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Anna's News: Acupuncture for Labor Prep

Anna's News: Acupuncture for Labor Prep Labor and delivery is one of the most intense beautiful life altering events that a woman can experience. One that I have been s o fortunat e to experience ...
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Anna's News: Ear Acupressure Enhances IVF Cycle Outcome!

Anna's News: Ear Acupressure Enhances IVF Cycle Outcome! Ear acupressure is a commonly used accessory technique in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that supports the main treatment which is ...
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Set Your Circadian Clock: Yet Another Role for the Bedroom in the Treatment of Infertility

Set Your Circadian Clock: Yet Another Role for the Bedroom in the Treatment of Infertility We all know the bedroom is important in the fertility process – but not only for the reason you think. ...
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Fertility-Friendly Rice Protein Shake on Sale in July - 40% off!

Rice Protein Shake Our vanilla and chocolate flavored Rice Protein Shake mix is on sale in the month of July at 40% off. At the Moon, we recommend a moderate level of protein (about 25-30% of total ...
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Acupuncture for Anxiety and Depression

Two studies caught our eye this week – the first, published in the American Journal of Public Health, showed that the use of prescription painkillers (think oxycodone) in the United States has ...
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What Yoga for Fertility Can Do for You

Relaxation and stress reduction are very important when it comes to one's fertility journey. With all of the anticipation and constant wondering, the conception process can be trying. At Pulling ...
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Whole Milk and Fertility

by Nicole Holovach, MS RD LDN When I was a health conscious teenager drinking skim milk, I remember I used to look at my grandmother drinking whole milk with a bit of self righteousness. ...
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Experience. Learn. Win...At our 3/20 Grand Opening in Highland Park

Raffle prizes include 10-pack of Acupuncture, Massage Packages, Yoga Classes and even a designer tote bag. You have to come to win! Click here to register for this fun community event!
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Acupuncture for Stress Reduction

Acupuncture for Stress Reduction as Part of Your Fertility Formula By Sabrina Uy, L.Ac. Stress is an inevitable part of life. The ebb and flow of the infertility process can cause many people to feel ...
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Acupuncture and Chinese Herb May Help Egg Quality

By: HeJoo Yu, Licensed Acupuncturist, Arlington Heights Supporting egg health is important for every woman who is preparing for conception, naturally or with ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology). ...
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Lexi’s Blog

By: Lexi Hagenson, Licensed Acupuncturist, Chicago During challenging times it is easy to acutely focus on the negative and ignore the aspects of our lives which we are grateful for. What’s ...
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Postpartum for the Second Time

By: Anna Pyne, L.Ac, FABORM Now that this is my second time experiencing what it’s like to be postpartum, I wish to emphasize the importance of taking care of your health at this stage of life. ...
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Fertility, Egg Selection and the Benefits of Acupuncture

By: Sabrina Uy, L.Ac Anyone who thinks of mothers or the possibility of becoming one realizes the importance of being in the utmost health to carry, care for and bring another being into this world. ...
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Massage as Treatment for Infertility

By: Carol Hayes, Massage Therapist There are many causes of infertility and just as many different types of treatments. From conventional to complementary, women choose a variety of options to ...
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What is Metabolism?

By: Nicole Holovach, MS, RD, LDN When someone says the word metabolism, what comes to mind? For most people, it's weight loss. They think of metabolism in terms of "fast" or "slow" and being able to ...
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Eating Healthier During Summer

Hi I'm Natalie. As a nutritionist at "the Moon", one of my main goals is to make eating healthy easier. When you are trying to get pregnant, the last thing you need is more stress from a complicated ...
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Mindful Points to Consider for Living a Free and Healthy Lifestyle

I'm a certified yoga instructor and Director of Yoga at Pulling Down the Moon. I teach Yoga for Fertility Phases 1 & 2 and Divine Prenatal Yoga at the Chicago location. In my job as director, I'm ...
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Fatherhood

This is an interesting moment for me to reflect on fatherhood. In a little under two months we are expecting our first child. I find myself in a bit of limbo. I reflect on how my father was and how I ...
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The Five Building Blocks for Optimal Wellbeing

Throughout my life I have seen health and disease, light and darkness, miracles and tragedies. Everything around us is in a constant state of flux; everything within us in a constant state of flux. ...
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