Listen in on Margo’s preconception consultation with a woman who had a full term birth 5 years ago with her first pregnancy, and then had two first trimester miscarriages last year in 2020. We talk about blood work (including the blood work her OB did and didn’t order!), uncovering possible causes, ideas to strengthen her fertility, the emotional and spiritual processing of loss, and the surprising studies around “TLC” reducing miscarriage rates in women who have experienced loss. Margo also shares some of her own similar experiences with loss, and the decisions she made in terms of treatment.
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LINKS, SHOW NOTES AND TRANSCRIPT
Natural Fertility Info: Your Complete Source for Fertility Information and Products
“A Miscarriage Story” by Margo Blackstone (blog post)
“Pregnancy After Loss” by Margo Blackstone (blog post)
Natural Conception Plan for Women with PCOS and Unexplained Fertility Issues
“The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles and Optimize Your Fertility” by Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
“Coming to Term: Uncovering the Truth About Miscarriage” by Jon Cohen
“The Garden of Fertility: Reading Your Fertility Cycles for Natural Family Planning and Reproductive Health” by Katie Singer
13 Moons: Epic Education for The Birthing Year
Birth Warrior Project: 120 Day Doula Training and Transformation
Indie Birth Midwifery School
In an effort to support small businesses, all of the book titles listed above are linked for purchase from Zenith Bookstore, an independently owned book shop in Duluth, Minnesota – Margo’s stomping grounds. Find out more about them at www.zenithbookstore.com . All of these titles are also available via Amazon.
TRANSCRIPTION: In The Midwife’s Office #1 – Pre-conception Planning After Two Miscarriages
Podcast (well-actually): Download (Duration: 1:25:28 — 78.2MB)
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