Living & Loving,
Naturally

Living and Loving, Naturally

Living & Loving, Naturally – one couple’s perspective Kelsey and Eddie D. are a couple in their late 20s who love to live as naturally and sustainably as possible. They grow many of their own foods, shop local, and limit toxic chemicals in their cleaning and hygiene products. When it comes to their reproductive health, […]

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Appreciating Your Cycle

Appreciating Your Cycle A Conversation with Emily Kennedy, MSc Emily Kennedy, MSc, serves patients as both a Health Coach and a Fertility Educator at Reply. She also is a personal user of fertility awareness for natural family planning and health monitoring purposes: “My husband and I learned about fertility awareness through friends who were also […]

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Fertility Awareness APPs

There’s an APP for that… There are dozens (if not hundreds) of charting, fertility awareness, and period tracking apps out today, but their accuracy varies widely and very few of them are validated by evidence-based research. We sat down with our Director of Education, Lori Hartley, MPH, RN, who explained why learning a Fertility Awareness […]

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Empowered by Fertility Awareness

Empowered by Fertility Awareness –Reply patient Sarah L. By tracking information about their fertility women can become empowered to play an active role in not only their reproductive health, but in their health and well-being as a whole. Reply patient Sarah L., 27 years old, reflects on her choice to end hormonal contraception and learn […]

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OCTOBER 3 First Tuesday

Please join us! Tuesday, October 3, 2017 6:00PM – 7:00PM Acupuncture for Women’s Health How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Support Fertility, Pregnancy, Menopause, and more! We will explore how acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine can support a woman through all phases of her reproductive life. Whether you are a teen experiencing painful or heavy periods, a […]

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PCOS: Taking Another Look

PCOS: Taking Another Look  Do you experience more acne than most women your age, extra weight in your belly, unwanted hair growth or irregular periods? If so, you may be suffering from a condition called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a gynecological issue that affects one in 10 women. Symptoms include unwanted excess hair […]

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Any Woman. Any Pregnancy.

Preeclampsia: Any Woman. Any Pregnancy. Preeclampsia was a term I had frequently heard, but didn’t fully understand, until it affected our family. I had given birth to four children of my own, including twins following a high-risk pregnancy, but it wasn’t until I become a grandmother this spring that I learned exactly what preeclampsia is. […]

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Complementary Therapies

Complementary Approaches for Fertility Enhancement By Donna J. Zubrod Quite often our patients ask us about complementary natural approaches to fertility enhancement, such as acupuncture and abdominal-pelvic fertility massage. Natural healing therapies focus on helping the body attain a state of balance from within. Key to this balance is proper blood circulation throughout the body. […]

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Infertile or Subfertile?

Infertile or Subfertile? We all think of infertile as the term that describes couples who can’t get pregnant. But not so fast… We have an important note for patients. The medical definition of infertility is “the inability to become pregnant after one year of regular sexual intercourse.” But this definition is far from perfect. It […]

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What is Endometriosis?

What is Endometriosis? March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis affects about 1 in 10 women worldwide, yet many don’t know much about this condition. Shannon Cohn, producer of the documentary, Endo What?, states, “Women still go to an average of 6-8 doctors for 8-10 years before they are diagnosed. They are still told it’s […]

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