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Welcome to Get Pregnant Naturally. Where Functional Medicine and Natural Fertility solutions will help you get pregnant and have your baby. My mission is to inspire, motivate and empower you! Most of all I want you to wake up! With Functional Medicine, we can discover what causes infertility and eventually reverse the condition.

Get Pregnant Naturally Sarah Clark

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 93 Ratings

Welcome to Get Pregnant Naturally. Where Functional Medicine and Natural Fertility solutions will help you get pregnant and have your baby. My mission is to inspire, motivate and empower you! Most of all I want you to wake up! With Functional Medicine, we can discover what causes infertility and eventually reverse the condition.

    Top Trends In Women's Health and Why This Matters If TTC

    Top Trends In Women's Health and Why This Matters If TTC

    We’re digging into the top trends in women's health and femtech.
    My goal for the podcast is to bring you cutting-edge practices in functional medicine, functional nutrition, mindset and spirituality so that you can increase your chances of pregnancy success.
    I’m excited to share the latest in femtech, sexual health (yes, we’re talking erotica), at-home test kits, the newest research funding, how to know which companies to trust and way more.
    Today I'm welcoming Georgie Kovacs back to the podcast. Georgie is the founder of Fempower Health, founded after her first-hand experience with infertility.
     
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    1) How to navigate healthcare dynamics to better inform the approach, especially if you’re struggling to get answers
    2) Our favourite wearables and femtech devices
    3) Sperm freezing, sexual health apps, plus at-home testing
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    Resources
    Fab Fertile Method https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/
    Stuck in a food rut? Not sure what exactly to eat to enhance your fertility? Get your free copy of our Summer Fertility Recipe Guide at https://www.fertilitydietfreebie.com/.
    Learn specific steps you can take right now to improve Low AMH/High FSH with this FREE guide: Top Diet And Lifestyle Tips To Optimize Low AMH/high FSH And Improve Fertility https://www.gpnfreebie.com/
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    Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner (https://bit.ly/getpregnantpodcast)
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    This episode is sponsored by: Fab Fertile Store
    A healthy gut is essential for preconception health and a probiotic like MegaSporeBiotic is a good first step. Typically only available from practitioners, you can access this at our Fab Fertile Store.
    Visit https://bit.ly/fabfertilestore and use code VIP15 to save 15% off your order. 
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    Got questions? Join the Fab Fertile Support Group on Facebook for motivation, support, and education so that you can prepare for pregnancy success.
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    Check out the full show notes at https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/top-trends-in-womens-health-and-why-this-matters-if-ttc/

    • 53 min
    Why Your Blood Chemistry Matters and How To Improve Your Markers When You Are TTC

    Why Your Blood Chemistry Matters and How To Improve Your Markers When You Are TTC

    We’re digging into what your blood chemistry results mean for your fertility.
    You may have been told that your blood work is “normal.” Or you may have been told that some markers are out of balance.
    Sometimes medication can be given to bring these markers into balance, but typically there is no strategy to address WHY there is an imbalance in the first place.
    This can lead to frustration and confusion. You may even feel like IVF is your only hope.
    However, moving ahead to IVF without addressing these critical healing opportunities can lead to failed cycles, cancelled cycles due to poor response, and an increased risk of miscarriage.
    As part of our Fab Fertile Method, we include a blood chemistry review. This review is to educate, not to diagnose and helps us develop a targeted ACTION plan so that you can improve your chances of pregnancy success with your own eggs.
    Justine is part of my team here at Fab Fertile. She is an integral part of our Couples Coaching program – which uses functional lab testing, diet, and lifestyle changes to dramatically improve conception. If you are struggling with infertility…your body is desperately trying to tell you something…focusing on your health will either help you get pregnant naturally or if you need to go to the fertility clinic, it will improve your chances of success.
     
    In this episode, you’ll learn:
    1) The difference between conventional and functional reference ranges and why this matters as you are preparing for pregnancy success
    2) We take you through the blood chemistry review and highlight themes we see with the couples we work with so that you can improve your preconception health (i.e. glucose, potassium, vitamin D, thyroid, magnesium, B12, and more)
    3) How inflammation impacts low AMH, high FSH, premature ovarian insufficiency, and diminished ovarian reserve (i.e. High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein)
    4) MTHFR and how to know if folic acid or methylfolate is right for you
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    Fab Fertile Method https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/
    Stuck in a food rut? Not sure what exactly to eat to enhance your fertility? Get your free copy of our Summer Fertility Recipe Guide at https://www.fertilitydietfreebie.com/.
    ---
    Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner (https://bit.ly/getpregnantpodcast)
    During our call, we’ll be discussing what you have tried so far and where you’ve faced challenges. This can feel stressful but is designed to help us get to the root cause of your fertility issues and will help me to give you the best possible action plan at the end of the call. However, to reassure you – on this call we won’t be digging into the trauma associated with infertility/miscarriage/loss – rather we are focused on solutions and an ACTION PLAN as to how our Fab Fertile Method can help you get pregnant naturally.
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    Join the Fab Fertile Support on Facebook for motivation, support, and education to prepare for pregnancy success.
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    Check out https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/why-your-blood-chemistry-matters-and-how-to-improve-your-markers-when-you-are-ttc/

    • 31 min
    3 Reasons Why Making ALL The Changes While TTC Can Waste Time

    3 Reasons Why Making ALL The Changes While TTC Can Waste Time

    We’re digging into what to do next if you’ve already tried all the diet/lifestyle strategies, but they’re not working.
    When you're trying to solve a problem - it's tempting to try ALL the things. We naturally assume that doing everything will be better than focusing on one at a time - or get us quicker results.
    But doing everything just puts you and your partner in a state of overwhelm and makes it even MORE difficult to identify and solve the real issue.
    Then we get frustrated that things aren't working and throw our hands up in despair, assuming that we're just not 'helpable!'
    But what have I found, after working with couples in my 1:1 Fab Fertile Coaching Program, to be the number one reason couples aren't getting pregnant naturally?
    They're not doing the foundational work needed to identify the problem.
    (And spoiler alert - the number 2 issue? Because they don't know the real problem, they're not getting the actual support they need to fix the problem.)
    That’s right. So right now, you might feel like you're trying EVERYTHING... and that nothing's working. But you're missing key steps that could help you right now.
    And the number one thing that so many of us get wrong is diet.
     
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    1) Why fertility trends may be setting you back (i.e. is eating fries after an IVF transfer good for you (final word on this), plus how to know if pineapples, pomegranates and more are suitable for you)
    2) Which fertility superfoods you should start eating and what if these superfoods are harming your fertility
    3) How to know for sure if the top allergens are a concern for you. Steps you can take right now to optimize pregnancy success, especially if you’ve already tried going gluten and dairy-free.
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    Resources
    Fab Fertile Method https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/
    Stuck in a food rut? Not sure what exactly to eat to enhance your fertility? Get your free copy of our Summer Fertility Recipe Guide at https://www.fertilitydietfreebie.com/.
    Learn specific steps you can take right now to improve Low AMH/High FSH with this FREE guide: Top Diet And Lifestyle Tips To Optimize Low AMH/high FSH And Improve Fertility https://www.gpnfreebie.com/
    ---
    Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner (https://bit.ly/getpregnantpodcast)
    ---
    This episode is sponsored by: Fab Fertile Store
    A healthy gut is essential for preconception health and a probiotic like MegaSporeBiotic is a good first step. Typically only available from practitioners, you can access this at our Fab Fertile Store.
    Visit https://bit.ly/fabfertilestore and use code VIP15 to save 15% off your order. 
    ---
    Got questions? Join the Fab Fertile Support Group on Facebook for motivation, support, and education so that you can prepare for pregnancy success.
    ---
    Check out the full show notes at https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/3-reasons-why-making-all-the-changes-while-ttc-can-waste-time/

    • 27 min
    How To Make Sex More Pleasurable When You Are TTC

    How To Make Sex More Pleasurable When You Are TTC

    We’re digging into sexual health and how we can increase intimacy while TTC.
    Ultimately what we all want is connection. During the fertility journey, the connection with our partner may be strained, and intimacy can be less about pleasure and more about babymaking.
    What if we could reconnect and deepen our connection with our partner? What if truly being present, vulnerable, and sharing was the road to deeper intimacy and better sex life?
    We can learn how to create a safe space so we can ask for what we really want in the bedroom. We can move away from the thinking mind and really feel into our body. Being present for what feels good. This can help reduce the stress hormones, which will get us in the perfect space for making our future baby.
    But it doesn't have to be all so serious. We’re talking erotica, sex toys, fantasies and everything you need to know to make it fun and steamy between the sheets when you are TTC.
    Today I'm excited to welcome Trish Wright to the podcast. Trish is a certified sex and relationship coach.
     
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    1) What a session with a sex educator looks like so that you can take your sex life to the next level while TTC
    2) How to increase sensuality and spirituality in your relationship
    3) How to have an agreement on how much you will share with your friends about your sex life
    4) Benefits of orgasm for male and female
    5) How to normalize self-pleasure (We discuss how to introduce sex toys, erotica and talking to your partner about fantasies)
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    Fab Fertile Method https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/
    Stuck in a food rut? Not sure what exactly to eat to enhance your fertility? Get your free copy of our Summer Fertility Recipe Guide at https://www.fertilitydietfreebie.com/.
    ---
    Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner (https://bit.ly/getpregnantpodcast)
    During our call, we’ll be discussing what you have tried so far and where you’ve faced challenges. This can feel stressful but is designed to help us get to the root cause of your fertility issues and will help me to give you the best possible action plan at the end of the call. However, to reassure you – on this call we won’t be digging into the trauma associated with infertility/miscarriage/loss – rather we are focused on solutions and an ACTION PLAN as to how our Fab Fertile Method can help you get pregnant naturally.
    ---
    Join the Fab Fertile Support on Facebook for motivation, support, and education to prepare for pregnancy success.
    ---
    Check out https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-to-make-sex-more-pleasurable-when-you-are-ttc/

    • 52 min
    The Dangers of Low-Fat Diets and Why An Optimal Lipid Panel Matters When TTC

    The Dangers of Low-Fat Diets and Why An Optimal Lipid Panel Matters When TTC

    We’re digging into lipid panels and what you need to know when you are TTC.
    So many of us are afraid of fat. The low-fat craze was a bait and switch tactic to get us addicted to sugar.
    We need healthy fats when we are trying to conceive. We’re doing a deep dive into the lipid panel so that you can understand what these markers mean for your fertility.
    Even if you’ve been told your cholesterol is perfect or that your triglycerides are in range, we regularly see missed healing opportunities for couples on the fertility journey.
    It’s not about myopically focusing on the fertility diagnosis without looking at the body as a whole.
    Katy Bradbury is part of my team at Fab Fertile. She is an integral part of our Couples Coaching program - which uses functional lab testing, diet, and lifestyle changes to dramatically improve conception. If you are struggling with infertility your body is desperately trying to tell you something. Focusing on your health will either help you get pregnant naturally or, if you do need to go to the fertility clinic, it will improve your chances of success.
    Katy Bradbury is a registered nurse and nutritional therapist whose mission is to improve women’s chances of having healthy babies and raising happy children. Having experienced her own struggles with fertility, a traumatic birth, and bonding issues, Katy knows just how vital this support is.
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    1) Why optimal lipid markers are so important for pregnancy success
    2) The conventional versus the functional approach when cholesterol/triglycerides are out of balance
    3) The functional reference ranges for the lipid markers so that you can address missed healing opportunities and improve pregnancy success
    4) Potential reasons for the markers being out of balance (i.e. infections, poor thyroid function, toxin exposure, blood sugar, genetic predisposition and more)
    5) The markers that matter for elevated risk of heart attack and stroke
    6) Diet, lifestyle and supplement recommendations to support a healthy lipid panel
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    Resources
    Fab Fertile Method https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/
    Learn specific steps you can take right now to improve Low AMH/High FSH with this FREE guide: Top Diet And Lifestyle Tips To Optimize Low AMH/high FSH And Improve Fertility https://www.gpnfreebie.com/
    ---
    Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner (https://bit.ly/getpregnantpodcast)
    ---
    This episode is sponsored by: Fab Fertile Store
    A healthy gut is essential for preconception health and a probiotic like MegaSporeBiotic is a good first step. Typically only available from practitioners, you can access this at our Fab Fertile Store.
    Visit https://bit.ly/fabfertilestore and use code VIP15 to save 15% off your order. 
    ---
    Got questions? Join the Fab Fertile Support Group on Facebook for motivation, support, and education so that you can prepare for pregnancy success.
    ---
    Check out the full show notes at https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/the-dangers-of-low-fat-diets-and-why-optimal-lipid-panel-matter-when-ttc/

    • 48 min
    How To Look Beyond Your Fertility Diagnosis So You Can Improve Pregnancy Success

    How To Look Beyond Your Fertility Diagnosis So You Can Improve Pregnancy Success

    We’re digging into why these symptoms matter when you are TTC.
    Many times we get myopically focused on egg health and miss all the other symptoms that may be contributing to our fertility diagnosis.
    Our body wants to procreate, but right now, it may be under attack by seemingly healthy foods, gut infections, environmental toxins and more.
    We can research and figure out what worked for someone else or take a targeted approach and determine what is right for our bodies.
    With a targeted approach, you can get pregnant naturally or increase your chances of pregnancy success with your eggs.
    This episode is for you:
    1. You know there is a reason why it’s not working, but no one has run the tests to figure out why (hint, it’s not about focusing on egg quality)
    2. You want to get pregnant naturally, but you were told that IVF is your only option, and it has you second-guessing your decision
    3. You are moving to IVF in the next 3-6 months and want to improve your chances of it working.
     
    In this episode, you’ll learn:
    1) The top symptoms and themes we see with low AMH, high FSH, premature ovarian insufficiency and diminished ovarian reserve so that you can improve pregnancy success
    2) Why IVF may not be your next best step and how to know when it is right for you
    3) How to optimize your chances of a successful IVF after failed, cancelled or being told you are a “poor responder”
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    Fab Fertile Method https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/
    Stuck in a food rut? Not sure what exactly to eat to enhance your fertility? Get your free copy of our Summer Fertility Recipe Guide at https://www.fertilitydietfreebie.com/.
    ---
    Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner (https://bit.ly/getpregnantpodcast)
    During our call, we’ll be discussing what you have tried so far and where you’ve faced challenges. This can feel stressful but is designed to help us get to the root cause of your fertility issues and will help me to give you the best possible action plan at the end of the call. However, to reassure you – on this call we won’t be digging into the trauma associated with infertility/miscarriage/loss – rather we are focused on solutions and an ACTION PLAN as to how our Fab Fertile Method can help you get pregnant naturally.
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    This episode is sponsored by: Legacy
    Legacy: the digital fertility clinic that allows you to test, freeze, and improve your sperm from home. Legacy allows you to test your sperm with a mail-in kit so you can produce a sample in the comfort of your own home. Their kits use a transport media that’s clinically proven to protect and extend the life of sperm for overnight shipping.
    Legacy’s kit does not require a prescription, and semen analysis starts at $199. Every client has the option to discuss their results with one of their male fertility specialists if they choose.
    Use code FabFertile for 20% off your fertility analysis at https://www.givelegacy.com/.
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    Join the Fab Fertile Support on Facebook for motivation, support, and education to prepare for pregnancy success.
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    Check out https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-to-look-beyond-your-fertility-diagnosis-so-you-can-improve-pregnancy-success/

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

Jenny M. W. ,

Knowledge & Hope!

The Get Pregnant Naturally podcast was a lifesaver when I got lab work showing low AMH. Sarah does a great job of breaking down highly scientific information into understandable terms for those not in the fertility field. She provided manageable recommendations for the general population through the podcast as well as an opportunity for a personalized, deep dive approach with her team. She is friendly, knowledgeable and professional. Most of all, she gives hope that there is another way. I have always believed in the functional medicine approach and she has the demeanor and know how to help people.

The Betty M ,

Credible and actionable

Struggling to have a child can be heartbreaking and lonely. Sarah Clark and her guests bring credible and actionable recommendations that can help the family trying to get pregnant. This is a must listen to for those who are on the road to master fertility.

cfdy2017 ,

Too much advertising

Great content, but there is entirely too much advertising for her services and supplements. Really takes away from the listening experience. I'll find another source instead.

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