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How To Get Healthy and Get Pregnant

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 18, 2019

It seems like I've been gone forever...and the truth is I needed to take a break. 

But I'm back and ready to relaunch.  I want us to have a fresh start and I'm committed to make this podcast more amazing than before.

I want to take this opportunity to explain myself because we're in this together.  We've been brought together for a reason and I want to be open and honest and transparent with you.

To join my free facebook group, search for How to Get Healthy and Get Pregnant.

For information on The Fertile Period Lab, click here.

 

May 23, 2019

When you've experienced a delay in getting pregnant, at times it feels like pregnancy is impossible.

Hear the story of one woman's journey to pregnancy as she faced not ONE...but THREE medical challenges.

What I want you to know is that no matter how impossible your situation seems...you always have options, you will get pregnant because you are practically fertile.

To signup for the waitlist for the next launch of The Fertile Period Lab, visit:

www.adriennewei.com/FPL

 

May 9, 2019

Do you ever find yourself thinking...if I can just get pregnant...I'll be so happy?

Today, I want to talk to you about why that is not going to happen unless you learn to be happy before you get pregnant.

Free Resources Mentioned:

www.adriennewei.com/freecourse

www.adriennewei.com/makeover

Facebook Group 

May 2, 2019

Today I’m going to be talking about unexplained infertility, which I think is a ridiculous diagnosis because nothing is ever unexplained.

Here is what i’m going to cover in this episode:

  • The one mindset shift we need to make right now 
  • Why I think doctors are too quick to diagnose UI without crossing all the "t"s and dotting all the “i”s
  • Why you shouldn’t just jump into IUI or IVF
  • Possible causes of unexplained infertility according to Chinese medicine

My free mini-course,  The Secret Ingredient to Getting Pregnant is available now, and it complements this episode beautifully.  Especially for those of you who are trying to figure out exactly why pregnancy hasn’t happened for you.

To sign up go to adriennewei.com/freecourse

If you’ve already familiar with my podcast, signed up for the free course, and you’re still pulling your hair out trying frustrated and confused...you just wish someone could tell you the what why and how of getting pregnant...you’re willing to invest in yourself and your health, then join the waitlist for my signature program the Fertile Period Lab.

Sign up at adriennewei.com/fpl and click learn more

 

 

Apr 23, 2019

Welcome to episode 4!

So I'm back from D.C. and had an amazing time!  Many of you wonder if and how I stay on track with my diet and lifestyle while on vacation.  Vacations for some people is a time to relax, let loose and "cheat" on their diets.  My husband certainly does this.  As he is eating a chocolate cake he'll say "it's vacation."

I've often wondered why people think that vacation is a green light to be unhealthy.  

I think it's the principle of "everything in moderation is ok."  I used to be a fan of this, but now I'm finding that I'm wrong, and moderation may be preventing us from achieving our goals.

To find out why, let's jump in!

 

Mar 15, 2019

One of the biggest fears you all have is working really hard to get pregnant and then end up miscarrying...

...well how about miscarrying 5 times.

Five losses and top of that you’ve been told IVF is your only option.

How do you recover from that...how do you pick up the pieces after each loss and keep going... to have enough faith in your body that it’s going to be able to get pregnant and stay pregnant.

Today, I bring the incredible story of Laurie.

She is someone who suffered 5 miscarriages before finally getting pregnant and is now 15 weeks along.

You’re going to hear about her ups and downs on her journey, the actions she took both holistic and medical, and what finally tipped the scale and made the biggest difference for her

I will give you a huge hint, it’s not a miracle pill or a magical diet.  

I can’t wait for you to listen to Laurie’s story because I know it’s going to inspire so many of you, and give you the hope that yes you can get pregnant against all odds.

Feb 28, 2019

Today I have a guest for my episode, Devon Baeza, Life coach and fertility finance coach.

That’s pretty interesting right?  She’s not just a life coach she is a fertility finance coach.

I totally understand that during the TTC process, your biggest fear is that no matter what you do, you won’t be able to get pregnant. And it’s exactly this fear that drives your decision making.  

For example, because of this fear, some of you choose to do nothing.  But some of you do too much because you’re are convinced that what is holding you back from getting pregnant are things like diet, timing of intercourse, lifestyle...and you’re sure there is that ONE thing you’re missing.  

But you rarely think about how your mindset about how money ties into all of this, and that your beliefs about money could be holding you back from getting pregnant. And I’m not just talking about coming up with cold hard cash for an IUI and IVF.  

In this episode, Devon talks to us about the five biggest mistakes you’re making when it comes to money that could be holding you back from getting pregnant.

Devon also has a super cool freebie for all of you, it’s 15 ways to come up with money for fertility procedures that you didn’t know about.  

To download this just go to devonbaeza.com.  

Feb 19, 2019

You could be repelling the fertile energy when you say this little phrase every single month.  

Tune in to hear why you should get your hopes up every single month.  

Feb 12, 2019

Today, I’m bringing you a recording from our Fertility Happy Hour Facebook live show.

Jocey, my incredible co host and I talk about supplements and what I call hypersupplementitis.  It’s not a real condition because I made it up, but it makes me upset that so many women are blindly trusting supplement companies because of good marketing.  

So in this episode, we have a message for the supplements industry and why you need to change your mindset around supplements.  

Feb 7, 2019

I love my job dearly and I've helped hundreds of women conceive.  But inevitably, there are times of losses too. 

Today, I'm going to be talking about one of the scariest topics when it comes to TTC.  It's one of the biggest fears a woman will have and that is miscarriage.  To try so hard to achieve success, only to lose it is an incredibly painful process to deal with.  Physically and emotionally.

I'm going to talk about:

1.  What causes a miscarriage (there are actually three types of miscarriages)

2.  How to prevent a miscarriage

3.  When to start trying again

There's no easy way to recover from a miscarriage, but with each day it gets easier.  I hope the information in this episode will help you along the way, and provide comfort for you in knowing that you were a mother no matter how short the duration. 

Links mentioned:

FREE WEBINAR - 3 Steps To Getting Pregnant Naturally

 

Feb 5, 2019

Recording from the Morning Coffee With Adrienne Facebook Live Show.

I'm offering a free webinar on February 12th: 3 Steps To Getting Pregnant Naturally Even If You Feel Like It's Impossible

To sign up for the webinar, go to www.adriennewei.com/3steps

Jan 31, 2019

Today, I’m going to be bringing you a recording of a FB live mini webinar that I did on Tuesday, all about cervical mucus.

We have a lot of discussion about cervical mucus in the private group, and it’s an area that causes a ton of confusion for people.

So in this episode, we discuss;

1. The true purpose of the cervical mucus

2. The 4 types of cervical mucus

3.  Why you shouldn't be using lubricants.

 

Links mentioned:

FB Group

Free Quiz

Jan 24, 2019

An audio recording of my morning Facebook Live show 

Do you ever say to yourself "I've tried everything" or "nothing is working?"

Jan 17, 2019

Today, I have a special guest on the show.  Her name is Lily Nichols.

She is the author of Real Food For Pregnancy and Real Food For Gestational Diabetes.  Lily is a Registered Dietician and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher and speaker.

In this episode, Lily and I talk about:

  • The absolute essential nutrients that you need when you’re pregnant
  • Mistakes to avoid when it comes to prenatal nutrition
  • Gestational diabetes, what the tests and numbers mean, what you can do if you’re at risk for GD or have it currently.

For more information on Lily Nichols, please click Here.

Other links mentioned:

Free Mini-course

Jan 10, 2019

Today’s episode is the audio portion of a Facebook live that I did last Friday with Jocey.  So many of you tell me that you’re not able to make the Facebook live shows because it’s during the work day.

But I don’t want you to miss out on valuable information.

Jocey and I talk about endometriosis because it’s been coming up quite a bit in our group.  And there’s a mix bag of feelings, from relief because you now have an answer, to "oh shit, I’m never going to get pregnant." 

In this episode, we talk about:

  • What endometriosis is
  • The causes of endometriosis
  • And is laparascopy the best treatment option

I've also created a FREE min-course for you, The Secret Ingredient You Need to Get Pregnant.  To get instant access, please go to:

adriennewei.com/freecourse

 

Jan 3, 2019

Happy 2019!  I am so glad that 2018 is behind us.  I'm excited about what this year will bring for all of us.

But first, let's get real for a minute and think about what's known as "New Years Resolutions."  Raise your hand if you've set resolutions before and then you forget about them as the year moves on.

Don't feel bad though, resolutions are meant to set you up for failure.  

In this episode, I talk about why you shouldn't bother setting up resolutions and what you should do instead to get yourself one step closer to getting pregnant.  

 

Dec 20, 2018

I have an incredible episode planned for you today.

I’ve invited my good friend Shannon Schultz-Wooten back on the show.  She gets a trophy for having the most number of appearances on the podcast.  

Shannon is a Life Coach & writer. Specifically, she is is a mindset coach for visionary entrepreneurs ready to trail blaze a path to wealth & intimacy. She is a rebellious, creative junkie, who believes that life can be whatever we want it to be as long as we have the sass, class, & willingness to create it.  She is also the author of Infertility Sucks, You Don't coming on on December 24th.  Mark your calendar. 

Lately I was really noticing that so many of you get stuck in this loop of "if I can just get pregnant, my life will be so much better;"" if I do these few things, then I’ll get pregnant;" "Please god, diving power or universe, if I do this, can I please have a baby."

This is what Shannon calls bargaining and it never works to bring us happiness or the results that we’re looking for.  

Don’t get me wrong, the right strategy does matter, I talk a lot about nutrition, lifestyle, strategies around ovulation and implantation.  And If you don’t have the right strategy you’re going to be spinning your wheels.

But strategy aside, if you’re not in the right frame of mind, it can hold you back because as humans, we’re really good at getting inside our own heads.

We’re really good at telling ourselves that we’re not enough, we’re not worthy, we’re not deserving.  And then these thoughts spiral out of control and you end up sabotaging your own efforts.

And not only that, we become really good at pointing fingers and playing the blame games.  Life sucks, life is not fair, blaming our bodies for failing, blaming our husbands for not having super sperm, blaming other people for their happiness, how dare this person invites me to a baby shower knowing what I’m going through.  

I can go on and on about all the pearls of wisdom that Shannon shared but I don’t want to spoil it for you.  I think you need to have some context around them otherwise they’re just quotes on paper.

To connect with Shannon:

You can email her at shannon@lifewithshannon.com

Check out her Facebook Page @ Shannon Wooten

And instagram account @shannonwooten

 

Dec 15, 2018

You may notice that some episode are missing!  That's because I need to update some outdated information.  

Be patient :) New episodes are coming soon.

Nov 8, 2018

Thanks for patiently waiting for the next new episode of the podcast.  

I talk to so many of you about taking time for yourself and how taking a break can really re-energize you.

Well, that's exactly what I'm doing :)

Don't worry, I'll be back real soon with new episodes to help you reach your goal of getting pregnant.  Until then, join us in our private Facebook Group to get support and advice.

To join the group, just search for How to Get Healthy and Get Pregnant and ask for permission.

See you all very soon.

XOXO

Adrienne

Aug 31, 2018

This is episode a lot of you have been waiting for.

Keto diet is all the rage right now.  Everyday, I receive many emails from women who are trying-to-conceive and wondering if the Keto diet is the right diet for them. 

I want to you to meet Carrie Jackson, Registered Dietician and MS of Nutrition.  

I invited Carrie on the show because she's a nutrition expert first and foremost.  And I want to discuss the keto diet because I think there are misconceptions about the diet, its purpose, and also its benefits and risks.

Let's dive into the conversation with Carrie Jackson on the Keto diet.

Aug 23, 2018

You know how I'm always talking about the trifecta to getting pregnant?  Nutrition, lifestyle and mindset?  So many of you ask me for tips and tricks on how to improve your body physically, but no one ever asks me for advice on how to get into the right mindset.  

Yet, mindset is ⅓ of the pie, a crucial piece of the getting pregnant pie.

But how do you get into the right mindset? Is it simply practicing gratitude and meditation?  Is it simply just think positively? If you’ve followed me long enough you would know that the answer to that last question is a "no."

So today, I have brought a very special guest to the show to talk about getting into the right frame of mind through being present, setting intentions and meditating.

Meet Jane Ritz, other wise known as Jane the guide.  Jane is an energy healer and sonic meditation expert.  

Now don’t make the mistake of turning away from this episode and thinking that it’s way too esoteric and "woo woo."  There is nothing "woo woo" about this episode because we’re going to be talking about real action steps that you can take to get into the right mindset and I guarantee that you’ve never heard anything like this before.

To sign up for my free mini-course, Your Complete Blueprint To Getting Pregnant, click HERE.  

Aug 16, 2018

This topic is an especially hard one to talk about because it has to do with my perfectionism because, I like to be perfect all the time.  In fact I feel like I have to be perfect all the time.

I want to really highlight this today because It’s taking me a super long time to realize that my perfectionism could be standing in the way of my own success.  And perhaps you’ll resonate with some of the things that I’m going to talk about so bear with me.

And I always say that self awareness is the first step. If you’re not self aware then it’s going to be hard to take action.  So I think this episode will apply to a lot of you if not all of you who are listening out there.

Links Mentioned:

Free Mini-Course: Your Complete Blueprint to Getting Pregnant

Aug 9, 2018

It doesn’t seem fair but we all know someone who was so frustrated, then says screw it all, I’m going to party like a rockstar this month, eat what I want, do what I want...and they end up getting pregnant.

So is there some truth to just relax and it’ll happen?

I know so many of you love the tips and tricks but  I keep noticing over and over again inside the private group that a lot of you are stuck on the mindset piece.

So this is not going to be an episode where I tell you that you can’t feel a certain way because that’s not how I do things.  But what’s really interesting is that in Chinese medicine, each emotion is tied to a certain organ system.  And each emotion can absolutely have an impact on the functions of each organ system, and ultimately fertility.

Links mentioned:

Private FB Community

Episodes mentioned:

Episode 47

Episode 52

 

Jul 5, 2018

Today’s podcast episode is all about money- or rather deciding which blood work panels and diagnostics are TRULY WORTH the financial investments that come with them.

Today’s episode kicks off a new mini-series I’m doing called, “Where Should I Spend My Money?” For today, we’ll talk about:

----> The standard tests you should ALWAYS ask for…

----> The test to get if you haven’t had your period in 3+ months…

----> When a uterine biopsy makes sense… and when it doesn’t.

----> What tests your partner should be getting...

----> And you’ll get my thoughts on the HSG test, sonograms, laparoscopies…

 

Listen, I know it’s overwhelming just to read that list above… and depending on your insurance or the type of test, you’re probably seeing $$$ all over the place.

But this is important- and with new advice, information and “internet experts” coming from all aspects of your life- I promise this episode will help break it down CLEARLY and CONCISELY so you spend money on the right things at the right time.

Jun 28, 2018

It’s hard to let things go sometimes- especially when we’re looking for answers. You’re not getting pregnant so CLEARLY it’s something you’re doing wrong, right?

Well… no, not always.

Sometimes it simply is just the timing... and has absolutely nothing to do with what flavor tea you’re drinking.

Yes, you do need to pay attention to lifestyle habits…

Yes, you do need to cut certain things from your diet…

And HECK YES, you do need to understand your cycle…

But still, there are just some things that you can officially toss in the “WHO CARES BUCKET!”

And that’s what we’re going to gab about today!

On today’s episode I’m going to:

----> Break down the top 4 things I hear people worrying about most…

----> Explain why they aren’t worth becoming a worry-wart over…

----> And there’s a little bonus “ah ha” moment about spleen energy and digestion I think you’re going to like…

Quit pulling your hair out over every little thing and join me to catch a breather.


TTC is exhausting <<<------- But when it comes to this, YOU control the level of chaos… and I think you’ll feel much better for doing so!

Links mentioned:

Private FB Community

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