Menstrual health is the key to your fertility health. Lisa of the popular podcast Fertility Friday feel strongly that it is the (bodies) Fifth Vital Sign. She has spent the last 20 years teaching women to track their cycles and how to interpret the wealth of information tracking can provide. This was something a majority of us were never taught and only learned when trying to get pregnant. She discusses the importance of charting when trying to conceive and how we can identify imbalances and correct them on our path to motherhood. Also, we discuss the detrimental effects of the birth control pill on our fertility and what steps we must take to restore our cycles after the pill.
About Episode Guest
Ms. Lisa is a fertility awareness educator and holistic reproductive health practitioner who has been charting her own menstrual cycles using the Fertility Awareness Method for the past 15 years. She is passionate about helping women to develop body literacy by understanding their natural cycles. After struggling with excessively heavy and painful periods for years, Lisa discovered the connection between health and fertility firsthand. Her personal experience of overcoming a Hashimoto’s diagnosis and uterine fibroids has influenced her practice immensely. Lisa created her weekly radio show, the Fertility Friday Podcast, to connect women with a deeper understanding of how fertility and overall health are connected and intertwined with their menstrual health. The number one response from her listeners is always: “Why didn’t anyone teach us this stuff when we were growing up?” Exactly. That’s so frustrating. Her mission is to share the message of body literacy with as many women as possible. Each week she conducts in-depth interviews with professionals who specialize in helping women to restore their fertility naturally.