A natural fertility consultation is a must for all parents who are wanting to conceive, not just those that are considered infertile*. Because the fertility rate has dropped by 50% since the 1950s (Roser, 2017).
Following a natural fertility program for a few months can provide a number of benefits:
• Greater levels of fertility and health
• Easier conception at the appropriate time
• Smoother pregnancy with less complications
• Easier birth
• Abundant breast milk
• Most important of all..a healthy and happy baby!
So why has the fertility rate has dropped by 50% since the 1950s (Roser, 2017).
Much of this is due to women having less babies than they had in previous decades, but other contributing factors include the increasing age of parents and declining fertility in both men and women.
There are a number of factors (apart from age) that are causing male sperm numbers to drop by more than 50 percent in less than 40 years (Kelland, 2017) or become sluggish and deformed, and females to have lower numbers of eggs and increasing diagnoses of reproductive complaints such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and endometriosis (Eisenberg, Weil, Chodick, Shalev, 2017, pp. 55-62). Some key considerations include:
• Poor diet and nutrient deficiencies
• Use of medications and recreational drugs, caffeine, alcohol and cigarettes
• Escalating obesity and associated health complaints such as diabetes
• Sexually transmitted diseases
• Greater exposure to chemicals such as pesticides, herbicides, food additives and colourings
• Rising levels of stress and anxiety.
All of these factors can be successfully and naturally treated using naturopathic modalities such as herbs and nutrition.
Duration: 90-120 minutes
Follow Up Cost $80
Duration 30-45 minutes
Providing: Thorough consultation, multiple forms of assessment and an individualised treatment plan.
*Clinical Definition: Infertility is “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.”… (WHO-ICMART glossary1).
Eisenberg, VH., Weil, C., Chodick, G., Shalev, V. (2017) Epidemiology of endometriosis: a large population-based database study from a healthcare provider with 2 million members. BJOG Vol 125, Issue 1 Jan.
Kelland, K. (2017) Sperm count falling sharply in developed world, researchers say. Retrieved from https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-sperm/sperm-count-falling-sharply-in-developed-world-researchers-say-idUSKBN1AA28K
Roser, M. (2017) Fertility Rate. Retrieved from https://ourworldindata.org/fertility-rate
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