I was an interview guest: Darja Wagner talks ovarian reserve and improving egg quality for women over 30

Darja Wagner talks ovarian reserve and improving egg quality for women over 30 This article appeared in a blog by Alanna Lawley  two weeks ago.  Some weeks ago, Alanna and I sat together and talked about infertility, love and relationships, and the importance of women understanding their egg health. I also gave some practical tips…

Hiring a doula and why I loved having mine

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Looking back, hiring a doula for my second birth was one the best decisions of my life. Or should I say, NOT hiring a doula for my first labor was one…

What I wish I had understood about fertility when I was first diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

What I wish I had understood about fertility when I was first diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis This post was originally written by Alanna Lawley and published at her wonderful blog Foodadit, where members of a vibrant community in Berlin share they health experiences. Alanna and I are currently working on an in-depth article about improving…

Gluten sensitivity and infertility

Gluten sensitivity and infertility Stomachs of some genetically susceptible people just can’t stand gluten. After such individuals eat gluten (a protein hard to avoid as it’s contained in wheat, barley and rye), they develop all kinds of gastrointestinal problems, but also other manifestations, such as joint pain, fatigue, depression, and infertility. As the matter of fact,…