The emotional and financial toll of infertility is overwhelming. Couples report feelings of frustration, shame, social isolation, jealousy, and exhaustion. Ten to fifteen percent of US couples are infertile.

What can we learn from the best information available today on infertility?

  • What are the major drivers of infertility?
  • Are there natural strategies?
  • Can couples improve their prospects for conception through lifestyle changes?
  • How about supplements?
  • What do traditional medicine practices have to teach us?
  • Three changes to make today if you are looking to conceive this year.

Kelly Brogan, MD engages infertility expert Victoria Maizes in a candid, evidence-based discussion on the various ways women can prepare their bodies and minds for a healthy conception, pregnancy, and birth.

Victoria Maizes, MD is the Executive Director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, Family and Community Medicine and Public Health, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is a recognized leader in integrative medicine and lectures worldwide to academic and community audiences. A graduate of Barnard College, she received her medical degree from UCSF College of Medicine, completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Missouri, and her Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. ODE magazine named Victoria one of the world’s 25 intelligent optimists in 2009. In 2010, she co-edited Integrative Women’s Health, published by the Oxford University Press. Her newest book is Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child (Scribner, 2013).

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