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Fertility Friday Radio is your source for information about the Fertility Awareness Method and all things fertility related. Fertility Friday Radio debunks common myths about the fertility awareness method, birth control, and conception. Learn how to increase your chances of getting pregnant if you’re trying to conceive, and learn how the Fertility Awareness Method is more effective than the pill for birth control when used correctly. Your host Lisa, founder of fertilityfriday.com, is passionate about women’s health, specifically in the areas of fertility, hormone-free birth control, conception, and pregnancy. Lisa delivers in-depth weekly interviews with a wide variety of special guests covering fertility awareness, birth control, menstrual health, hormonal health, pregnancy and much more.

Fertility Friday Radio | Fertility Awareness for Pregnancy and Hormone-free birth control Lisa | Fertility Friday

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 125 Ratings

Fertility Friday Radio is your source for information about the Fertility Awareness Method and all things fertility related. Fertility Friday Radio debunks common myths about the fertility awareness method, birth control, and conception. Learn how to increase your chances of getting pregnant if you’re trying to conceive, and learn how the Fertility Awareness Method is more effective than the pill for birth control when used correctly. Your host Lisa, founder of fertilityfriday.com, is passionate about women’s health, specifically in the areas of fertility, hormone-free birth control, conception, and pregnancy. Lisa delivers in-depth weekly interviews with a wide variety of special guests covering fertility awareness, birth control, menstrual health, hormonal health, pregnancy and much more.

    Vitamin D & Fibroids | FAMM Research Series | Lisa | Fertility Friday

    Vitamin D & Fibroids | FAMM Research Series | Lisa | Fertility Friday

    In today’s FAMM Research Series episode, I’m delving into what the research has to say about the role of vitamin D and fibroid growth.
    Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here to grab your copy today!
    Today’s episode is also sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship program, class of 2024!  Use this link to join the waiting list for next year’s program!
    Topics discussed in today's episode: What are uterine fibroids Important facts about fibroids  Common issues and symptoms associated with fibroids Lisa's personal experience with fibroids How Vitamin D effected uterine fibroids in the study How did the study choose women in the study How the study administered the Vitamin D The results of the study
    Connect with Lisa: You can connect with Lisa on her Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and on her website.

    Resources mentioned: Effect of oral consumption of vitamin D on uterine fibroids: A randomized clinical trial The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program Related podcasts & blog posts:
    FFP 452 | A Medical Doctor’s Perspective on Uterine Fibroids | Dr. Camille Hammond, MD FFP 450 | Fibroids & The IUD | Pill Reality Series | Lisa & Augustina FFP 227 | Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, Fibroids, and Epigenetics | Dr. Tiffany Katz, Ph.D. FFP 136 | Endometriosis, PCOS & Fibroids | Surgical Techniques That Preserve Fertility | NaPro Technology | Dr. Kyle Beiter FFP 017 | Natural Treatment for Unexplained Infertility | Treating Endometriosis and Fibroids | Dr Shawna Darou, ND Join the community! Follow Fertility Friday on Instagram! Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!
    Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
    A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsors: Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!
    Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship Program (FAMM) This episode is sponsored by FAMM! Are you a women's health practitioner looking for a solid way to incorporate comprehensive fertility awareness chart analysis into your practice? If yes, FAMM is the program you've been waiting for. Click here to apply
    now!

    • 27 min
    A Medical Doctor’s Perspective on Uterine Fibroids | Dr. Camille Hammond, MD

    A Medical Doctor’s Perspective on Uterine Fibroids | Dr. Camille Hammond, MD

    Today I’m sharing an interview with Dr. Camille Hammond to give you a medical doctor’s perspective on fibroids.
    Camille T.C. Hammond, MD, MPH is the CEO of the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation. She is an expert on infertility education, advocacy and support. She has been published in the peer reviewed scientific literature and in newspapers and magazines. She and her work have been featured on television, news and testified to legislators on Capitol Hill about infertility related legislation.
    She has also served as a keynote speaker and presented at scientific conferences and other programs. Through her work at the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, she has hosted hundreds of education conferences for families sharing about different ways to become a parent and overcome infertility.
    Dr. Hammond is the author of several books, including The Guud Book: About Infertility, and The Guud Book about Faith and Fertility. She is also the owner of the publishing house Guud Books about Tough Topics.
    After an extraordinary medical journey gave Camille and her husband Jason, two boys and a girl, the couple decided to give back and help others still going through infertility. They started the Tinina Q Cade Foundation which, to date, has awarded 92 families with grants of up to $10,000.
    Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here to grab your copy today!
    Topics discussed in today's episode: What prompted Dr. Camille to go into medicine and specialize in women's health  What inspired Dr. Camille to create the Cade Foundation What are fibroids and how can they impact pregnancy Why are black women more prone to fibroids What are the common symptoms of fibroids How fibroids can relate to pain What flags should women be paying attention to in order to detect fibroids
    Connect with Dr. Camille Hammond: You can connect with Dr. Camille Hammond on her Instagram, Facebook, and on her website.

    Resources mentioned: The Guud Book: About Infertility The Guud Book about Faith and Fertility Tinina Q Cade Foundation The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program Related podcasts & blog posts:
    FFP 450 | Fibroids & The IUD | Pill Reality Series | Lisa & Augustina FFP 227 | Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, Fibroids, and Epigenetics | Dr. Tiffany Katz, Ph.D. FFP 136 | Endometriosis, PCOS & Fibroids | Surgical Techniques That Preserve Fertility | NaPro Technology | Dr. Kyle Beiter FFP 017 | Natural Treatment for Unexplained Infertility | Treating Endometriosis and Fibroids | Dr Shawna Darou, ND Join the community! Follow Fertility Friday on Instagram! Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!
    Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
    A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsors: Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!
    Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship Program (FAMM) This episode is sponsored by FAMM! Are you a women's health practitioner looking for a solid way to incorporate comprehensive fertility awareness chart analysis into your practice? If yes, FAMM is the program you've been waiting for. Click here to apply
    now!

    • 55 min
    Improving Your Chances of Conception with Cervical Mucus | FAMM Research Series | Lisa | Fertility Friday

    Improving Your Chances of Conception with Cervical Mucus | FAMM Research Series | Lisa | Fertility Friday

    Today I’m delving into what the research has to say about using cervical mucus to improve your chances of conceiving! This is the first episode in my brand new FAMM Research series where I take a deep dive into interesting research studies to showcase the legitimacy of modern fertility awareness-based methods.
    Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here to grab your copy today!
    Today’s episode is also sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship program, class of 2024!  Use this link to join the waiting list for next year’s program!
    Topics discussed in today's episode: Overview of the Cervical Mucus secretions on the day of intercourse study What is the Billings Method What the study tells us The correlation between what we observe in our mucus and what happens in our body around our cycle Different types of mucus What occurs in the pre-ovulation and ovulation phase How to use mucus to determine the best marker of timing to increase conception Cervical Mucus is key to fertility
    Connect with Lisa: You can connect with Lisa on her Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and on her website.

    Resources mentioned: Cervical mucus secretions on the day of intercourse: an accurate marker of highly fertile days The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program Related podcasts & blog posts:
    FFP 415 | Answering Your Top Questions About Cervical Mucus | Lisa | Fertility Friday [On-Air Client Session] FFP 367 | Stress, Cervical Mucus, & The Menstrual Cycle | Lisa & Brittany FFP 191 | Cervical Health & Fertility Awareness Charting | Lisa | Fertility Friday [On-Air Client Session] FFP 168 | Timing Sex For Conception & Optimizing Cervical Mucus Production | Ashlee & Lisa Join the community! Follow Fertility Friday on Instagram! Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!
    Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
    A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsors: Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!
    Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship Program (FAMM) This episode is sponsored by FAMM! Are you a women's health practitioner looking for a solid way to incorporate comprehensive fertility awareness chart analysis into your practice? If yes, FAMM is the program you've been waiting for. Click here to apply
    now!

    • 43 min
    Fibroids & The IUD | Pill Reality Series | Lisa & Augustina

    Fibroids & The IUD | Pill Reality Series | Lisa & Augustina

    Today I’m sharing a brand new pill reality series episode about the hormonal IUD and fibroids. Unfortunately in Augustina’s case, having an IUD placed worsened her fibroids. Tune into today’s episode to find out what happened.
    Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here to grab your copy today!
     
    Topics discussed in today's episode: What Augustina's early menstrual cycle was like and how that led her to contraceptives What her IUD insertion was like and what happened after insertion What are fibroids and how they affect women How Augustina's heavy bleeding affects her and health The changes in Augustina's fibroids post homornal IUD How Augustina has recovered post surgery
    Connect with Augustina: You can connect with Augustina on her Instagram and on her website.

    Resources mentioned: FFP 356 | Bleeding Disorders in Women | Heavy Bleeding | Menorrhagia | Dr. Fiona Bethea & Jhon Velasco The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program Related podcasts & blog posts:
    FFP 290 | The Pill, The Hormonal IUD, and Pulmonary Embolisms | Lisa & Kat FFP 227 | Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, Fibroids, and Epigenetics | Dr. Tiffany Katz, Ph.D. FFP 161 | Are IUDs Safer Than The Pill? | Hormonal IUDs vs Copper IUDs | Dr. Steve Gangemi FFP 136 | Endometriosis, PCOS & Fibroids | Surgical Techniques That Preserve Fertility | NaPro Technology | Dr. Kyle Beiter FFP 017 | Natural Treatment for Unexplained Infertility | Treating Endometriosis and Fibroids | Dr Shawna Darou, ND Join the community! Follow Fertility Friday on Instagram! Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!
    Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
    A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsors: Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!
    Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship Program (FAMM) This episode is sponsored by FAMM! Are you a women's health practitioner looking for a solid way to incorporate comprehensive fertility awareness chart analysis into your practice? If yes, FAMM is the program you've been waiting for. Click here to apply
    now!
     

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Top 4 Lessons Learned From The Birth Of My Daughter | Lisa | Fertility Friday

    Top 4 Lessons Learned From The Birth Of My Daughter | Lisa | Fertility Friday

    After birthing 3 babies at home, today I’m sharing the top 4 lessons that I learned from the birth of my daughter this summer!
    Today’s episode is sponsored by Tempdrop. Tempdrop makes fertility awareness accessible to all women - even if you don’t have regular cycles or sleeping patterns. Save 10% when you use code FertilityFriday  at check out!
    Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship program, class of 2023!  Early-bird registration is officially open for next year’s class of 2023. Will you be joining us? Click here to register now!
    Topics discussed in today's episode: How helpful it is to prepare meals for postpartum life before giving birth The specific foods and nutrients Lisa likes to include in her meals to help with healing and recovery How beneficial it is to have support for you postpartum The differences in all 3 of Lisa's home births How her daughters labor differed from her previous 2 births How it's important to remember you cannot plan for everything that will happen during birth The importance of taking care of yourself post birth
    Connect with Lisa: You can connect with Lisa on her Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and on her website.

    Resources mentioned: Doing It At Home Podcast Episode The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program Related podcasts & blog posts:
    FFP 133 | Preparing for Pregnancy and Childbirth Naturally | Mama Natural (Genevieve Howland) FFP 125 | Bonus Episode | All About Baby Sleep | Fostering Good Sleep Habits Early | What You’re Not Thinking About When You’re Pregnant | Dana Obleman FFP 118 | All About Breastfeeding | Why it Might Not Be As Easy As You Think To Breastfeed Your Baby After Birth | Myths and Facts About Breastfeeding | Lori J Isenstadt, IBCLC FFP 117 | What do Midwives Do? | Is it Safe to Have Babies at Home? | Midwifery Care in Canada | Candice Syme R.M. Join the community! Follow Fertility Friday on Instagram! Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!
    Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
    A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsors: Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!
    Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship Program (FAMM) This episode is sponsored by FAMM! Are you a women's health practitioner looking for a solid way to incorporate comprehensive fertility awareness chart analysis into your practice? If yes, FAMM is the program you've been waiting for. Click here to apply now!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Your Top Questions About BBT Charting | Lisa | Fertility Friday

    Your Top Questions About BBT Charting | Lisa | Fertility Friday

    You have questions about BBT charting and I have answers! Today I answer your top questions about charting your basal body temperature!
    Today’s episode is sponsored by Tempdrop. Tempdrop makes fertility awareness accessible to all women - even if you don’t have regular cycles or sleeping patterns. Save 10% when you use code FertilityFriday  at check out!
    Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship program, class of 2023!  Early-bird registration is officially open for next year’s class of 2023. Will you be joining us? Click here to register now!
    Topics discussed in today's episode: What is BBT Why do some practitioners avoid the BBT method What kind of thermometer does Lisa recommend What is a normal preovulatory and post ovulatory temperature Does BBT help predict ovulation What to do if your temperatures are erratic  What happens if your temperature rises and falls What if you don't measure your temperature at the same time every day
    Connect with Lisa: You can connect with Lisa on her Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and on her website.

    Resources mentioned: The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program Related podcasts & blog posts:
    [On-Air Client Session] FFP 432 | Charting With Irregular Cycles | Maria & Lisa BONUS | All About Postpartum Charting | Lisa | Fertility Friday FFP 382 | Are Your Temperatures Too Low? | Low BBT | Lisa | Fertility Friday FFP 258 | BBT Charting | Top 10 Questions About Basal Body Temperature Charting | Lisa | Fertility Friday Join the community! Follow Fertility Friday on Instagram! Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!
    Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
    A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsors: Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!
    Fertility Awareness Mastery Mentorship Program (FAMM) This episode is sponsored by FAMM! Are you a women's health practitioner looking for a solid way to incorporate comprehensive fertility awareness chart analysis into your practice? If yes, FAMM is the program you've been waiting for. Click here to apply now!

    • 47 min

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