Are you thinking yourself infertile? Is this even possible?

(Dr. Christiane Northrup, board-certified OB/GYN, New York Times bestselling author, and women's health pioneer extraordinaire and I in her office in Yarmouth, Maine.)  

 

Your Mind Is Stronger Than Your Genes

A couple of years ago, in the dead of winter, I flew to Portland, Maine, and drove in my rental car to the small village of Yarmouth to interview a woman I’ve deeply respected ever since I read her bestseller, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, a book that,...

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Happy holidays and let's envision 2019 together!

 

 

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from my heart and my home to yours!

Today - Christmas Eve - marks the beginning of a very special time in our calendar, besides the birth of Jesus Christ, of course. Today marks the start of a series of nights called the "Rauhnaechte"!

Even though I've called America home for over two decades now I am still fascinated by Europe's old traditions and rituals. One of the most beautiful ancient customs is the celebration of "Rauhnaechte",...

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STOP asking Dr. Google for advice!

 

I am often asked why I do what I do -- here's why, and why YOU should not make my mistake:

It was a gorgeous spring day in Washington, D.C. The city was covered with millions of its famous cherry blossoms and the sweet scent of Mother Nature hung in the air. I was sitting on the couch in my living room, simultaneously admiring the cherry tree outside my window and the tiny baby that was sleeping in my lap. 

I was so happy. I had birthed my son a few...

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Miscarriages and infant loss - what comes after?

(As far as I remember I reveled in the beauty and mystery of life when I sat on this rock overlooking Grand Canyon. I had no idea that two months later I would have a miscarriage.)

Today I'd like to honor each woman in our community (including myself) who has lost a baby. This month was Infant and Pregnancy Loss Remembrance Day and I am sure we all have been touched one way or another by the pain and sorrow such loss brings.

I remember well the January morning two...

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If you want to get pregnant soon, consider THIS...

Ladies,

Today I'd like to introduce you to a woman who has heaps and heaps of baby magic dust - seriously, come with me to Oz! 

If you've been following me for a while or have read my bestselling book The Joy of Later Motherhood you know that I think it's really important for us "women of a certain - the best! - age" to focus on our physical and mental health as soon as we feel ready to bring a baby into this world.

Monique - whose story is Chapter 20 in my book - started to...

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Three days left to my double mastectomy and I received this wonderful gift!

 

 

 

Only three days left until my double mastectomy and my husband just gave me this wonderful gift  

#cancerbegone #honormybody #rememberingmybody

 

This whole cancer experience is really hard at times so I want to share the small wins with you, my community. 

May I ask you a personal favor please?

Please pray for me or send me good vibes, healing energy, and LOVE on August 9th (also to my medical team please) and then during the weeks...

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What lights YOU up? Do more YOU this summer!

 

 

I am thrilled to report that I recently learned something truly valuable:

The most important skills a woman can (Correction: Should.... No, wait, MUST!) develop in her life is self-love and self-care. 

Seriously. A solid foundation of self-love and self-care beats any other skill - even the ones that you master so perfectly - over the course of our lives.  

Why do I say that? Because my recent diagnosis with breast cancer made me realize how often my...

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What I learned about infertility when diagnosed with breast cancer

 

 

Something really strange happened on the day I got diagnosed with breast cancer.

I was sitting in a patient care room at the George Washington University Hospital here in D.C., somewhat listening to the young female Doctor telling me about my cancer when I thought "Wow, this is how it must feel for women to get a devastating health diagnosis. Like infertility. Ha. Now I get it. Wholeheartedly gutwrenchingly get it."

A memory of Ellen, whose story I tell in chapter 6 of...

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Motherhood in your 40s - the naked truth!

It is so gratifying to share my expertise on #latermotherhood with women desiring to become mothers! Talking about this topic totally lights me up! Especially if the conversation is so lifely like the one with Marc Sklar, aka The Fertility Expert and founder of two very well known #naturalfertility clinics in California.

Dr. Marc just published our interview on #FertilityTV on YouTube (60,000 subscribers!) and you can see us talk frankly about age, fertility,...

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TODAY is book launch day, yay!!

 

Friends, the #joyoflatermotherhood officially hit the shelves of bookstores around the country today  and I am immensely happy and proud.

And it's actually true: I found my books at my local Barnes and Noble!!!! ....I am so happy and I promise, I won't let any cancer diagnosis get in my way of celebrating full-on and laugh out LOUD today 

This is truly a dream come true that I've worked very hard and joyfully for.... Now please go and actually BUY this masterpiece (links...

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