My first long-form, more traditional blog is locked and loaded! That was an epic journey of writing and figuring out technical details like formatting and software issues. Read More
The topic of blocked fallopian tubes may not apply to you but some lessons I learned and revisited you can definitely use on your fertility journey.
This is the time of year when orange juice sales spike significantly. Read More
Because unsuspecting people have bought into the marketing scam that its Vitamin C content can prevent and cure the common cold.
I spent a few hours Friday trying to come up with burning questions and topics someone trying to get pregnant would have. Read More
Then I had a slap on the forehead "DOH!" moment... why don't I just ask my email list?
In response to my email earlier this week about how long you should TTC, I got the loveliest call Wednesday from a woman thanking me for helping her be the mother she always wanted to be. Read More
AT 43 YEARS OLD!
Come visit me on my FB page (@juliechangfertility) for my next FB Live at 10am PST in just a few hours. Or just pop in to say "Hi!" Read More
Today's topic is the semen analysis. What to look for, how to read it, and why he needs to shake a leg to get it done asap.
Here's a question a client asked last week that's in every single one of your minds as well... Read More
"How much of a window should I give myself for the possibility of being a mom? I want to be realistic."
I've said this before in other emails...
Despite poor critical reviews, "Venom" was actually quite entertaining. Not sure what that says about my taste in movies... Read More
My kids and I enjoyed the unexpected sense of humor. And I love me a Tom Hardy anything. Unfortunately, his British accent was Americanized. Sigh...
One of my clients invited me to her Halloween party this weekend. Read More
It was like a college party but for grown-ups. Keg of beer, jello shots, great music - so much fun!
One of my favorite relationship experts, Dr. Pat Allen, advises that unless your man is bleeding out or vomiting his guts out, don't ask him how he feels. He can figure it out on his own without you mothering him. Read More
As women, we know how men become whiny man-children when it comes to the littlest thing - like a cold. Not sayin' that's your man, but in general.
I got stood up Monday night. Read More
A dinner date that was confirmed Saturday but never happened cuz the guy didn't follow up with a place and time.
Psst. Ladies, don't show this email to your men. Read More
In almost 20 years of working with men with sperm quality issues, I have never, ever questioned if size matters when it comes to fertility.
Luckily, scientists were a lot more curious than me.
Sometimes I feel like a party pooper.
When trying to get pregnant, I advise to avoid a lot of things.
And the list goes on... Read More
What's vital to the success of an IVF? Read More
Having a lot of eggs.
Remember in the good ol' days when you could pound drink after drink and still get up for your early morning classes? Read More
You might not have been bright-eyed and bushy tailed but you were functional with your hangover.
What's one of the (many) deeply frustrating aspects on the road to pregnancy? Read More
It's that what works for other people doesn't seem to help you at all.
So, here's the thing about that conundrum...
What surprising animal is genetically similar enough to us humans that it can be used in studies? Read More
Since more than 70% of the genetic structure of zebrafish resembles that of humans, scientists looked at the potential effect of common contaminants on the long-term impact of human fertility.
My friend gave a powerfully emotional and deeply personal TedX talk this weekend. I knew she had weight issues. But I didn't realize the depth of her decades-long battle with eating disorders until she brought it to such a public stage. And this is a person that I consider a close friend - someone who I would want at important life events. Read More
Lots of stuff cooking up in here. So here are some of the new things going on in my little world...
FB Live recording of the webinar I held last Friday is available for viewing - "Battle Foreign Estrogen for Better Fertility". To watch it, go to my FB pagehere. Discount to work with me ends this Friday - more info about that at the end of the video.
"Like" & "Follow" my page so you're notified with updates. I'll be holding more FB Lives. Most will be short fertility tips & news.
My new website, fertilityeggspurt.com, is officially ready! Same ol' me but brand new online look. It was a lot of work but I think it was worth it. Hope you like.
Yet another email today asking for help from a woman diagnosed with "poor egg quality and quantity due to age"... Read More
This is the most common diagnosis my patients have since I focus on helping women in their late 30s to 40s get pregnant.
At a whopping $1,850 per kg, the Silver Tips Imperial tea grown in the Indian Himalayas is the most expensive tea produced in India. Read More
Why such a hefty price tag?