Preparing for Success: Alternative Fertility Treatments for Advanced Maternal Age

By Jose Ruiz Women struggling with infertility who find themselves of “advanced maternal age” often wonder whether acupuncture might be helpful to them. Acupuncture may be effective for women trying to conceive in a number of ways, especially in improving blood flow to the reproductive organs and correcting underlying imbalances that could be distracting the […]

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Creating Positive Intentions for the New Year

By Elena Clamen, LMHC The New Year is the time for resolutions. Every year we pledge to do a few things that we hope will help enrich our lives, whether it be: going to the gym, volunteering, or simply spending more time with family and friends. While we know these things are beneficial, realistically we […]

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Yoga for Fertility

By Monica Morell, PhD What is fertility yoga? Fertility yoga is a therapeutic type of yoga that helps make the connection between body, mind, emotions, and spirit.. Like most yoga programs, fertility yoga places emphasis on the benefits of integrating breath with movement. It helps an individual gain balance, strength, and vitality. But what makes […]

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A Mind Body Approach to Enhancing Resiliency

Today’s post for National Infertility Awareness Week focuses on the value and importance of the mind-body connection with regards to infertility. Leslee Kagan, MS, FNP-BC, from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital shares her insights with us today. Infertility is a common challenge estimated to affect over 7 million women […]

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