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April 7, 2018

Epigenetics – Nature vs. Nurture

Epigenetics is a branch of science that’s increasingly relevant to pregnancies.  Especially, IVF pregnancies, where recipients are using donor eggs or sperm. Epigenetics looks at how lifestyle factors can affect your baby’s genes. The gene sequence itself cannot be changed.  But according to research this sequence can alter the way […]
March 24, 2018

Follicular Yoga Sequence (Part Two)

Follicular Phase – Post Menstruation Following on from last week’s Part One of my Follicular Phase (Post Menstruation) blog, we carry on with the poses for this phase.   To recap: The Follicular phase  starts post menstruation cycle, leading up to ovulation. This phase benefits most from postures that support the […]
March 17, 2018

Follicular Yoga Sequence (Part One)

Follicular Phase – Post Menstruation This phase starts post menstruation cycle, leading up to ovulation. The Follicular phase benefits most from postures that support the ovaries to release high quality eggs. This phase also benefits from poses that encourage the development of a thick endometrial lining. We use poses that […]
March 11, 2018

Endometriosis Awareness Week: 3-11th March 2018

This week is Endometriosis Awareness Week and we at EDSA feel it is very important to raise awareness about a serious and often unrecognized condition. What Is Endometriosis? Endometriosis affects 50% of women worldwide, and is one of the leading culprits of infertility. Endometriosis comes from the word Endometrium, which […]
March 3, 2018
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February 24, 2018

Fertility Yoga Poses (Part Two)

Following on from Part One of my Fertility Yoga Poses blog last week, I am going to take you through the final poses of the Follicular Phase (Fertility Sequence 1) cycle.  The poses I will be demonstrating promote rest, healthy movement of blood out of the uterus, and emotional release and […]
February 17, 2018

Fertility Yoga Poses (Part One)

As a yoga teacher, I can see unlimited benefits of doing yoga during your fertility journey. I often hear my clients mirroring online discussions about not being flexible enough to reap the rewards of yoga. This is not what yoga is about. The word yoga (yoke) means union. Yoga is […]
February 9, 2018

Being HIV Positive Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Conceive A Healthy Baby

Very significant advances in medicine and science, HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) seropositive people can live a long and happy life.  Because of this, many couples have the opportunity to consider starting their own families by using donor eggs. What If A Male Partner Is HIV Seropositive? If a male partner […]
February 2, 2018

Fitness For Fertility

  Exercising regularly is very important whilst trying to conceive, although you must also be mindful that too much or too little exercise can make it harder to conceive. We believe in moderate, focused, gentle, regular exercise to maintain a balanced healthy lifestyle.   If you have concerns about how […]
January 27, 2018

Nutrition for Fertility (Part Two)

In part two of our Nutrition For Fertility blog, we are adding more of our favourite fertility boosting foods.   Eating fertility foods is one of a number of natural ways to increase fertility.  Fertility foods will not only increase fertility but will also nurture the health of your baby […]