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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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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.


Links mentioned in this episode:

www.adriennewei.com

https://www.facebook.com/groups/howtogethealthyandgetpregnant/

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.  

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