Fertility Wellness

April 23, 2019

How Egg Quality Affects Fertility

How Egg Quality Affects Fertility While it is true that age commonly determines ovarian and egg health. However, based on Scientific evidence, many lifestyle factors can have a significant impact on the health of the ovaries and eggs, such as environmental influences, hormonal changes in the body, stress. We also […]
February 21, 2019

What is BMI and why is it so important when it comes to fertility?

What is BMI and why is it so important when it comes to fertility? Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. BMI is calculated by dividing your height (in centimetres) by your weight (in kilograms). […]
August 3, 2018

7 Signs of Infertility

There are many reasons why a couple may be struggling with infertility.  Research has shown that: 30% the cause of infertility is found to be the woman 30% the cause of infertility is found to be the man 30% the cause of infertility is found to be both male and […]
May 6, 2018

Q&A With Dr. Lulu Beyers

Dr Lulu Beyers is a registered Doctor of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture). She has been a Natural Health practitioner for over 15 years and holds degrees in both Natural Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr Beyers specializes in treating infertility, reproductive/hormonal disorders and imbalances relating to the nervous […]
April 25, 2018

Q&A with Kimenthra Raja – Freezing Your Embryos

Kimenthra Raja is the Director of HART Fertility Clinic and is a qualified embryologist. She has an MSc degree from the University of Stellenbosch, an Honours degree in Genetics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, with more than 20 years’ experience in IVF laboratory practice. She has set up and co-owns […]
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 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 […]