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  • Better Egg Quality and Follicular Development: Acupuncture Can Help
    by Dr. Amie Shimmel In honor of National Infertility Awareness month we at Pulling Down the Moon like to remind patients how acupuncture can help with better eggs and follicles. Here’s how it ...
  • 5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help Pregnancy
    by Anna Pyne LAc, MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), an ancient medical model that dates back 3,000 to 5,000 years. There are 14 main meridians or pathways that ...
  • Feng Shui for Loving Relationships
    With Valentine’s Day coming up, we are surrounded by hearts, lace, and thoughts of love and romance. However, when you are in a long-term relationship, and especially when you have struggled ...
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  • Nutrition for Fertility Is Not Just for Women
    by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Nutrition and lifestyle habits can have an important impact on male fertility. Did you know that carrying extra weight is associated with lower sperm quality? Diabetes also ...
  • 30 Nutrition Tips for PCOS Awareness Month
    Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Pulling Down the Moon, Nutritionist 1. Have your vitamin D tested. Women with PCOS are often vitamin D deficient, and correcting the deficiency can help restore more frequent ...
  • Insights of Fifteen Years of Yoga Wisdom
    Insights of Fifteen Years of Yoga Wisdom by Beth Heller, M.S. Fifteen years ago, Tami and I offered our first, six-week Yoga for Fertility class in Wilmette, a suburb of Chicago. Much to our surprise, ...
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  • Alleviating Menstrual Pain with Massage
    Cathleen McCauley L.M.T. by Cathy McCauley, LMT If painful periods plague you, massage may reduce your discomfort, according to a recent study by the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Isfahan ...
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  • Yes, You should eliminate the "shoulds" when trying to get pregnant.
    Here’s how. When we decide it is time to get pregnant, there’s no shortage of information of how to go about it. And if it takes longer than expected, or we run into a medical diagnosis ...
  • Spring Cleaning Your Mind
    by Cassie Harrison, RYT A therapist once told me to write down all my thoughts with my left hang (I’m right handed) and not worry about what I wrote. I was to write whatever entered my mind onto ...
  • Benefits of Mindfulness for Fertility
    Our bodies are hard-wired to react to stress. Back in the day, face to face with a sabre-tooth tiger, our stress response provided a huge survival edge. We were able to fight, or flee, or even freeze ...
Egg Quality - Click here to view all posts
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  • Focus on Nutrient Density to Optimize Your Fertility Diet
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Did you know that there are a variety of vitamin and minerals that may impact your fertility? Our bodies require 27 vitamins and minerals to function properly. These vitamins ...
  • Reducing Endo Pain Naturally with Diet
    by Mia Zarlengo, MS, RD The pain and discomfort associated with endometriosis can at times be overwhelming and seem just unbearable. Fortunately, there are many areas we can address in our diet to ...
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  • Focus on Nutrient Density to Optimize Your Fertility Diet
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Did you know that there are a variety of vitamin and minerals that may impact your fertility? Our bodies require 27 vitamins and minerals to function properly. These vitamins ...
  • Spring Cleaning Your Mind
    by Cassie Harrison, RYT A therapist once told me to write down all my thoughts with my left hang (I’m right handed) and not worry about what I wrote. I was to write whatever entered my mind onto ...
  • At the End of Your Hope?
    by Meredith Nathan, LMT In the United States alone, more than 5 million people of childbearing age have struggled or are struggling with infertility. That’s larger than the population of Los ...
Fertility Acupuncture - Click here to view all posts
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  • Better Egg Quality and Follicular Development: Acupuncture Can Help
    by Dr. Amie Shimmel In honor of National Infertility Awareness month we at Pulling Down the Moon like to remind patients how acupuncture can help with better eggs and follicles. Here’s how it ...
  • Feng Shui for Loving Relationships
    With Valentine’s Day coming up, we are surrounded by hearts, lace, and thoughts of love and romance. However, when you are in a long-term relationship, and especially when you have struggled ...
  • Qigong for Fertility
    Qigong (pron. “chee gawng”) is a 5,000 year old tradition of self-healing exercises that is used achieve wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. The word qigong means “energy ...
Fertility Diet - Click here to view all posts
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  • Focus on Nutrient Density to Optimize Your Fertility Diet
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Did you know that there are a variety of vitamin and minerals that may impact your fertility? Our bodies require 27 vitamins and minerals to function properly. These vitamins ...
  • Reducing Endo Pain Naturally with Diet
    by Mia Zarlengo, MS, RD The pain and discomfort associated with endometriosis can at times be overwhelming and seem just unbearable. Fortunately, there are many areas we can address in our diet to ...
  • Healthy Valentine's Dinner for Two
    by Mia Zarlengo, MS, RDN Course 1 (Appetizer): Green Salad with Apples, Cranberries and Pepitas Recipe courtesy of Cookie and Kate‚Äč Ingredients Green salad 5 ounces (about 5 cups) spring greens salad ...
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  • A Touch of Romance
    In honor of Valentine’s day, let’s talk about the language of love: touch. Everyone understands that physical touch is one of the cornerstones of romance. Who hasn’t swooned with a ...
  • Feng Shui for Loving Relationships
    With Valentine’s Day coming up, we are surrounded by hearts, lace, and thoughts of love and romance. However, when you are in a long-term relationship, and especially when you have struggled ...
  • 5 Tips for Strengthening your Relationship During Infertility
    The infertility journey can strain even the healthiest of relationships, which is why it’s important to protect your partnership while navigating this process. The end goal of any fertility ...
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  • Acupuncture & Herbs for Prenatal Care
    by Anna Pyne, L.Ac., MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture and herbs can help mitigate or completely resolve many signs and symptoms associated with pregnancy during all trimesters. I have treated numerous ...
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  • Spring Cleaning Your Mind
    by Cassie Harrison, RYT A therapist once told me to write down all my thoughts with my left hang (I’m right handed) and not worry about what I wrote. I was to write whatever entered my mind onto ...
  • A Touch of Romance
    In honor of Valentine’s day, let’s talk about the language of love: touch. Everyone understands that physical touch is one of the cornerstones of romance. Who hasn’t swooned with a ...
  • 10 Self-Care Strategies to Get You Through the Holidays--- That aren't Mani-Pedis
    I think that mani-pedis are delightful, but often times the long and tough road of infertility requires deeper self-care. Even the term “self-care” may make you roll your eyes. (Sorry!?) ...
Holistic Fertility - Click here to view all posts
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  • Does Iodine Deficiency Reduce Fertility?
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN A recent study, the first of its kind, investigated the impact of iodine deficiency on fertility. Iodine isn’t a nutrient that you hear very much about, but it’s ...
  • Benefits of Mindfulness for Fertility
    Our bodies are hard-wired to react to stress. Back in the day, face to face with a sabre-tooth tiger, our stress response provided a huge survival edge. We were able to fight, or flee, or even freeze ...
  • 8 Keys to Communicating & Staying Connected During Infertility
    Infertility is a trauma that impacts 1 in 10 people. Since it’s so prevalent, then it must be easy for friends and family to understand your feelings, right? Well, as you may have experienced, ...
Holistic Medicine - Click here to view all posts
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  • Focus on Nutrient Density to Optimize Your Fertility Diet
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Did you know that there are a variety of vitamin and minerals that may impact your fertility? Our bodies require 27 vitamins and minerals to function properly. These vitamins ...
  • At the End of Your Hope?
    by Meredith Nathan, LMT In the United States alone, more than 5 million people of childbearing age have struggled or are struggling with infertility. That’s larger than the population of Los ...
  • Better Egg Quality and Follicular Development: Acupuncture Can Help
    by Dr. Amie Shimmel In honor of National Infertility Awareness month we at Pulling Down the Moon like to remind patients how acupuncture can help with better eggs and follicles. Here’s how it ...
Infertility - Click here to view all posts
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Massage for Fertility - Click here to view all posts
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  • At the End of Your Hope?
    by Meredith Nathan, LMT In the United States alone, more than 5 million people of childbearing age have struggled or are struggling with infertility. That’s larger than the population of Los ...
  • A Touch of Romance
    In honor of Valentine’s day, let’s talk about the language of love: touch. Everyone understands that physical touch is one of the cornerstones of romance. Who hasn’t swooned with a ...
  • Start the Year with a Cleansing Ritual
    Cathy McCauley, LMT As 2017 comes to a close, you may be writing and sharing resolutions for 2018 or imagining what’s in store for the new year. This passing of time may give you pause to ...
Miscarriage - Click here to view all posts
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  • 5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help Pregnancy
    by Anna Pyne LAc, MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), an ancient medical model that dates back 3,000 to 5,000 years. There are 14 main meridians or pathways that ...
  • Acupuncture and Pregnancy Loss
    Pregnancy Loss Journey invited our amazing Acupuncture Director, Christine Davis to participate in their podcast. Hear this feature at: " Episode 45: Acupuncture and Pregnancy Loss " and ...
  • How Lateness Helped Me Find Greatness
    How Lateness Helped Me Find Greatness by guest blogger, "Jugy" When it comes to being late, I am notorious for it. Late to parties, dinner reservations, weddings... you name it. I have had ...
Nausea - Click here to view all posts
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  • 5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help Pregnancy
    by Anna Pyne LAc, MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), an ancient medical model that dates back 3,000 to 5,000 years. There are 14 main meridians or pathways that ...
  • Acupuncture & Herbs for Prenatal Care
    by Anna Pyne, L.Ac., MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture and herbs can help mitigate or completely resolve many signs and symptoms associated with pregnancy during all trimesters. I have treated numerous ...
Nutrition - Click here to view all posts
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  • Does Iodine Deficiency Reduce Fertility?
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN A recent study, the first of its kind, investigated the impact of iodine deficiency on fertility. Iodine isn’t a nutrient that you hear very much about, but it’s ...
  • Focus on Nutrient Density to Optimize Your Fertility Diet
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Did you know that there are a variety of vitamin and minerals that may impact your fertility? Our bodies require 27 vitamins and minerals to function properly. These vitamins ...
  • Reducing Endo Pain Naturally with Diet
    by Mia Zarlengo, MS, RD The pain and discomfort associated with endometriosis can at times be overwhelming and seem just unbearable. Fortunately, there are many areas we can address in our diet to ...
Nutrition for Fertility - Click here to view all posts
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  • Does Iodine Deficiency Reduce Fertility?
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN A recent study, the first of its kind, investigated the impact of iodine deficiency on fertility. Iodine isn’t a nutrient that you hear very much about, but it’s ...
  • Focus on Nutrient Density to Optimize Your Fertility Diet
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Did you know that there are a variety of vitamin and minerals that may impact your fertility? Our bodies require 27 vitamins and minerals to function properly. These vitamins ...
  • Reducing Endo Pain Naturally with Diet
    by Mia Zarlengo, MS, RD The pain and discomfort associated with endometriosis can at times be overwhelming and seem just unbearable. Fortunately, there are many areas we can address in our diet to ...
PCOS - Click here to view all posts
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Post Partum - Click here to view all posts
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  • POSTPARTUM CARE
    by Meg Gibson, LAc. Phew! Congratulations Mama, you’ve made it to the other side. From trying to conceive to becoming a new mom there are so many changes you’re facing both physically and ...
  • Anna's News: Traditional Chinese Medicine Increases Breast Milk Supply
    by Anna Pyne, LAc, MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture and herbs are the main treatment modalities in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). I have helped treat a myriad of postpartum women struggling with ...
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Postpartum Acupuncture - Click here to view all posts
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  • Does Iodine Deficiency Reduce Fertility?
    By Margaret Eich, MS, RDN A recent study, the first of its kind, investigated the impact of iodine deficiency on fertility. Iodine isn’t a nutrient that you hear very much about, but it’s ...
  • Spring Cleaning Your Mind
    by Cassie Harrison, RYT A therapist once told me to write down all my thoughts with my left hang (I’m right handed) and not worry about what I wrote. I was to write whatever entered my mind onto ...
  • Better Egg Quality and Follicular Development: Acupuncture Can Help
    by Dr. Amie Shimmel In honor of National Infertility Awareness month we at Pulling Down the Moon like to remind patients how acupuncture can help with better eggs and follicles. Here’s how it ...
Pregnancy Loss - Click here to view all posts
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  • 5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help Pregnancy
    by Anna Pyne LAc, MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), an ancient medical model that dates back 3,000 to 5,000 years. There are 14 main meridians or pathways that ...
  • Acupuncture and Pregnancy Loss
    Pregnancy Loss Journey invited our amazing Acupuncture Director, Christine Davis to participate in their podcast. Hear this feature at: " Episode 45: Acupuncture and Pregnancy Loss " and ...
Reduce Stress - Click here to view all posts
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  • Spring Cleaning Your Mind
    by Cassie Harrison, RYT A therapist once told me to write down all my thoughts with my left hang (I’m right handed) and not worry about what I wrote. I was to write whatever entered my mind onto ...
  • 5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help Pregnancy
    by Anna Pyne LAc, MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), an ancient medical model that dates back 3,000 to 5,000 years. There are 14 main meridians or pathways that ...
  • Benefits of Mindfulness for Fertility
    Our bodies are hard-wired to react to stress. Back in the day, face to face with a sabre-tooth tiger, our stress response provided a huge survival edge. We were able to fight, or flee, or even freeze ...
Relationships - Click here to view all posts
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  • 8 Keys to Communicating & Staying Connected During Infertility
    Infertility is a trauma that impacts 1 in 10 people. Since it’s so prevalent, then it must be easy for friends and family to understand your feelings, right? Well, as you may have experienced, ...
  • A Touch of Romance
    In honor of Valentine’s day, let’s talk about the language of love: touch. Everyone understands that physical touch is one of the cornerstones of romance. Who hasn’t swooned with a ...
  • Feng Shui for Loving Relationships
    With Valentine’s Day coming up, we are surrounded by hearts, lace, and thoughts of love and romance. However, when you are in a long-term relationship, and especially when you have struggled ...
Traditional Chinese Medicine - Click here to view all posts
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  • Baby It's Cold Outside
    Burrrrrr! It’s officially cold in Chicago, dry in our homes, and time to get down to the business of hydrating our way into a new year! Whatever your goals are, make sure you hydrate. If you are ...
Two Week Wait - Click here to view all posts
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Yoga - Click here to view all posts
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  • Spring Cleaning Your Mind
    by Cassie Harrison, RYT A therapist once told me to write down all my thoughts with my left hang (I’m right handed) and not worry about what I wrote. I was to write whatever entered my mind onto ...
  • Benefits of Mindfulness for Fertility
    Our bodies are hard-wired to react to stress. Back in the day, face to face with a sabre-tooth tiger, our stress response provided a huge survival edge. We were able to fight, or flee, or even freeze ...
  • What is Yoga for Fertility all about?
    Did you ever wonder what Yoga for Fertility is all about? Learn about Brittany's firsthand experience at: "Bottles & Banter" today! Here feature "Does Yoga for Fertility Really ...
Yoga Classes - Click here to view all posts
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  • What is Yoga for Fertility all about?
    Did you ever wonder what Yoga for Fertility is all about? Learn about Brittany's firsthand experience at: "Bottles & Banter" today! Here feature "Does Yoga for Fertility Really ...
  • Is Prenatal Yoga Right for You?
    by Kellie Greene, RYT I recently attended a presentation where the speaker said that “infertility treatments are a full-time job”. She went on to elaborate about the doctors appointments, ...
  • Insights of Fifteen Years of Yoga Wisdom
    Insights of Fifteen Years of Yoga Wisdom by Beth Heller, M.S. Fifteen years ago, Tami and I offered our first, six-week Yoga for Fertility class in Wilmette, a suburb of Chicago. Much to our surprise, ...
Yoga for Fertility - Click here to view all posts
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  • Spring Cleaning Your Mind
    by Cassie Harrison, RYT A therapist once told me to write down all my thoughts with my left hang (I’m right handed) and not worry about what I wrote. I was to write whatever entered my mind onto ...
  • Benefits of Mindfulness for Fertility
    Our bodies are hard-wired to react to stress. Back in the day, face to face with a sabre-tooth tiger, our stress response provided a huge survival edge. We were able to fight, or flee, or even freeze ...
  • What is Yoga for Fertility all about?
    Did you ever wonder what Yoga for Fertility is all about? Learn about Brittany's firsthand experience at: "Bottles & Banter" today! Here feature "Does Yoga for Fertility Really ...

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