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Can PCOS Impact Fertility

Can PCOS Impact Fertility?

By: Dr. Kelsey Duncan, ND. If you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS, polycystic ovarian syndrome, it’s possible you’ve been told that you may struggle to get pregnant when your time comes.  Unfortunately, this is the truth. But the good news is there are natural ways to manage your PCOS and boost your chances of getting pregnant. …

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What your vaginal discharge is telling you about your fertility

What Your Vaginal Discharge is Telling You About Your Fertility

Written By: Dr. Kelsey Duncan, ND Today we’re talking discharge – my husband’s favourite topic (*giggle*). Vaginal discharge is an important indicator for health. It also gives us the green light when it comes to ovulation. Throughout your cycle your hormones fluctuate. In the first half, your estrogen is more dominant. The rise of estrogen…

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Lab tests to run if you’re trying to get pregnant

Written by Dr Kelsey Duncan ND. Knowledge is power – especially if you’re trying to get pregnant. This why we run a thorough prenatal screen on all our patients, regardless of where they’re at in the their journey. If you’ve been struggling to conceive for 6+ months, it may be time to get a better…

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Taking a deeper look at miscarriage risk

Written by Dr Kelsey Duncan ND. 1 in 4 couples experience a miscarriage. 25% of pregnancies end in loss. This stat can be both sadening and also comforting. It can be comforting to know that if you’ve had a miscarriage, you aren’t alone. With more and more awareness coming to social media about loss the…

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4 Lab Tests for Fatigue

4 Lab Tests for Fatigue

Written by Dr Kelsey Duncan ND. Feeling tired? 4 lab tests to ask your doctor for Are you one of those women who needs a cup of coffee in the afternoon to keep going? Are you barely able to drag yourself out of bed at all? Maybe you fall asleep in front of the tv…

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loss and fertility blog

Loss and fertility blog

Written by Taryn Symington In late July of 2021, I found out I was expecting.  Pregnant for the first time, I was so incredibly excited to see that little human on the screen at my first ultrasound.  The ultrasound technician told me that it looked like baby was about 5-6 weeks based on measurements –…

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Coming Off the Pill

Written By: Taryn Symington If you’re just starting your fertility journey (or even if you’re not), you might be considering coming off hormonal contraceptives, like the birth control pill.  As a nutritionist, there are 5 main steps that I recommend in order to balance your hormones post-pill. These are all essential for a smooth transition…

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