Recent Blog Posts

Could metal in the body be stopping you conceiving?

By Cassie Everett | April 1, 2014

High levels of heavy metals in the body can impair your fertility.  In men, lead, mercury and cadmium can impair sperm production and cause problems with the testes.  In women, even low levels of metals can increase the risk of miscarriage and stillbirth. Exposure to metals can occur in certain occupations (i.e.: decorators) through water…

Are you getting the timing right?

By Cassie Everett | February 20, 2014

There is a lot of conflicting information out there about when is the right time to have sex in order to get pregnant.  before ovulation, at ovulation, after ovulation, when is ovulation? It throws up a lot of questions that can be very confusing. Too many people come in to see me and when asked around…

Is toxicity tampering with your fertility?

By Cassie Everett | January 19, 2014

You would think that with all the healthy food available and medical advancements we should be gaining fertility, not losing it. Unfortunately though this is not the case. One of the reasons for this is an increased amount of toxicity in the body. Increased toxins in the diet increases the body’s toxic burden, especially if not…

home made granola yum!

By Cassie Everett | December 17, 2013

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts breakfast is the most important meal of the day for sustaining your energy and keeping your hormones balanced.  So here is a wonderful recipe for home made granola.  Once you’ve made a batch up you could even eat it while on the train into work if you have an…

The perils of the pill

By Cassie Everett | December 3, 2013

One of the first questions I ask my clients when they come to see me for help getting pregnant is if they have ever taken the contraceptive pill or any other form of hormonal contraception and inevitably many of them have done for many many years. The problem being that whilst on the pill, the…

BREAKFAST – your fertility friend

By Cassie Everett | November 19, 2013

I’m always asking my clients if, when and what they eat for breakfast – why? because its the most important meal of the day and yet so many women skip breakfast either because they don’t have time or because they feel nauseous first thing in the morning.  This could be causing a negative effect on…

Could Frankincense help bring you your immaculate conception?

By Cassie Everett | November 12, 2013

I’ve discussed previously how stress is such a big factor when it comes to fertility and so I thought I would share with you all my new top tip: Frankincense essential oil! Research shows that deep inhalation of Frankinsense oil can lower cortisol levels by 40% So why would that help you to fall pregnant? …

Managing the emotional strain of infertility

By Cassie Everett | September 28, 2013

I’m sure that many of you reading this are fed up of the monthly disappointment you feel when you find out you’re not pregnant……….again.  Then wherever you look around it seems that everyone else is pregnant except you. The stress that these feelings cause can really take their toll on you and your body.  It’s…

Could hormones be to blame for the weight that you just can’t shift?

By Cassie Everett | September 15, 2013

Do you find that no matter how good your diet is or how much exercise you do, you just can’t lose the weight around your middle? Well it could actually be hormonal imbalance that’s to blame. This excess weight is often a result of too little progesterone and too much oestrogen, and the problem with…