Blog Posts in October, 2010

Reiki and Fertility

by Beth Heller, M.S. I got reiki yesterday – and I liked it so much I woke up today determined to write about it. In fact, I left the treatment thinking that this is a something I should ...
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Celebrate Creativity & Community at the PDtM Gift Fair

Hey Pulling Down the Moon community, Join Us In Celebrating Creativity and Community at the Pulling Down the Moon Gift Fair, December 2, 2010. Do you or any of your girlfriends knit, make jewelry, ...
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PMS, Prostaglandins and Essential Fatty Acids

by Breea Johnson, MS RD About 70-90% of women report having uncomfortable symptoms before their period. Most women are very familiar with the symptoms of acne, anxiety, backache, bloating, breast ...
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Top 10 Ways to Avoid Infertility

Dr. Chris Sipe of Fertility Centers of Illinois gave a great talk on Infertility Prevention at last night’s STEP UP event. He provided a “Top 10 List” of the best ways to avoid ...
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What is Birth Planning?

Kristen Ethier, Kaleidoscope Doula The birth of a child ranks at the top of transformative milestones in life such as a graduation, your wedding day and for many Pulling Down the Moon clients, ...
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Energy Balance and Fertility – A Holistic View

Beth Heller M.S. A recent study examined the prevalence of eating disorders in women preparing for their first IUI at a private fertility clinic and found that an astounding 21% met the criteria for a ...
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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Connecting with Your Internal Cycle

By Breea Johnson, MS RD PMS is not something that any woman wishes for - as it can be extremely uncomfortable to experience the common symptoms of backache, bloating, cramps, fatigue, headaches, joint ...
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Dealing with Negative Thoughts

The orientation session of our Fully Fertile book group met last Sunday. As part of the overview, I discussed the framework of the book – the Kriya Yoga tenets of tapas (purification), svadyaya ...
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Anna’s News: How Soon is Too Soon to Try for #2?

Anna Pyne LAc MSOM FABORM This question comes up quite a bit in my practice. According to my knowledge and experience with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) I recommend our patients wait at least one ...
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