Conscious conception is like prepping the soil before planting the seeds. The health of a woman's body prior to pregnancy can have major implications for her journey through pregnancy and long term health outcomes for both her and the baby. Ensuring that you are at your healthiest prior to conception lays the foundation for your child's health.
Creating your individualized plan for fertility involves assessing your current state of health. Nutrition, pre-existing health concerns, physical activity, stress, etc. are all taken into consideration before creating your unique plan.
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Recent studies from the Environmental Working Group show that newborns enter this world with an average of 200 industrial chemicals and pollutants in umbilical cord blood. Substances such as mercury, pesticides, flame retardants have been linked to cancer, developmental abnormalities, neurological defects and much more. Reducing your body burden of these pollutants prior to becoming pregnant is crucial to prevent the accumulation in your newborn. Furthermore, proper detoxification of these pollutants cannot be done safely during pregnancy or the breastfeeding years.