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Start Fertility Yoga Now and Shift Your Summer

Start Fertility Yoga Now and Shift Your Summer by Beth Heller, RYT There’s really no better time to start yoga than summertime in Chicago. We all know that the summer and fall are the pay-off ...
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GET SOME SLEEP!

by Stacy Dunn, ND, LAc, FABNO My patients are well accustomed to inquiries about their sleep - What time are you going to bed? Do you fall asleep easily? Do you wake frequently? What time do you wake ...
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AN EGG'S LIFE

by Meredith Nathan, LMT Let's face it - fertility can be frustrating. Depending on whether you've just started to dip your toe in the waters of fertility treatments or you've already dove ...
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Let Acupuncture Put a Spring in Your Step!

Let Acupuncture Put a Spring in Your Step! By Anna Pyne LAc MSOM FABORM Acupuncture is a great remedy for alleviating depression due to any cause. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) every organ is ...
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Visualize the Perfect Nest Inside Your Body

Visualize Your Nest by Melissa Hinshaw, LMT I feel the need to start this article by saying that it is such an honor to work with, support, and touch such fabulous women. I consider every one of you ...
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Four Surprising Reasons Yoga Is Great for Fertility

Four Surprising Reasons Yoga Is Great for Fertility At Pulling Down the Moon, we have offered our six-week Yoga for Fertility class form nearly 15 years and can speak with experience that yoga is ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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The Importance of Proper Protein

The Importance of Proper Protein By: Maria Bournas, MS, RD, LDN In today's world, just walking down the aisle of any supermarket is enough to make your head spin. The amount of options we have for ...
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Anna's News: New Research Supports Acupuncture Point Stimulation & FET Cycle Success

Anna's News: New Research Supports Acupuncture Point Stimulation & FET Cycle Success Current research regarding transcutaneous electrical acupuncture point stimulation (TEAS) improves outcomes ...
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Fertility Acupuncture 101: Treatment Plans

Acupuncture Treatments for IVF cycle Here's a disclaimer. Everyone is unique and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based upon the tenet of uniqueness. That said, the most common question we ...
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Fertility Acupuncture 101: Tools of the Trade - Needles!

So let's get to the elephant in the fertility clinic waiting room…needles. Fertility patients are already familiar with needles. It seems like they are everywhere we look – at the ...
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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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What is Dealing with Disappointment?

Women and couples who are trying to conceive often experience loss and disappointment. Pulling Down the Moon’s Dealing with Disappointment program offers patients an opportunity to come together ...
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iRest – Sleeping Your Way to Fertility (the Yoga Way)

What do U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq and infertility patients have in common? They both might benefit from a form of yoga called Integrative Restoration or iRest. A feasibility study conducted at ...
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