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The Alkaline Diet and Your Fertility

We hear a lot of buzz about the importance of clean eating and organic lifestyles. Now more than ever, doctors, researchers, nutritionists, and even chefs and foodies are digging deeper into the foods we all consume to answer how different food combinations affect our bodies. Currently, about 6-7% of the US population has been identified […]

Why Exercise is Important in TTC

By Rena Altman and Renee Pacella, Founders of The Fit Cloud

Being in-tune with your body and your health is a priority if you are Trying To Conceive (TTC).

Exercise and weight management are part of a healthy lifestyle, and as a result, it is important to learn how they play a crucial role in a woman’s […]

7 Super Food St Patrick’s Day Recipes

 

Artichoke and Spinach Dip

Ingredients

1 cup cottage cheese

½ cup Sour cream

¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

1 (10 oz) package of frozen spinach thawed and squeezed dry

1 can artichoke hearts, drained about 1 ½ cups

2 cloves garlic (or more to suit your preference)

Instructions

Press the spinach between two plates to remove as much of the water as possible.

Whirl garlic […]

Old Irish Tales and Other Superstitions about Fertility

 

Moonstone- Moonstones are said to regulate ovulation, menstruation and to help to balance out emotions and aid in nurturing. Rose Quartz is used for love and fertility, while smokey quartz is said to increase fertility and even out sexual energy.  It is recommended to run them under cold water and picture all the negative energy accumulated […]

Top 10 Questions to Ask your Healthcare Provider if You Are Worried About Your Fertility

Did you stop using contraceptives and are trying to conceive? Is it taking longer than you anticipated (12 months of trying if you are under the age of 35, and 6 months if you are over the age of 35)? Are you beginning to question you and/or your partner’s fertility? If the answer is yes, […]

March Movies

 

What is there to do in March? In like a lion, out like a lamb is what they say. If you are looking for something to do while it is still too cold outside take a look at our list of March movies. It’s the perfect time to pop some popcorn, curl up with your […]

Enjoy the Little Things

Sometimes in the cold, dark days of winter, it’s easy to forget about the little things that can lift our spirits and brighten up our days. Lets try to recognize and enjoy the little things as we brave the last of this cold winter. To help you pick up on them, here are some examples […]

Songs for Your Sweetheart

Happy Valentines Day from The Stork Team! We’ve created the sweetest Valentine’s Day playlist for you and your valentine to enjoy this holiday. The playlist has a good mix of newer popular artists and some “oldies by goodies” as well!

 

Happy Valentine’s Day

5 Valentine’s Day Desserts and Fertility Boosting Bonus Recipe

# 1. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Hearts with marshmallow filling

Cute, simple and sweet. Absolutely perfect for a Valentine’s Day treat.

Ingredients
-Marshmallow fluff
– Good quality dark chocolate
– Either red candy melts OR a red candy pen
– Red disco dust
– Strawberries
-tooth picks

Instructions
Wash and cut strawberries down the middle
Take the stems out
Take a small knife and cut out the middle […]