Victoria Maizes MD- Mind and Body
Practicing yoga can be a wonderful, life- affirming way to prepare for pregnancy. Yoga helps us become comfortable with our bodies and what they are capable of.Victoria Maizes MD- Preparing for Pregnancy
With excitement, joy, and perhaps a bit of trepidation, you’re considering having a baby. This primal urge is an intrinsic part of being human. What could be more natural or straightforward? Every day, women become pregnant, sometimes unintentionally. On the other hand, many women have difficulty conceiving, which can be emotionally traumatic, exhausting, or frustrating. My opinion is that pregnancy is well worth preparing for.Victoria Maizes MD- Healthy Diet for Women with Breast Cancer
Eat a wide variety of foods with as much fresh food as possible. Eat an abundance of vegetables and fruits (7-9 servings a day).Include omega 3 fatty acids in your diet.Victoria Maizes MD- Male Factors for Fertility
Fertility is a team effort, meaning the health of your partner is just as important as yours. Male sperm counts have been declining for decades. While the exact cause is unknown, it is likely to be multifactorial, including environmental exposures to pesticides, exogenous estrogens (estrogens from animals or estrogen mimics in pesticides, plastics etc.), and heavy metals.Victoria Maizes MD- Environment
In addition to being mindful about what we put into our bodies, we need to be aware of the potential toxins in the environment in which our bodies reside.