Maya Abdominal Therapy FAQ

By: Jess Noble, AOBTA, Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapist   What should I expect during a Maya Abdominal Therapy massage with Jess?    During your first session, you can expect a longer intake where we will discuss several facets of your lifestyle and health. We will talk about your general and reproductive health history, your diet…

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A Word on Patience

By: Sarah Wilson L.Ac., MAOM Given the uncertainty of our times, patience is an important quality that can help to keep our lives, families, jobs and health running smoothly.  In particular, the use of patience can’t be overstated enough when facing the challenges present in the ups and downs of infertility.  We wait with uncertainty…

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My Favorite Essential Oils

Lavender Field

By: Jess Noble, AOBTA, Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapist I love using essential oils in both my massage practice at Fertile Ground as well as daily in my home. Essential Oils are known to have therapeutic qualities that can be inhaled or diluted and rubbed on the skin. The oils are made from aromatic compounds found…

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Infertility Awareness Week

National Infertility Awareness

By Kara Yorkhall L.Ac., MAOM, FABORM “Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things…” Naomi Shihab Nye National Infertility Awareness Week starts on April 21. For each of us this means something different. It might cause you to remember back to a dark time in your past, something you’d rather forget. Or…

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Heart Coherence & Its Impact On Your Fertility

Heart Coherence

By: Emma Broderick, L.Ac., MAOM, Dipl. OM Did you know that your heart has 40,000 of its own neurons that communicate with the rest of the body, namely your brain? This news impacts all of us.  With February being the month of love, I’d like to share with you what I have learned about the…

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Finding Community & Connection Amid Infertility Isolation

by Kara Yorkhall, L.Ac, MaOM, FABORM You’re sitting with a group of your friends around the table at your favorite restaurant.  Many of your friends have young children, some of them don’t, but then the question pops up, casually, almost as though it doesn’t really matter or isn’t a big deal at all, “Hey, when…

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