Why are women advised egg donation earlier in the US than in Europe?

I often get emails from women around the world asking me when I think is the right point to enter an egg donation program. One would think that there should be a clear consensus on this in the medical community, right? Not at all. A long time ago I noticed one weird thing: it's not only biological and medical reasoning that is leading fertility doctors to suggest egg donations to women. So what is it? [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:44+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Massage: Does it help women to get pregnant faster?

Image courtesy: praisaeng at FreeDigitalPhotos.net In terms of increasing fertility in women who are trying to get pregnant, three types of massage are usually discussed: Western massage is the classic kind of massage, which focuses on kneading the muscles. Thai massage generally applies focused pressure on the body. There are many subforms, such as traditional Thai, hot stone, and deep tissue massage, or Reiki energy healing. During a Western massage, the patient remains relatively [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:44+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Wish to get pregnant faster? Eat mediterranean diet!

Image courtesy of rakratchada torsap at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Countless women of 35 and above worry about how to get pregnant faster. When biological clock starts ticking its last years, women have no choice but to wish to have a first baby quickly, then wait a short time between pregnancies and complete their family as soon as possible. I know that because I've been there myself.   What foods to eat to become more fertile? To help [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:46+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

How can fertility massage help you get pregnant?

One pleasant way to cut tension while trying to get pregnant is the fertility massage. To apply fertility massage, you can hire a practitioner. Or you can simply watch one of the many good YouTube videos (like one above!) on how to perform a fertility massage. In my opinion, women have a good feeling of their own abdomen and can relax well in the sauna, after a workout, or in the privacy of [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:46+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Tags: , , |

How to Improve Egg Quality: The Smart Way to Get Pregnant

As I'm updating this post (September 2017), my book is still at the top of the category Sexual and Reproductive health on Amazon. Upon the release in late 2014, it reached the #1 position quite quickly and mostly remained there for the past three years. Thank you all for reading and supporting my work with your wonderful reviews!   Finally! My new book baby is out. It's called: How to Improve Egg Quality: The Smart [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:47+00:00 December 29th, 2013|Tags: , , |

Do you eat a balanced diet? Really?

  What you eat affects your chances to get pregnant From the perspective of someone who has dealt with vitamins and hormones for over a decade, I am convinced that it is not a good idea to rely on the claims of the food industry that eating “a balanced diet“ will provide all the nutrients that our bodies need. What does a “balanced diet” mean, beyond being a phrase? Who feels they know [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:47+00:00 October 27th, 2013|Tags: , , , |