Intuitive Eating as a New Mom

Before having a baby, my approach to food was somehow both more complicated and more straightforward. Sound confusing? I know. Let me explain… Pre-parenthood, my eating habits were “all about me” and I liked it that way. Every morning for breakfast, I made what I wanted unless my husband had a special request (which was … More Intuitive Eating as a New Mom

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Three (Non-Hormonal) Reasons You Might Not Be Ovulating

When it comes to our cycles, ovulation is everything. We tend to think that our periods—the monthly bleed—is the main event of the menstrual cycle but really that is just the after-math or the by-product. Honestly, it isn’t even the piece that affects our lives the most! Instead, ovulation is the “big deal” aspect of … More Three (Non-Hormonal) Reasons You Might Not Be Ovulating

Fertility Supplements for Egg Health (and Egg Freezing)

TTC is an emotionally charged season. From hormone fluctuations to the desire for a child to the fears and frustrations of unknowns, family planning is anything but easy. It requires enormous investments of time, energy, emotions, and for many, money. With IVF or egg freezing, the number one concern my patients have is how to … More Fertility Supplements for Egg Health (and Egg Freezing)

A Healthier Sort of New Year’s Resolution

I follow a number of other functional medicine doctors on social media, and I have to admit that many of the messages they share have orthorexic undertones. They talk about “eating clean” and following borderline extreme diets, and avoiding this, that or the other food group. Don’t get me wrong, extreme dietary interventions have their … More A Healthier Sort of New Year’s Resolution