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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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Mar 6, 2020

Today I share the top five questions from our Fertility Tip Tuesday show and my answers for them.  

Mar 4, 2020

Any guess on what the most popular Chinese medicine pattern is?

In this episode, Ashely and I talk about this pattern.  How to resolve it, and more on Chinese herbs.  

Feb 28, 2020

When it comes to TTC what you put in your body truly can impact your chances of getting pregnant...I know you know this.  

But what do you do when you've tried every diet out there and nothing seems to working?  You're starting to wonder if it all matter.  

Today, we'll talk about the three major reasons why you diet may not be working for you.  

Links mentions:

www.2elefants.com

Feb 26, 2020

I haven't talked about Chinese herbs much on this podcast, but Chinese herbs are actually my THING...

Learn all about Chinese herbs, why they're amazing, and how they can help to shorten the time that it takes to get pregnant.  

Feb 19, 2020

Spleen is one of the most important organs for fertility according to Chinese medicine.  

Why?  Doctors will tell you that you do not need a spleen to survive. 

Listen as I talk about in details what the spleen does and why it matter.  

Feb 14, 2020

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.  

To join us in our private group, click here.  

Feb 12, 2020

This is one of the topics that I'm so passionate about.  Personally, I had to manage my PCOS in order to become pregnant.  

PCOS is a complicated condition.  What bothers me is that people are not educated about natural management options, and they jump into medicated procedures too quickly.

Feb 7, 2020

Today I want to give you the blueprint to getting pregnant and which major areas you should be focusing your attention on.

It doesn’t matter if you’re starting out or if you’ve been trying for a while, this episode is for you.

I want you to really focus on the process first, and not worry about the small details.  Once you get the big picture, you can then fill int the details.  

Jan 31, 2020

You may have read that DHEA helps with egg quality and wondering if you should be taking it. 

I do not want to be a nagging parent and keep saying the same thing over and over...but DHEA is actually a hormone and is not appropriate for everyone. 

So we’re going to talk about what DHEA is, how it became so popular, how it works, and who should take it.

To join our private Facebook group, click here.  

Jan 29, 2020

Learn mistakes to avoid, the difference between various licensing levels, and why you should always consider going to someone who specializes in fertility acupuncture.  

Jan 24, 2020

Today, I’m bringing you an interview with my good friend Andrea Jang.  Andrea is a fertility acupuncturist in the San Francisco bay area.  Her clinic was the first clinic other than my own, to embrace the Practically Fertile Methodology.  We’ve been working closely together for two years.

What Andrea has added to her practice recently is functional medicine. According to Andrea, Conventional lab ranges are inaccurate, bell curves are used, and only limited tests are ordered. Unlike conventional lab tests, functional lab values are more sensitive to reveal problems. 

Andrea wants to offer the Comprehensive Thyroid Evaluation for only $147 (Regularly $350). And this test will be Available to the first 10 people who contact her.  

Offer includes:

Complete thyroid panel including 9 key thyroid tests plus a one on one Functional Medicine consultation to review the test results.

  • T3 Uptake 
  • T3, Free (FT3) 
  • T3, Reverse, LC/MS/MS  
  • T3, Total 
  • T4 (Thyroxine), Total 
  • T4, Free (FT4) 
  • Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies 
  • Thyroglobulin Antibodies 
  • TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) 

Most tests run only 1-2 of these markers and miss the key underlying imbalances. This offer also includes a 25% discount on a supplement purchase through Fullscript and a Thyroid Health Education card. 

(Lab testing not available for residents in NY, NJ, RI. )

To register, text “Thyroid” to 415.496.JANG (5264) or go to jangacupuncture.com and click the email icon to get in touch. 

Jan 22, 2020

Can I just tell you that the supplement industry is a multi-billion dollar industry!  One of the things that bugs me is the misconception that more is better.

It’s common to see supplements especially multi vitamins that are overloaded with like 500% of something or 3500% of something.  And that, besides possibly throwing money away, more importantly it can be dangerous.

Jan 17, 2020

Ashley is in the house!  We were working on several projects, and I grabbed her to get on the podcast with me.  

We talked about methods of ovulation, and I rank my favorite to my least favorite methods.

And we talked about how you need to be more Yin in the Yang Phase, which is the TWW.

You want to know what to eat for fertility, and I have the answers.  To learn more about the Practically Fertile® Online Intensive for Nutrition, here is the link:  www.practicallyfertileclub.com/nutritionintensive

Jan 15, 2020

Ashley and I talk about this one thing that could be preventing you from getting pregnant, and it all started with the fact that instagram is taking away "likes"

To register for the free Fertility Nutrition 101 minicourse, go to www.practicallyfertileclub.com/101

Jan 10, 2020

If you've heard about vaginal and you're curious about how it can help with fertility, this is the episode for you.  

I brought in my good friend, Jocey Rodriquez.  She’s my right hand woman at Inner Peace Acupuncture, and is certified in perineal hydrotherapy.  

We talk about what vaginal steaming is, different conditions it can help with, the pitfalls you want to avoid, and precautions you'll want to take. 

To signup for the Fertility Nutrition 101 mini-course.  Click here.  

Jan 8, 2020

A lot of you believe that you have to cut them out all together in order to get pregnant. 

I give you the lo-down on exactly how much caffeine you can have and what types of alcohol are fertility friendly.  

Jan 3, 2020

I absolutely believe in supplementation, but I believe in supplementing purposefully.

One of the biggest mistakes women make while TTC is taking too many supplements.  Overtime, the cost really adds up and some can even disrupt hormones and delay the TTC process even longer 

In this episode, I give you my Essential Supplements Guide for Fertility.  I talk about which vitamins you really need, and which ones you do not need to worry about.  

To download the guide, go to www.practicallyfertileclub.com/supplements

Dec 27, 2019

Today, I share with you an honor coaching call with Cecelia, one of the members inside The Fertile Period Lab.

Cecelia is currently prepping for an IVF cycle and she's had problems responding to medication in the past.

You'll learn about a protocol that I share with Cecelia that has been known to boost follicle count and egg quality during an IVF cycle.  

Dec 25, 2019

Holiday season means being around people at parties and get-togethers...

Lots of you have been asking if being sick will affect your chances of getting pregnant, and if taking medication will ruin your chances especially during the two week wait. 

Dec 20, 2019

Male fertility is on a huge decline.  Male-factor related fertility challenges now make up 40-50% of all causes of infertility.

This is a topic that cannot be ignore even though it can be super difficult to discuss.  

In this episode, I'm going to share the 6 ways to dramatically boost male fertility that will benefit everyone.  It's a false sense of security to think that just because of one good sperm analysis that it will stay that way.  

To checkout the infographic demonstrating the steady decline of male fertility, click here.  

To download the freebie from this episode, click here.  

Dec 18, 2019

In 1987, you needed 50% normal shaped sperm per sample to be considered normal.  

In 2019, you only need 3-4% normal shaped sperm per sample in order to be considered normal.  

Listen in as Ashley and I discuss the decline of male fertility and how we feel about it. 

To download the fertile cycle checklist (with an extra bonus of recipes) click here.  

Dec 13, 2019

Today, we talk about the 10 parameters of a fertile cycle and what they mean for your fertility.  

To join our Facebook community, click here.  

Don't forget to download the Fertile Cycle Checklist, here.  

Dec 11, 2019

A recording from our Unfiltered show happening every Thursday on Facebook @ Practically Fertile By Adrienne Wei.

To join our private facebook community, click here.  

Dec 6, 2019

I know that there's a lot of confusion surrounding this topic.

For example, if I say something like "loose stools or spotting midcycle is a sign of spleen qi deficiency," a lot of you will assume that is your pattern, but that’s not the case at all. 

So I want to clear up the confusion today.

Dec 4, 2019

Recording from our Unfiltered show.  

What do you say to the annoying relative who asks "when are you going to have kids?"

To join our Facebook group, click here.  

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