The Pains of PMS

Oh man, when PMS is bad it is TERRIBLE. Headaches, painful swollen breasts, depression, acne, bloating… what to do?! Here are some basic tips to help manage the ups and downs of the days before (and sometimes during) your menstrual cycle. You can try some or all of these remedies

4 Tips For Healing PCOS Naturally

PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome can make it difficult or nearly impossible to conceive naturally. Many women with PCOS ultimately need to use some kind of western intervention like clomid with IUI (intra uterine insemination) or even have to resort to IVF (in vitro fertilization). It doesn’t have to be

Choosing Between IUI and IVF

First, let’s talk about the difference between the two procedures. IUI, or intrauterine insemination, is when sperm is deposited in to the uterus just before ovulation. Most doctors have the patient “trigger” by injecting medication to cause ovulation to occur. This helps guarantee that the timing of the IUI is

Ovulation Predictor Kits

OPKs are very easy to work with and most come with clear instructions on how to use them.  Generally speaking, you will test your urine by using the OPK indicator stick in the early afternoon starting around day 9 of your menstrual cycle.  Drinking a little less water in the