Author Archives: Rachel Bolton

Beth

Beth tried everything to get pregnant. She did four rounds of IUI and spent three years doing multiple rounds of IVF. She did extensive testing and exploratory surgery with a fertility clinic, but they just told her she had low egg reserve. She worked with acupuncturists, nutritionists and did an online fertility program. But no…

Tria

Tria was trying to conceive for over three years, she was diagnosed with unexplained infertility and tried IUI. After having a miscarriage, they tested the embryro to find it wasn’t viable. Her doctor told her that given her age she should go for IVF. Tria wanted to improve egg and sperm quality before going for…

Cassie

Cassie had been trying to conceive for 16 months with no success. The basic fertility tests for her and her husband had come back ‘normal’ and they were given a diagnosis of unexplained infertility, which was very frustrating because they didn’t know why they were not getting pregnant or what to do about it. That’s…

4 Ways To Stay Motivated When You’re TTC

Do you feel like you’ve tried everything to improve your fertility? From logging your period to using an ovulation predictor kit to charting your temperature. And the way you’ve changed your diet from cutting down on caffeine to eating like a fertility goddess. It’s so frustrating when you feel like you’re ticking all the boxes…

Crystal

Crystal had low AMH, high FSH and had experienced two losses. She was frustrated with her body and thought that it wouldn’t happen until she joined the Fertility Club, fixed her imbalances and got pregnant three months later. She is now in her third trimester and excited to meet her baby girl. Get inspired and…

How To Talk To Your Partner About Fertility Solutions

Men and women have different approaches to fertility and this can cause friction and stress in a relationship. It can stop you from moving forward with optimising your fertility. Or it can mean that you go for IVF too early. I just got a message from a woman recognising the differences and asking how to…

Vasi

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Vasi had multiple fibroids, endometriosis and a very low egg reserve. After 2 miscarriages and failed IVF, she was told to go away and keep trying. She felt exhausted and defeated, but knew there must be something else that she could do. That’s when she found the Fertility Club membership, she took control of her…

4 Ways To Get Unstuck And Get Pregnant Faster

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Are you feeling stuck? And is it taking too long to get pregnant? I know how hard this is. There are some days, like when you get your period or another round of IVF doesn’t work, that you feel like giving up altogether. It’s painful to wake up every morning and remember that you don’t have what you…

MTHFR And What It Means For Your Fertility

What if the reason you are not getting pregnant or you’re having miscarriages is that you have an undiagnosed gene mutation? Did you know that 40% of people have the MTHFR gene mutation and it often goes undiagnosed? MTHFR is a gene that provides instructions for making an enzyme called methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase. This enzyme plays…

Thyroid And Fertility

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If you’re struggling to get pregnant, you’ve had a miscarriage, you’re feeling tired, too hot or too cold, then you could have a thyroid issue. Thyroid issues often go undiagnosed, so it is important to know the signs so that you can do something about it. In a study of 400 women, 24% of them…

Interview With Sylvia Kang CEO At Mira

Meet Sylvia Kang the co-founder and CEO of Mira Fertility Tracker. Watch this interview to: Find out how a Mira fertility tracker is different to an ovulation predictor kit (OPKs), taking your body basal temperature (BBT) and other fertility trackers. Discover how Mira is like having a mini lab at home to monitor your hormone…

Low Progesterone And Fertility

low progesterone

Achieving an optimal hormonal balance is one of the essentials when trying to conceive (TTC). The hormone, progesterone, is one of the big team players to watch out for. Along with many other functions, it maintains the lining of the uterus, making it possible for a fertilised egg to attach and survive. It also plays…

Oestrogen Dominance

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When you’re trying to conceive (TTC), the words ‘oestrogen dominance’ could be enough to raise your stress levels- particularly true if you think you have it. It doesn’t need to be that way and here’s why. Knowledge is power. Armed with the right information, you’ll discover there are lots of ways to eliminate excess oestrogen. You…

Wild Salmon And Fertility

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Are you eating enough fish to support your fertility, hormones and cycle? And are you eating the right kind of fish to supercharge your fertility? Find out the fertility benefits of wild salmon, the difference between wild salmon and farmed salmon, wild salmon species, how to sustainably source salmon, a simple way to eat it…

What If You Don’t Feel Like A Fertility Hero?

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Have you been struggling to get pregnant and don’t feel heroic at all? Yup. Me too. I remember when I was trying to get pregnant and I used to compare myself to other people all the time. Look at the girl from the office who wasn’t even trying and got pregnant instantly. At the time,…

Esther

Esther struggled to get pregnant for five years. She worried that it would never happen for her because every month she got her period and never had a positive pregnancy test. She got help from her doctor with basic fertility tests, but they didn’t find the root cause of her fertility issues. She researched and…

What Is A Fertility Hero?

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You might not feel like a Fertility Hero right now, particularly if you’ve had a bad day, started your period, or seen another pregnancy announcement, but stick with me. I’m going to show you how you can see yourself as the Fertility Hero that you are (and especially, if you’ve had a bad day). What…

Lisa

Lisa had endometriosis, recurrent miscarriages and many health issues. She tried to get pregnant for over three years, went to two different fertility doctors and unfortunately the fertility treatments didn’t work. She was angry and hopeless about not being able to get pregnant. She felt like she had tried everything to get pregnant and then…

6 Ways To Improve Fertility This Summer

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Do you change your fertility-boosting habits throughout your cycle? What about seasonally? How do you mix it up? With summer here, it is time to switch it up. The way to improve fertility in the summer is different from what to do in the winter. Think like a tree. Copy nature and you’ll be more…