease your fears about acupuncture because it is such a powerful tool to help you get pregnant.  I don’t want you to stop treatment or have your fears get in the way because of misconceptions, or because someone didn’t take the time to talk to you about what to expect.  

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May 10, 2018

We’ve talked a lot about egg quality, ovulation, timing of intercourse.  But we haven’t talked much about the other super important organ in helping you get pregnant.

And that is the uterus.  I mean hello, you can have the best quality egg around, but if you don’t have a uterus, pregnancy is not possible.  

The uterus is such a special organ that Chinese medicine, it is named Child’s Palace.  

 Today I want to kick off a series of episodes about the uterus.  Here is what you will learn:

  • All about the uterine lining
  • The process of implantation and what the ideal conditions should be in the uterus.  It’s going to be a bit technical but I think it’s important for you to understand what happens after the egg is released.
  • And I’m going to give you my top tips on what you can do in the two-week- wait to create that ideal environment in the uterus to encourage implantation.  

 

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May 3, 2018

So, you’ve finally made the decision to pull the trigger and do an IUI.  There’s a sense of relief because everything is going to taken care of for you.  You don’t have to think about it much. You don’t have to pee on a stick to test for ovulation and you don’t have to dread the baby dance.  

You go get bloodwork and you’re given instructions on what to do.  But you’re also reading online about the different drugs that can be used, different dosages and you’re wondering if the drugs you’re given or the dosage is going to work.  And then there’s the procedure itself, doctors throw out these numbers out at you, and there’s something about “washing the sperm.” It seems so overwhelming and so confusing.

So in this episode, we’re going to talk about:

  • the different types of drugs that are used and why a doctor will use each one
  • Then, we’re going to talk about step by step the IUI procedure itself and what you should expect.  

I hope to offer some clarity so that it doesn’t seem like a huge mystery.  And the next time you’re in a doctor’s office, you’ll know exactly what they’re talking about.  

If you already know all this info and you don’t want to listen to this episode, no worries.  I’ll be back next week with my right hand person Jocey to talk about myths and truths of trying to conceive.  

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