Things we Should stop Asking Women

By Dr. Cici Carter “When are you going to have a baby?” And other things we should stop asking women As someone that has struggled with fertility, I hate this question, “when are  you going to have a baby?” and it’s sister, “when are you having another baby?” In fact,...

Stress and Fertility Through a Functional Medicine Lens

By Dr. Cici Carter  When we’re under long term stress, our glucocorticoid hormones increase. When this happens, certain pathways get turned off in order to direct the needed energy that allows us to fight or flee. We’re going to talk about the reproductive pathway. When we’re stressed, this pathway is...

Functional Medicine and Fertility

By Dr. Cici Carter MD Functional medicine is a practice of medicine that has been around for decades, with aspects of this practice being used for centuries. It’s a whole body systems approach to wellness with restoring the function of our health using the 4 pillars of lifestyle change. Those...


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