18 episodes

How can I boost my fertility and improve my chances of getting pregnant naturally? When is the best time to get pregnant? Why is my period irregular (or late!)? Am I ready to have a baby? Am I ovulating? How can I balance my hormones? And the biggest question of all, how can I understand my menstrual cycle?
Welcome to The Mana Women’s Wellness Podcast, where you’ll finally get answers to those questions you’ve been secretly Googling, all those things you’re too embarrassed to ask your doctor, because…well – we’re women! Shouldn’t we just know this stuff??
Every Wednesday, physiotherapist, health coach, natural fertility educator and self-proclaimed wellness nerd, Rachel Simpson shares her top tips, essential knowledge and life advice to help you understand your body, take control of your health and create a life you love!
Fertility awareness, charting your menstrual cycle, natural birth control and pre-conception care – she’ll teach you all those things they never taught you in health class!
Are you ready to tune in to your body’s innate wisdom? Because knowledge is power – when you truly understand your body, you are empowered to make informed decisions about your health!
For freebies and all of the latest information on periods, pregnancy and the pelvic floor, check out www.manawomenswellness.com

The Mana Women's Wellness Podcast Rachel Simpson

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How can I boost my fertility and improve my chances of getting pregnant naturally? When is the best time to get pregnant? Why is my period irregular (or late!)? Am I ready to have a baby? Am I ovulating? How can I balance my hormones? And the biggest question of all, how can I understand my menstrual cycle?
Welcome to The Mana Women’s Wellness Podcast, where you’ll finally get answers to those questions you’ve been secretly Googling, all those things you’re too embarrassed to ask your doctor, because…well – we’re women! Shouldn’t we just know this stuff??
Every Wednesday, physiotherapist, health coach, natural fertility educator and self-proclaimed wellness nerd, Rachel Simpson shares her top tips, essential knowledge and life advice to help you understand your body, take control of your health and create a life you love!
Fertility awareness, charting your menstrual cycle, natural birth control and pre-conception care – she’ll teach you all those things they never taught you in health class!
Are you ready to tune in to your body’s innate wisdom? Because knowledge is power – when you truly understand your body, you are empowered to make informed decisions about your health!
For freebies and all of the latest information on periods, pregnancy and the pelvic floor, check out www.manawomenswellness.com

    Is My Cervical Mucus Normal?

    Is My Cervical Mucus Normal?

    Is My Cervical Mucus Normal?Let’s get something straight, cervical mucus is not just discharge and it is a very good thing! You want to see mucus throughout your menstrual cycle because it’s the very best real-time indicator you have of your fertile...

    • 26 min
    Joanna Macmeikan - Recurrent UTIs and the Vaginal Microbiome

    Joanna Macmeikan - Recurrent UTIs and the Vaginal Microbiome

    In this episode, we’re talking about UTIs and why the bacteria around your vagina and bladder are essential for good health. I’m chatting with registered Chinese medicine practitioner Joanna Macmeikan about all things UTIs and bacterial vaginosis and...

    • 39 min
    Overactive Pelvic Floor – When Kegels Do More Harm Than Good

    Overactive Pelvic Floor – When Kegels Do More Harm Than Good

    In this episode, we’re talking about overactive pelvic floors. When your pelvic floor muscles have higher tone and activity than what we’d consider normal and why kegels are the very last thing you should be doing.And while there is no denying that it’s...

    • 17 min
    The Luteal Phase – Menstrual Cycle Masterclass Part 4

    The Luteal Phase – Menstrual Cycle Masterclass Part 4

    Ever had a complete breakdown only to discover that your period came the next day and *maybe* you overreacted slightly?Yep, I’ve been there!Mood swings, PMS, breakouts – in this week’s podcast episode, we’re wrapping up the Menstrual Cycle Masterclass...

    • 18 min
    The Ovulatory Phase – Menstrual Cycle Masterclass Part 3

    The Ovulatory Phase – Menstrual Cycle Masterclass Part 3

    In this episode, Part 3 of the Menstrual Cycle Masterclass, we have arrived at the main event – ovulation. I’ll be sharing what happens in our bodies in the lead up to, during and after ovulation, the signs of ovulation you can look out for and how to...

    • 22 min
    The Follicular Phase – Menstrual Cycle Masterclass Part 2

    The Follicular Phase – Menstrual Cycle Masterclass Part 2

    The follicular phase – the window of time between menstruation and ovulation – can be tricky. While all of the other phases of our menstrual cycle are usually quite consistent and reliable, it’s the follicular phase which can change every single month....

    • 20 min

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