Health professionals are rarely taught to counsel women on how to enhance fertility, to prepare for a healthy pregnancy, or to improve the health of their future child. Modern women are often taught to ignore their biological clocks and proceed with their careers; the larger media message promising that fertility is possible at advanced ages with a bit of help from reproductive technologies. Truthfully, this can be a false promise. The fetal origins hypothesis posits that the environment of the womb has a profound effect on a human being. To optimize a baby’s health, wellness-promoting activities must begin prior to conception.
Learn about the seven integrative approaches that enhance fertility and likelihood of giving birth to a healthy child and much more in the 2014 Integrative Healthcare Symposium recorded presentation, Be Fruitful: Conceiving Healthy Children with Ease