Did you know that the quality of health and life that your grandchildren will experience actually starts in the preconceived eggs that you are carrying around in your body? The choices that we make now and the exposures we’ve had throughout our lifetime actually impact the quality of health of your grandchildren.
The conversation around fertility is not something we’ve spoken about yet on The Entrepology Podcast, but I think it’s important for women who are ambitious to have an understanding of how their actions and stress impact their fertility.
My guest today is Dr. Jodie Peacock. She is a naturopathic doctor at the Root of Health in Toronto, as well as the host of the upcoming Canadian Fertility Show. Dr. Jodie has earned her Bachelor of Science at Guelph and has also completed four years of study at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is incredibly passionate about women’s health and I’m really honored to have her on the podcast today. She shares her wealth of experience and we had really open and frank conversations about some of the things that we need to consider as women — especially the choices and the decisions we need to make if we really want to work at “having it all.”
[1:30] About my guest today.
[3:49] How Dr. Jodie got to where she is today.
[4:31] Has Jodie always focused on women’s health in her practice?
[4:53] How Jodie finds balance in her life; the solid staples that she sticks to.
[6:13] Fertility from a proactive perspective: What do women need to think about?
[8:21] What both women and men need to look at before they plan a pregnancy.
[9:55] Easy, healthy, accessible fats you need to add to your diet.
[10:17] Why we’re seeing a decrease in sperm count in male fertility.
[10:49] How does marijuana impact fertility?
[12:20] How to measure egg quality.
[12:43] General guidelines in terms of regulating alcohol, leading up to a pregnancy.
[15:13] How many couples are having difficulties conceiving?
[16:03] Where couples should go to have conversations about fertility.
[17:23] The signals our body gives us to let us know when it’s a good time to conceive.
[19:53] Should women use ovulation kits?
[21:06] What couples should focus on when trying to conceive.
[21:40] Does ambition impact fertility?
[23:20] Is there a connection between endometriosis and ambition in women?
[24:55] About Dr. Jodie’s upcoming Canadian Fertility Show.
[26:50] Who Dr. Jodie wants to see come to the CFS.
[28:19] What couples should do in terms of testing for toxicity.
[29:11] What women should and should not be eating to support a healthy pregnancy.
[31:53] What should couples be looking at in terms of prenatal supplemental support.
[33:36] The importance of taking an activated form of folic acid.
[35:28] What Dr. Jodie would like her legacy to be.
[35:53] How Dr. Jodie defines health.
[36:31] Dr. Jodie’s key-performance indicators.
[39:08] Where to find Dr. Jodie online.
More About Dr. Jodie Peacock
Dr. Jodie Peacock B.Sc., N.D.is a Naturopathic doctor at The Root of Health in Oakville. Dr. Peacock has a special interest in women’s health concerns including hormone balancing addressing the adrenals, thyroid and ovarian function. This can help symptoms associated with fertility, PCOS, menopause, weight gain and fatigue. Dr. Peacock is passionate about educating couples on how to optimize their fertility and the health of their future children.
She created the Enhance Fertility Bootcamp program to guide and support as many couples as possible through the wealth of research on the impact of diet and lifestyle changes on with regards to conception Preconception health is critical to ensuring the optimal health of our future generation. Dr. Jodie Peacock’s passion for naturopathic medicine stems from the ability to spend quality time with her patients helping to treat the whole person instead of just their symptoms. She feels very strongly about the opportunity to educate patients and the general public in the use of effective alternative treatments, empowering them to take control of their own health.
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With fertility concerns affecting approximately 1 in 6 Canadian couples, chances are you yourself or someone you know has been impacted by this issue. This week’s call to action is to help spread the word about the options and support available. Share this episode, tag a friend or send it to someone who you think could benefit from tuning in.