Recommended Reading

Conquering Infertility

Conquering Infertility:  This Mind body guide to enhancing fertility was written by Dr Alice Domar the creator of Positive Mind Body Australia’s Mind Body Program for Fertility.  Dr Domar is a world renown researcher, an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and Executive Director of the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health at Boston IVF.

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy Mind, Healthy Woman

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Dr Alice Domar continues our education on the power of mind-body techniques to heal.  Focused on women at all stages, this easy to read book is about the break through approaches on mind/body medicine.

 


 

 

 

 

 

The Relaxation Response

Herbert Benson is founder of Harvard’s Mind/Body Medical Institute and known as the father of mind/body medicine in the western world.  The relaxation response is your own ability to encourage the body to release chemicals and brain signals that create an internal slowing down of the body’s system while increasing blood flow to the brain.  In this ground-breaking book, Benson describes the scientific benefits of relaxation and how to elicit the relaxation response.

 

 

 

 

 

Mindful Compassion for Fertility

This simple yet effective breathing technique immediately helps you elicit a relaxation response in the system to help you cope with stress, anxiety and most importantly get a good night’s sleep!

 
When things feel out of control it is only human to want to know why. Practicing mindfulness can help us cope with these questions and thoughts about if we will ever become a parent or not. This is a great personal story explaining the benefits of mindfulness used to handle the rollercoaster ride of infertility.

When things feel out of control it is only human to want to know why. Practicing mindfulness can help us cope with these questions and thoughts about if we will ever become a parent or not. This is a great personal story explaining the benefits of mindfulness used to handle the rollercoaster ride of infertility.

Did you know the simple act of breathing into your belly oxygenates your blood and improves your health? Diaphragmatic breathing is a technique helping deliver the oxygen to the belly and throughout the body. It has the ability to quieten and calm our minds.