In this episode, Stephanie interviews Bridgit Danner to talk about natural approaches to fertility such as acupuncture, chiropractic work, herbs, nutrition, and more! Bridgit also opens up and shares her struggle with postpartum depression and what helped her get through it. If you're interested in learning about holistic therapies, this is the show for you!
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Bridgit Danners’s bio:
Bridgit Danner runs an online women’s health community called Women’s Wellness Collaborative. Through this community, she interviews experts in women's health through blogs, videos, podcasts and online summits.
Bridgit Danner practiced Chinese Medicine for nearly 12 years and has performed over 12,000 treatments. She is also a certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition practitioner. She has worked extensively in the fertility field, and has worked with many professional women in helping them find health within their busy lives.
Bridgit became passionate about women’s health after her own postpartum health crisis. With the help of life coaching, holistic nutrition, functional medicine and whole food cooking, she was able to recover from postpartum depression, epstein barr virus and adrenal dysregulation. She loves to share the tools and skills she’s learned, along with the tools of other experts, to help women everywhere find the energy and balance they crave.
[1:07] Bridgit Danner’s bio
[2:08] Steph’s updates
[5:45] Bridgit's story
[6:52] Bridgit's recovery from postpartum depression
[10:40] Natural approaches that help women improve their chances of conceiving
[14:45] How acupuncture can help moms with fertility and pregnancy
[23:30]How chiropractic work can help moms with fertility and pregnancy
[27:15] Herbs and supplements that may be helpful for fertility and pregnancy
[30:00] Bridgit's top tips for breastfeeding success
[37:15] Bridgit's diet philosophy
[28:30] 5 action steps moms can take to improve their chances of conceiving
[43:45] Where to find more information about Bridgit and her upcoming hormones summit
Join us as we talk to Dr. Anna Cabeca, an expert in women’s health and functional medicine, about fertility! We discuss what fertility/infertility means and signs to look out for, why we are seeing so much infertility, things the partner can do to increase his fertility, aging and fertility, stress and infertility, how to talk to someone struggling with infertility, and a whole lot more! You’ll learn valuable tips, supplements ideas, and changes you can make to your lifestyle TODAY to have a healthy baby.
Dr. Cabeca's bio:
Dr. Anna Cabeca is an expert in Women’s health and Functional Medicine. She is an Emory University trained, board certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician, and board certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. She specializes in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives for optimal aging and high performance.
Dr. Cabeca’s years of experience in her private practice along with her own journey of transformation has placed her as one of the most in-demand speakers regarding restorative health, sexual health and anti-aging. She is a consultant and trainer for other physicians in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Functional Medicine Principles and creator of programs called WomensRestorativeHealth.com, SexualCPR.com and SexyYoungerYou.com. Dr. Anna is also the creator of the highly physician recommended health drink MightyMaca.com
She has literally traveled around the world to find the best natural solutions in health. Her belief is that the advantages of creating health and hormone balance not only improves our own health, but also improve the health of generations to follow.
[0:27] Steph’s Updates
[3:58] Aglaée’s Updates
[5:35] Dr. Cabeca’s Biography
[7:27] What makes a woman fertile? What are signs that a woman is fertile or could possibly be subfertile?
[15:20] Why are we seeing so much infertility/subfertility these days?
[16:50] How often is infertility an issue with the male partner? What are some things that could cause male infertility?
[20:51] How much truth is there to the saying that it's harder to get pregnant as you get older?
[24:14] How much does stress contribute to infertility/subfertility?
[29:00] Top lifestyle, nutrition, and supplement tips for improving fertility
[38:32] Top tips for improving fertility for the guys
[44:09] Miscarriages in first time moms
[46:08] How do you respectfully talk to someone struggling with fertility?
[50:00] Information about Dr. Cabeca’s programs and products (Mighty Maca, SexualCPR, Feel Fabulous, Oxytocin Quiz)