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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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  • How To Stock Up on Qi For the New Year
    How To Stock Up on Qi For the New Year by Lisa Meyerson, LAc, MSOM Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! 2016 was a very wild and unexpected ride for a lot of us with many twists and turns and now here ...
  • My Rainbow Baby, Jack
    My Rainbow Baby, Jack By Anna Pyne, LAc MSOM FABORM It is with such gratitude in my heart and soul that I can share with you, that I delivered Jack Fitzgerald Pyne on July 22nd 2016. He was born at 9 ...
  • Remaining Hopeful
    Remaining Hopeful By Christine Davis, LAc., MSOM The process of struggling to achieve something you really want can take a toll on you! If you have been trying to conceive for some time, maybe a lot ...
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  • How To Stock Up on Qi For the New Year
    How To Stock Up on Qi For the New Year by Lisa Meyerson, LAc, MSOM Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! 2016 was a very wild and unexpected ride for a lot of us with many twists and turns and now here ...
  • Cozy Feet, Cozy Uterus
    Cozy Feet, Cozy Uterus Anna’s News by Anna Pyne, LAc, MSOM, FABORM Needling the acupuncture points according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is the most potent way to stimulate them for ...
  • My Rainbow Baby, Jack
    My Rainbow Baby, Jack By Anna Pyne, LAc MSOM FABORM It is with such gratitude in my heart and soul that I can share with you, that I delivered Jack Fitzgerald Pyne on July 22nd 2016. He was born at 9 ...
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  • Mindful Eating
    Eating Mindfully by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN As we ring in the New Year, many will be making New Year's resolutions about eating healthier, losing weight, and exercising more. These are all ...
  • Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables
    Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables By Shawna Schwalb, MS, LDN The leaves are stunning. Red, gold, orange, maroon piles crunch under your feet as you walk in the fall in Chicago. ...
  • Increase the Nutrient Density of Your Diet with Fall Harvest Vegetables
    Increase the Nutrient Density of Your Diet with Fall Harvest Vegetables by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN When we talk about a fertility friendly diet, we emphasize the importance of nutrient density - in ...
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  • Change the Message
    Change the Message by Melissa Hinshaw, LMT A new year is rolling in and many of us will make a resolution or two: loose five pounds, give up dairy, hit the gym more, etc. Most of our resolutions have ...
  • Cozy Feet, Cozy Uterus
    Cozy Feet, Cozy Uterus Anna’s News by Anna Pyne, LAc, MSOM, FABORM Needling the acupuncture points according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is the most potent way to stimulate them for ...
  • Remaining Hopeful
    Remaining Hopeful By Christine Davis, LAc., MSOM The process of struggling to achieve something you really want can take a toll on you! If you have been trying to conceive for some time, maybe a lot ...
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  • Change the Message
    Change the Message by Melissa Hinshaw, LMT A new year is rolling in and many of us will make a resolution or two: loose five pounds, give up dairy, hit the gym more, etc. Most of our resolutions have ...
  • Remaining Hopeful
    Remaining Hopeful By Christine Davis, LAc., MSOM The process of struggling to achieve something you really want can take a toll on you! If you have been trying to conceive for some time, maybe a lot ...
  • L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count
    L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN L-arginine is a supplement that may be helpful for a few specific situations in female and male fertility. First, ...
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  • Change the Message
    Change the Message by Melissa Hinshaw, LMT A new year is rolling in and many of us will make a resolution or two: loose five pounds, give up dairy, hit the gym more, etc. Most of our resolutions have ...
  • How To Stock Up on Qi For the New Year
    How To Stock Up on Qi For the New Year by Lisa Meyerson, LAc, MSOM Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! 2016 was a very wild and unexpected ride for a lot of us with many twists and turns and now here ...
  • Cozy Feet, Cozy Uterus
    Cozy Feet, Cozy Uterus Anna’s News by Anna Pyne, LAc, MSOM, FABORM Needling the acupuncture points according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is the most potent way to stimulate them for ...
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  • Hands On Women's Wisdom: The Two Week Wait
    Meredith Nathan, LMT ***BREAKING NEWS*** We are proud to announce that Pulling Down the Moon's FEM Protocol has been reviewed and approved by the NCBTMB (National Certification Board for ...
  • My Journey through Natural Conception
    by Tracy Lingwai I was put on birth control when I was 17 years old, though not for the implied purpose- because years after all my friends had started their period, I still had not. My doctor said ...
  • The Male Fertility Diet
    The Male Fertility Diet If you've been having difficulty trying to conceive, it's important that both partners be evaluated. Did you know that male factor infertility can account for up to 50% ...
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  • Massage for Two!
    Massage for two! By Meredith Nathan, LMT, Director of Massage Let's be honest...massage reaches a whole new level of amazing when you're prego. The benefits for mama-to-be are far reaching, ...
  • Hands On Women's Wisdom: Thankful
    Hands On Women’s Wisdom: Thankful By Meredith Nathan November is a month that draws our focus towards thankfulness. It is a time to reflect on what we are grateful for, and to pause and ...
  • Hands On Women's Wisdom: The Two Week Wait
    Meredith Nathan, LMT ***BREAKING NEWS*** We are proud to announce that Pulling Down the Moon's FEM Protocol has been reviewed and approved by the NCBTMB (National Certification Board for ...
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  • My Rainbow Baby, Jack
    My Rainbow Baby, Jack By Anna Pyne, LAc MSOM FABORM It is with such gratitude in my heart and soul that I can share with you, that I delivered Jack Fitzgerald Pyne on July 22nd 2016. He was born at 9 ...
  • You never know how strong you are until strong is the only choice you have
    You never know how strong you are until strong is the only choice you have By Michelle Johann, LPC Navigating the world of infertility, I never felt like more of a failure. It was such a frustrating ...
  • Mizuko Kuy: A Ceremony for Loss
    by Lisa Meyerson LAc Recently, NPR presented a show on the Japanese buddhist ritual for women who have had miscarriages and pregnancy losses. Around that time, I saw a patient who was on her way to ...
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  • Mindful Eating
    Eating Mindfully by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN As we ring in the New Year, many will be making New Year's resolutions about eating healthier, losing weight, and exercising more. These are all ...
  • Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables
    Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables By Shawna Schwalb, MS, LDN The leaves are stunning. Red, gold, orange, maroon piles crunch under your feet as you walk in the fall in Chicago. ...
  • L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count
    L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN L-arginine is a supplement that may be helpful for a few specific situations in female and male fertility. First, ...
Nutrition for Fertility - Click here to view all posts
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  • Mindful Eating
    Eating Mindfully by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN As we ring in the New Year, many will be making New Year's resolutions about eating healthier, losing weight, and exercising more. These are all ...
  • Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables
    Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables By Shawna Schwalb, MS, LDN The leaves are stunning. Red, gold, orange, maroon piles crunch under your feet as you walk in the fall in Chicago. ...
  • L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count
    L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN L-arginine is a supplement that may be helpful for a few specific situations in female and male fertility. First, ...
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  • Is the Glycemic Index Really a Useful Tool for Managing PCOS?
    by Nicole Holovach, MS, RD, LDN Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women. Typical symptoms include hirsutism, menstrual irregularity, and infertility. ...
  • Marjoram and Fertility: A New Study
    by Meghan McMillin MS, RD, LDN Long toted in traditional Chinese medicine for its ability to fight against infection and aid in digestion, the herb marjoram can now add fertility aid to its ...
  • More Therapeutic Yoga for PCOS – Apana Energy
    Beth Heller, MS, RYT According to yoga physiology, apana vayu is the downward flow of energy that governs the menses as well as elimination of toxins from the body. In the yogic view of PCOS, the ...
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  • Massage for Two!
    Massage for two! By Meredith Nathan, LMT, Director of Massage Let's be honest...massage reaches a whole new level of amazing when you're prego. The benefits for mama-to-be are far reaching, ...
  • Client Corner: Unexpected Miracle
    My husband and I are like so many couples our age. We were married in our early thirties and knew we wanted to focus on our careers and travel as much as we could before trying to have children. We ...
  • 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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Yoga - Click here to view all posts
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  • This Fertility Warrior's Best Weapon: Breath
    This Fertility Warrior’s Best Weapon: Breath By Mollie Ewing An important mentor during my fertility journey once used the phrase “Fertility Rambo,” referring to the women who after ...
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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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  • Nourish Sea of Blood: Using Aromatherapy for Fertility
    You may have experienced lavender oil during one of your sessions with a Pulling Down the Moon acupuncturist. We regularly use aromatherapy during our fertility acupuncture sessions because the sense ...
  • 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 ...
  • On Doing Yoga
    by Lisa Deck, LCSW http://beforethebelly.blogspot.com/ I first tried yoga several years ago, through an "intro to yoga" type of class, and I quickly concluded that I didn't like it. It was boring, I ...

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