A natural approach to
Fertility & Pregnancy
Scientific, evidence-based protocols
Fertility issues //
Secondary Infertility - While frustrating, it's more common then you may think. Thorough investigation of your Endocrinology would be advised........ more.
Acupuncture for Reproductive Health //
Preparation for Conception- Acupuncture may be used to help regulate your menstrual cycle or deal with the symptoms of Endometriosis/PCOS to make conception more likely ......... more.
Natural Induction of Labour - electro-acupuncture is a safe and effective method to stimulate the onset of contractions without the use of medication....... more.
Pioneering new test for egg quality
Researchers from Brussels have developed what is known as the 'corona' test, which could double the odds of success with IVF treatment, by testing the outer cell layer of retrieved eggs, without damaging the egg itself.
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Conceiving naturally over 40
Yes it is possible to conceive naturally over 40! In this article two of my patients were interviewed, who had conceived naturally over 40 after following the bespoke protocols I had outlined for them.
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The Guilt Free Gourmet //
This book was inspired by my patient's requests for healthy recipes that didn't compromise on taste.
We should be able to enjoy our food while also improving our health, the two should not have to be mutually exclusive.I don't recommend extreme detox diets, counting points or calories, just a modern take on traditional recipes using alternative, nutritious ingredients to improve overall health and fertility.
For more on how diet can affect reproductive health, click here to see my interview on Ireland AM last year, discussing the best foods for fertility and pregnancy and how to recover from miscarriage.
Click the image below for the my latest interview, on superfoods to enjoy during each stage of pregnancy.
Follow me on Twitter //
Natural Fertility Specialist at herfamily.ie //
On herfamily.ie you will find numerous articles on fertility, pregnancy and parenting related issues. Some of my recent articles have tackled topics such as, sperm killers, the impact of sunshine on pregnancy, how the thyroid gland can impact your fertility or healthy ways to shed weight post-pregnancy.
You can check out these and many more of my articles on herfamily.ie and you can also follow me on Facebook or Twitter, for the latest updates on events, media appearances and comments on the latest scientific research in the area of reproductive health.
The information on www.jessicabourke.com is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat, diagnose or prevent any disease. The entire contents of this website are based upon the opinions of Jessica Bourke, unless otherwise noted. Individual articles are based upon the opinions of the respective author, who retains copyright as marked. The information on this website is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. It is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information from the research and experience of Jessica Bourke. We encourage you to make your own health care decisions based upon your research and in partnership with a qualified health care professional.