23 minutes | Sep 18th 2020

227: What I Did to Get Pregnant at 40

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As you get to your mid- to late-30s, many doctors will tell you that it’s getting to be “too late” to have a healthy pregnancy. But the reality is, you have the power to reduce your reproductive age with the right food, supplement, and lifestyle choices.


Tune in today to hear what I did to prepare my body for pregnancy and give my baby all the best! I’ll cover what I ate, what I didn’t, the supplements that were crucial, and other practices that are helping me have the healthies pregnancy I can, for myself and the baby!

  • The freedom I embraced to live the life of my dreams and know the option to start a family would still be there when I was ready
  • Why I needed to put my plans for getting pregnant on hold to focus on my health
  • My story of pregnancy, miscarriage, and joy with this most recent pregnancy
  • How I leveraged food, supplements, and self-care to create an ideal “primester” for both my husband and I so our baby would have optimal health from the get-go


Mentioned in this episode:

Essentially You episode 225: What My Miscarriage Taught Me About Surrender

Essentially You episode 221: Root Causes of Hashimoto’s and How to Address It

Essentially You episode 204: How to Reverse Reproductive Aging and Upgrade Your Baby’s Epigenetics with Dr. Cleopatra Kamperveen

Live 14-Day Detox

Essentially Whole® Magnesium Restore

Essentially Whole® Activated B Complete

Essentially Whole® Vitamin D Complete


Additional resources:

Top 10 Self-Care Rituals for Today’s Woman

8 Reasons to Increase Your Magnesium Intake

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