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Fertility Blog by Illume Fertility

Everything you need to know about reproductive health, fertility testing, fertility treatment (like IUI and IVF) and how to navigate fertility challenges.

Wellness | Support | Mental Health

By: Lisa Rosenthal
March 26th, 2024

Whether you choose to expand your family through fertility treatment, surrogacy, adoption, or fostering, each path to parenthood requires an extraordinary amount of patience and adaptability. Here's how to take back some control throughout the process.

Wellness | Fertility Treatment | Mental Health

By: Sierra Dehmler
February 19th, 2024

Finding ways to stay connected with loved ones while navigating the stress of fertility treatment can be incredibly difficult - but here's why making the effort is so important.

Wellness | Support | Fertility Treatment

By: Sierra Dehmler
December 31st, 2023

After you come to terms with the fact that the path to parenthood is going to be more complex, you’re faced with another challenge – absorbing lots of new information and working with a team of people to help make your dream come true. Learn how Illume's unique approach to patient care helps you achieve your goals with layered support.

Holidays | Wellness | Nutrition

By: Jill Hickey, RDN
December 18th, 2023

During the holidays, it can be easy to over-indulge in rich family recipes or feel you have to avoid dishes you love in order to be healthy. Here are some easy ways to combat food guilt, trust your body, and practice self-care during this festive season.

Acupuncture | Wellness

By: Dr. Amy Matton, DACM, L.Ac
November 15th, 2023

Considering acupuncture on your fertility journey? Learn how it can help increase IVF success rates, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, and improve overall wellness - straight from an expert acupuncturist.

Wellness | Fertility Treatment | Mental Health

By: Sierra Dehmler
November 10th, 2023

A fertility clinic's success rates, location, and treatment options are all critical considerations, but one aspect many overlook is support services. Here's what you should know about how holistic care can improve your fertility journey and even increase your chances of success.

Wellness | Fertile Yoga | Mental Health

By: Lisa Rosenthal
June 8th, 2023

What are the positive impacts of yoga for fertility and overall wellness? The founder of Fertile Yoga explores the benefits of fertility yoga, ways to modify yoga poses for your needs, yoga mistakes to avoid, and why she believes in the power of getting on the mat.

Wellness | Women's Health | Nutrition

By: Sierra Dehmler
July 13th, 2022

It’s that lovely time of year… Sidewalks are bustling, dining is al fresco, and people are either preparing for a beach vacation or are just getting back from one. Ah, sweet summertime! What else is sweet about summer? The bounty of fruits and vegetables that are perfectly ripe this time of year. So if you’re trying to conceive or simply working on your overall wellness, it's a great time to take advantage of all that fresh produce to create a healthy, balanced plate.