Why Working On Your Stress Really Matters For Pregnancy Success
Jan 23, 2023
We’re digging into how and why addressing stress with the HeartMath methodology can help when TTC.
Like many of you, I stopped setting new year’s resolutions and instead focus on intentions.
Daily practices are so foundational for my sanity. Such as having a good sleep, getting outside once a day, eating food that makes me feel great and talking to friends or family members.
But what happens when we still feel stressed? Because life is busy and stress IS part of the equation.
I know I’m stressed when I get too serious, am easily angered or feel super impatient.
I know you want to have your baby in 2023. That’s why you’re reading this right now.
What if all that stress you were dealing with was impacting your chances? And no, I’m not going to tell you just to relax.
But what if there was a quick and easy method you could use each day that helps to move you from producing cortisol to producing DHEA?
Samantha Coffin and Fatima Shaikh are part of my team at Fab Fertile. They are an integral part of our Couples Coaching program – which uses functional lab testing, diet, and lifestyle changes to dramatically improve conception. If you are struggling with infertility, your body is desperately trying to tell you something. Focusing on your health will either help you get pregnant naturally or, if you do need to go to the fertility clinic, it will improve your chances of success. Samm and Fatima are fertility coaches.
In this episode, you'll learn:
- How HeartMath can improve your stress response, which directly impacts cortisol and improves DHEA
- Case studies with HeartMath at fertility clinics (i.e. how the HeartMath method helped participants feel more centered and calm)
- Depletion to Renewal Plan - how emotions impact cortisol/DHEA and quick techniques that can help you move from frustration and impatience to calm, peaceful and happy
02:34 WELCOME SAMANTHA COFFIN & FATIMA SHAIKH
03:51 INTRODUCING TODAY’S TOPIC
06:20 WHAT IS HEARTMATH?
- The extensive research behind HeartMath
- It’s so much easier than you think it is.
08:22 BENEFITS OF HEARTMATH
- Working with HeartMath you can see improvements in all aspects of your life
- It’s easy to combine HeartMath with other mind-body medicine techniques
- Understanding heart rate variability (HRV)
- The more you do it, the faster your body can respond when you’re not in coherence
10:53 HEART RATE VARIABILITY & FERTILITY
- What research shows about the importance of HRV on your fertility journey
- Why HeartMath is a great tool to incorporate while TTC
12:49 DEPLETION & RENEWAL PLAN
- Watch now: The Depletion to Renewal Grid
- How our emotions drive our autonomic nervous system and endocrine system
- Depletion to Renewal Grid
- Emotions and Heart Rhythms
- Looking at where you spend a lot of time on the spectrum of emotions
- It’s not about avoiding emotions; it’s about being able to manage them in a healthy way
21:43 WHERE YOU ARE VS. WHERE YOU WANT TO BE
- Setting boundaries in a healthy way
- With these tools, you’re changing the way your brain and your heart talk to each other
24:41 HEART COHERENCE
- Emotions associated with incoherence and coherence
26:31 HEART-FOCUSED BREATHING
- A heart-focused breathing technique you can implement today
28:42 QUICK COHERENCE® TECHNIQUE
- When you fill your cup, you’re filling other people’s cups.
- How often do you think about your heart?
- Appreciation brings your heart into a space of ease and calm.
33:07 HEART LOCK-IN TECHNIQUE
- Some of the simplest things are the most effective.
34:57 CASE STUDY: HEARTMATH INTERVENTIONS IN FERTILITY
- The right tools can help you to shift into mindset work more easily
- Heart rate and rhythm are primarily controlled by the autonomic nervous system
38:18 HEARTMATH DEVICES
42:35 FINAL THOUGHTS
- Using HeartMath in various aspects of your life
- How Samantha recently used HeartMath very intuitively to move through a traumatizing moment
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Prior to working with us, most couples have already been through IVF and failed cycles, been labeled a poor responder, and told they had better rush to another IVF or that donor eggs are their only hope.
I don’t want you to waste money on IVF without looking at the missed healing opportunities as to WHY it’s not working in the first place.
We’ve helped couples get pregnant naturally or improve pregnancy success when they’ve been told donor eggs are their only option. We’ve helped women get pregnant naturally with AMH as low as 0.04 and FSH in the 100s.
Learn how our proven Fab Fertile Method can help improve pregnancy success for YOU.
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Get Pregnant Naturally | Related Episodes
- Episode 346: How To Know If IVF Is Your Next Best Step
- Episode 375: Stop Making These Common Mistakes and Get Your 2023 Action Plan
During our call, we’ll be discussing what you have tried so far and where you’ve faced challenges. This can feel stressful but is designed to help us get to the root cause of your fertility issues and will help me to give you the best possible action plan at the end of the call. However, to reassure you – on this call we won’t be digging into the trauma associated with infertility/miscarriage/loss – rather we are focused on solutions and an ACTION PLAN as to how our Fab Fertile Method can help you get pregnant naturally.
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