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How Much Vitamin D Do You Need In Pregnancy?

By: Dr. Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND

Conceive Health

November 14, 2017

Vitamin D is a hot topic these days, and recent studies on vitamin D status in pregnant women and infants are worrisome. In a recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, it was found that 87 percent of newborns and 67 percent of mothers were significantly Vitamin D deficient. The same…

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Prenatal Vitamins 101

By: Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND

Conceive Health

October 4, 2017

  Choosing prenatal vitamins can be difficult with the vast array of brands available. While it has long been recognized that folic acid is important during the prenatal period, all vitamins and minerals are required for healthy fetal development. A good quality prenatal vitamin is like an insurance policy – ensures you are getting all…

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Having IVF? Have Acupuncture Too!

By: Dr. Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND

Conceive Health Clinic

September 26, 2017

Most couples undergoing IVF would do just about anything to increase their chances of a successful outcome, but from a western medical perspective, there is little anyone can do to improve the odds. The following quote says it all, “I do all the latest high-tech surgery and hormone treatment to try to make someone pregnant.…

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Surviving Fertility Medications

By: Dr. Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND Conceive Health Clinic

August 29, 2017

So you’ve made the decision to undergo fertility treatment. It can be a costly decision, not just financially, but emotionally and physically as well. With treatments come medications, and as with all medications, fertility medications can cause unpleasant side effects. Moodiness, hot flashes, breast tenderness, bloating, headaches and nausea are some of the common side…

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Why Men Need Prenatal Vitamins Too!

By: Dr. Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND Conceive Health

July 19, 2017

Did you know that semen contains trace amounts of every single nutrient the human body uses? This includes higher concentrations of commonly deficient nutrients such as potassium, magnesium and selenium. While the importance of prenatal vitamins in women is widely accepted, rarely do you hear them recommended for men. The following are three (of many)…

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