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This fertility podcast helps you to cut through the noise on the topics of women's health and fertility, zones in on the useful and practical tips that can help to boost your fertility. The show will provide fresh perspectives for someone who is trying to conceive by integrating Western medicine with Chinese medicine. The show's host, Adrienne Wei is a fertility expert with a background in Chinese medicine.
 
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The Fertility Podcast is a safe place for men and women to talk and learn about infertility. It is for anyone looking for information and support ten trying to start a family and having problems. Episodes include interviews with Fertility experts and stories from everyday people talking honestly about their own fertility journey and what they have had to overcome. Also there are chats with lots of wellbeing experts all giving an essential voice to what is still a taboo subject.
 
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Ahhhhh, yes, the Two-Week-Wait, or 2WW... The Two-Week-Wait is the time between ovulation and when you test for pregnancy. You’ve done everything you could up until this point. You tracked ovulation and you did the baby dance and now….you wait. You find yourself “symptom checking.” Ohhhh, is that an implantation cramp? Do I feel slight nausea? ...…
 
I received a personal message yesterday after a long day at work. And it’s my favorite type of message - a pregnancy success story. One of my listeners wanted to let me know that she has been following me for a few months and she incorporated my diet advice as part her daily routine. She is now pregnant and planning her gender reveal party. It ...…
 
If you’ve been listening to my podcast for a while, you most likely have heard the period series where I talked about how to know if your cycle is fertile. And one of the ways to gauge whether or not your cycle is fertile is the pain level of your period. In a nutshell, if your period is super painful that means the energy and the blood are bot ...…
 
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Today’s episode is going to be on FOMO, have you ever heard of that word? FOMO, fear of missing out. That grass is always greener feeling, and there’s always something better out there. Have you ever had this uneasy and anxious feeling that everyone else’s life is better than yours? Are you the type of read at least 10 reviews before buying a t ...…
 
I’m sure never in a million years would you have thought that in your late twenties and early thirties that you would be battling acne again. You’re excited to put that awkward teenage years behind you, but the acne just keep following you around. It’s so frustrating that no matter what type of face wash, moisturizer that you use, and zit zappe ...…
 
In Chinese medicine we talk about energy flow and how important it is for your energy to flow properly. If it gets stuck, you’ll have problems. But what about the energy flow of your environment? What if you’re living in a super cluttered space, what if you’re working with a toxic person every day? Have you ever wondered why some plants keep dy ...…
 
It's no secret that one of my favorite subjects to talk about is acupuncture. In this episode, I talk about how to know if acupuncture is right for you and how find an acupuncturist. What are some of the questions you have to ask to see if that person is a right fit for you, what qualifications do you look for. As much as I love my profession, ...…
 
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to know if you’re ready for medical intervention. I love the fact that reproductive medicine has advanced so much now because 30 years ago, IVF wasn’t even an option. And now many women are able to get pregnant and become mothers because of it. But I think because IUI or IVF is a readily available ...…
 
Welcome to episode 4! So I'm back from D.C. and had an amazing time! Many of you wonder if and how I stay on track with my diet and lifestyle while on vacation. Vacations for some people is a time to relax, let loose and "cheat" on their diets. My husband certainly does this. As he is eating a chocolate cake he'll say "it's vacation." I've ofte ...…
 
Welcome to Season 3 Episode 3, The first of the supplement series. Many of you have questions about supplements and what you really should be taking because surely there's something you're lacking that you didn't know about. My personal belief on supplements is that we're all over-supplementing. We have this mentality that we can supplement our ...…
 
I have a great episode planned for you today I have personally struggled with this and I hear from so many of you that meal planning is a struggle, even if you know exactly what you need to eating. When you sit down to meal plan, your brain turns to mush. Or you have the best intentions to stay on track but you’re tired and exhausted by the tim ...…
 
WELCOME BACK!! Can I just tell you how excited I am to launch Season 3! I'm sooo close to finishing up my online course. But in the meantime, you can get on the waitlist so when it's finally ready you'll be the first to know. To signup just go to my website www.adriennewei.com I've decided to go off-the-cuff in this episode. I typically script ...…
 
So, you have this life plan that you’ve mapped out that by a certain age, you’ll be married and have two kids, a dog, and a cat, maybe a hamster. You then meet the right guy and you thought your plan would start to unfold like it should. When that doesn’t happen, you realize that it wasn’t as easy as you thought it was going to be. After years ...…
 
I’ve been tossing around the idea of offering a 1-on-1 fertility planning session for a while now. At first, I wasn’t sure how it would work, whether people would find value in it, and what if someone was already working with an acupuncturist or another alternative medicine doctor. But after a round of beta-testing with a few people, I think it ...…
 
I love my job dearly and I've helped hundreds of women conceive. But inevitably, there are times of losses too. Today, I'm going to be talking about one of the scariest topics when it comes to TTC. It's one of the biggest fears a woman will have and that is miscarriage. To try so hard to achieve success, only to lose it is an incredibly painful ...…
 
So often, we make up stories for ourselves because we all hate to fail and hate to be disappointed. But the stories trap us and prevents us from taking action. In today's episode (a shorter one than usual,) I talk about the one question you should be asking yourself when you feel defeated and unmotivated, and finding yourself derailed. This que ...…
 
Many women are devastated with the diagnosis of high FSH and/or Low ovarian reserve. They panic and assume that means they're out of eggs. That's not true. In this episode, I talk about what this diagnosis means from a Western medicine perspective. The I give you three tips on how to improve your chances of getting pregnant and maximize each cy ...…
 
Every Friday in our private Facebook community How to Get Healthy and Get Pregnant, I host a live Q&A session. It's my favorite event and I look forward to it all week. I love how I get to help answer burning questions about fertility and point people in the right direction when they're stuck. The discussions we have in the group are really, re ...…
 
Endometriosis is one of the hardest conditions to diagnose because 40-50% of women don't have any symptoms. It's only after years and years of trying with no success that a doctor would suspect endometriosis. If you've been diagnosed with endometriosis, sometime it can be a relief to know why you've been struggling but it can also make you feel ...…
 
Happy Thursday! I've been working hard on Practically Fertile, my online fertility-boosting program. I have an entire module dedicated to emotional well-being in what I call the Happiness Formula. I give you techniques on how to overcome some challenges such as self-sabotaging and repeated negative behavior patterns as part of the formula. I’m ...…
 
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Do you know what Endometriosis is? Can you believe that as many women have it as have diabetes, yet it can take up to 7 years to diagnose? Meet Claire aka @EndoLady on twitter who I found online sharing her experience of Endometriosis. Claire spoke to me to share her story and struggle to deal with the condition as well as shedding light on the ...…
 
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This week, we’re going to dig into another episode for the Now What Series. And specifically, we’re going to be talking about polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS. Many of you know that I’ve struggled with PCOS even now, and you probably remember that I was diagnosed with PCOS in my early twenties. I chose not to take birth control pills becaus ...…
 
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Forget the myths about egg donation hear from a woman who has altruistically donated 29 of her eggs. I also speak to the founder of Altrui, a UK egg donation programme Have you wondered about egg donation and been put off by the sensationalised newspaper articles or just not really understood how it all works? My latest episode hears from an eg ...…
 
So everyone knows that you must have a period in order to get pregnant. But what about those who suffer from Hypothalamic Amenorrhea or HA? Hypothalamic amenorrhea is a condition where a period is absent for longer than 6 months and usually caused by stress, under-eating, over-exercising, etc. Logan suffered from HA after the birth of her secon ...…
 
Today we're kicking off the Now What Series with unexplained infertility. In this episode, we explore places to look for answers and your options if you're not ready to jump into medical interventions. As frustrating as this diagnosis is, it doesn't define you. You're not infertile.
 
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When an Indian Bull's sperm is given considered so special, why aren't Men given the correct nutritional advice to enhance theirs? Nutritionist Melanie Brown offers a solution. My latest guest Melanie Brown is a Nutrionist who specialises in helping people to prepare for pregnancy, be it natural conception, or through an assisted reproduction c ...…
 
Welcome back to the How to Get Healthy and Get Pregnant podcast! Today is the official launch of season 2! In this episode, I'll be going over what to expect from this season and also tell you a bit about some exciting projects I'm working on. After that, I invite you to take our Practically Fertile Pledge to begin a new way of thinking. It's a ...…
 
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Once you've had a child through fertility treatment should it be easier to deal with your emotions when friends announce baby number 2? Should you be content with what you've got or are you OK to have that yearning for another? Also learn about natural fertility tips to help you get pregnant . My latest episode focuses on managing your internal ...…
 
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Test your sperm guys. If you're trying for a baby and it's taking a while, there's nothing to be ashamed of, get a test either over the counter or in a lab. But don't just sit there, get involved. Hear about the latest sperm testing available. Click here for the episode show notes
 
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Meet Jenni, a curly haired lovely lady who caught my eye on twitter. Not only because I'm a fellow curly barnet but because she was tweeting about freezing her eggs and making a documentary. Jenni is based in LA and her short film Chill The Documentary is gaining all sorts of accolades in the short film festival circuit in the US. Hopefully we' ...…
 
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I found Tasha Bishop on twitter, or maybe she found me. However it happened, Tasha is one determined young woman. Eloquent, entrepreneurial and clearly prepared for anything life throws at her. Whilst I continue on my journey speaking to those whose route to parenthood hasn't been as straight forward as planned I'm still amazed at how complicat ...…
 
I find myself at a cross-roads at the moment. I love podcasting and it makes me happy to know that I'm helping someone to get one step closer to pregnancy. However, I'm also feeling like I'm not doing my listeners any favor by putting out random information. So I've decided to switch to a season-based format which will allow a few weeks downtim ...…
 
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Are you stressing out about the holiday dinners and worried that it might derail you off of your diet and ruin your chances of pregnancy? In this episode, I give you three tips on what to do so that you indulge a bit, but still stay on the band wagon. Happy Holidays!
 
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Survival hacks for this Christmas from Dr Robin Hadley as he discusses how men deal with involuntary childlessness
 
Recently, I've had an influx of patients that are super fit with a diet that's incredibly lean. Most of them are scared of a three letter word, fat. In this episode, I want to smash some misconceptions about fat. I'll talk about why you shouldn't be afraid of fat, how fat affects fertility, and what type of fats you should avoid, and what type ...…
 
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Jody Day and Kelly Da Silva gives their Christmas survival tips and discuss the work they do helping those who have found themselves involuntarily childless. Christmas is challenging for all sorts of people for all sorts of reasons. I was keen to speak to two women Jody Day and Kelly Da Silva about their survival tips for Christmas when you are ...…
 
If you've been struggling with meal planning and coming up meal ideas, this episode is for you. For those of you who know me, you know I'm a practical person. The three meal planning strategies that I'll highlight in this episode are simple and practical. Today's freebie is a meal planning template. It'll teach you how to build your plate for a ...…
 
I call this episode a mini-episode because Jocey Rodriguez, L.Ac. fills in for me since I got sick over the weekend and lost some of my voice. Jocey talks about painful periods and periods that start and stop. This is her flying solo and I thought she did a fantastic job. I do want to follow up in a future episode to offer more explanation abou ...…
 
Happy Thanksgiving to those listeners in the United States and Happy Thursday to those from around the world! I feel like the practice of gratitude is so underrated as one of the ways to boost emotional health. It's also so over-used that I think a lot of people just roll their eyes now and don't really believe that it does anything. On this da ...…
 
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Having to produce a sperm sample when not for pleasure isn't something any man is keen on doing.Tom Webb, Director of a new documentary is putting the spotlight on the male journey through fertility journey and shares his extraordinary 12 year journey with his partner Nic. Meet Nic and Tom - the subjects of my latest episode. You'll hear from T ...…
 
I've been battling a sinus infection, but fighting it off naturally without medications. Find out what I've been doing and how they can help with fertility. If you have any suggestions on how to make this show better for you, please drop me a line at adrienne@ipacupuncture.com. Enjoy!
 
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Find out more about being an egg or sperm donor and hear more about the support available from Fertility Network at the UK's Fertility Show. At the end of National Fertility Awareness Week, I made it to The Fertility Show - yey! It's a destination I've been wanting to go to, however I didn't know about whilst going through fertility treatment a ...…
 
Welcome! Today, we're switching things up a bit. I'm actually the one being interviewed this time. I talk about life before acupuncture school, share my tip on how to stay on track with what you're supposed to do without driving yourself crazy. I also share some fun facts that you didn't know about me (in addition to the ones you've heard of fr ...…
 
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In this episode of the Period Talk series, I zone in on what the color of the menstrual flow and the consistency of texture of the flow means for your fertility. I have created a private and free Facebook group dedicated to women who are trying to conceive. This is a safe place for you to share your stories, wins, get support and real tips on h ...…
 
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An exclusive episode from the 25th anniversary party of the HFEA with an insight from some of its founding members. I was delighted to be invited along to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) 25th anniversary celebrations, and get more of an insight into the work the organisation has been doing. It was fascinating to hear fro ...…
 
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Hear from Emily Hodge about her work to coach and support people with their minds after cancer, having overcome bowel cancer at 30.
 
I get it. You're sick of the pregnancy announcements because it should have been you. You want to be happy for your friends but something inside you is not letting you. You hate feeling down but don't know how to stop the negative feeling. In this episode, I share my Three-Step Method to handling pregnancy announcements gracefully so that you c ...…
 
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Find out what's in store if you're attending 2016's Fertility Show in London, plus how Infertility Network UK has had a rebrand. Have you thought about going to The Fertility Show in London next month? I've not been however I've spoken to the organisers in previous years and wanted to find out about this year's show. Laura Biggs in the MD and s ...…
 
OK, let's face it... B.O is the ultimate social life killer. But smelling great doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your health. Deodorants are loaded with hormone disrupting chemicals, and it's frankly one of the hardest products to find without any toxic chemicals. There is one solution though...that is to make your own. Today, my special gues ...…
 
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A round up of my UK fertility clinic visits with Access Fertility plus find out what's coming up for National Fertility Week 2016
 
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