Over 70% of early pregnancy loss can be attributed to abnormal egg development and quality.
Pregnancy can be dependent on egg quality
From blood sugar to toxin exposure, your choices today matter for your reproductive future tomorow.
Food and lifestyle can impact egg quality
Meaning you have about 12-weeks to play an influential role in the development and quality of your eggs
Eggs take ~3 months to develop
Nutrition significantly influences egg quality by providing essential nutrients that safeguard eggs from damage and oxidative stress while promoting healthy development. In other words, healthy diet = healthier eggs = higher egg quality.
Understanding the impact of nutrition on egg quality is vital for women looking to optimize their fertility journey. And we're taking the guessing game out of it.
a high quality, whole food based diet can help to support egg development
BLOOD SUGAR BALANCE:
to prevent damage to cells from high insulin levels
LOW TOXIN BURDEN:
by paying attention to our outer environment and various exposures, we can support our egg health
when taken with intention and care, can help to support fertility and overall egg quality
to support not just your fertility picture, but YOU at your core
We only have tests to measure egg quantity (i.e. AMH and antral follicle count). But we currently have no tests for egg quality, meaning it is even more important to take care of our body and egg health.
By the time a woman is in her 20s to early 30s, up to 35% of eggs are expected to be of low quality. This means that supporting egg quality is important through the ages.
Our lifestyle and diet choices impact our body and its responses every.single.day. As such, while we cannot control for everything, our actions to have an impact on our egg quality.
Egg quantity and egg quality both play an important role in understanding fertility. While egg quantity tells us how many eggs we have, egg quality determines whether those eggs can become a viable pregnancy.
The egg freezing and retrieval process can certainly take a toll on your emotional and physical body - but there are steps you can take to ease the process and empower you through it!
While a common concern, weight gain is not typical during the egg freezing and retrieval process. While bloating may happen as a result of swollen ovaries and water retention, food and lifestyle can help to reduce this.
Egg freezing is a valuable option for women looking to preserve future fertility, but it's crucial to remember that the quality of the eggs matters significantly. Maintaining overall health and egg quality is key to enhancing the chances of successful conception down the line and also promotes long-term well-being, making it an essential part of the egg-freezing process. Even if you're not thinking about pregnancy now, to make the most of what can be a financially and emotionally intense process, it is crucial to support your egg quality in the process.
But wait, what if I'm just going through egg freezing and am not sure if I will move through with ivf?
+ Get guidance on troubleshooting common symptoms during the egg retrieval process
+ Know what to expect and how to beat bloating, migraines and hot flashes
+ Create a careful recovery plan so you can best take care of you post retrieval
+ Downloadable guides and shopping lists to accompany on your journey of egg retrieval
+ Learn how to nourish your body in then 12 weeks leading up to your retrieval to support egg quality
+ Understand what to limit in order to optimize egg quality
+ Implement an intentional supplement protocol to support your journey
+ Support and ease your mind throughout the process
+ Downloadable recipes and shopping list
+ Understanding the life of an egg
+ Dive into the ins and outs of egg quality and why it matters
+ Learn more about the egg retrieval process and timeline
+ Downloadable workbook to guide you through the various modules
Amanda Wahlstedt, MSc, RDN, CDN is a registered dietitian that specializes in women's health. She marries her knowledge of medical nutrition therapy, holistic health, and functional medicine to best support women through all stages of life, from post birth control to post baby.
The Egg Retrieval Course came out of a deep need Amanda was seeing amongst her clients and friends for additional support during the egg retrieval process. Whether you're moving through with egg freezing or IVF, the aim of this course is to provide you with empowerment to care for your body all the while.
Considering moving through with egg freezing and want support along the way
Moving through IVF or other ART and want to support your egg quality and fertility
Trying to support egg quality and are contemplating egg freezing or egg retrieval for any other reason
Are nervous about side effects of egg retrieval and want a support plan to take you through it