Breastfeeding can be challenging for first-timers and veteran moms alike. What are common challenges and solutions to overcome them?

June 27th, 2014

As a new mom, you’re bombarded with unfamiliar challenges that puts your patience — and sanity — to the test. And while breastfeeding is a natural way to nourish and connect with your baby, it isn’t always easy.

It’s important to remember that difficulties with breastfeeding are common, and most new moms have concerns in those first few weeks or months. But by understanding the root of these problems and learning how to satisfy your baby’s needs, breastfeeding can become precious bonding time.

In this article, Ethan Lynette offers strategies mothers can use to overcome common breastfeeding difficulties and provides tips for maintaining a consistent breastfeeding pattern.

See the full article here: http://dailyparent.com/articles/4-breastfeeding-struggles-and-solutions/

Seasonal Foods That Increase Your Fertility and Contribute to a Healthy Pregnancy

June 19th, 2014

Can lemons increase fertility? What about a regular diet of swordfish?

There are tons of myths floating around about foods that supposedly aid in increasing fertility. You’ve probably gotten advice from friends, family, random websites, and even complete strangers, making it difficult to separate myth from fact.

In this article, Ethan Lynette explains how certain seasonal foods can increase women’s fertility, as well as the benefits of eating seasonally.

View the full article here: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/pregnancy/seasonal-foods-that-increase-your-fertility-and-contribute-to-a-healthy

6 Environmental Toxins that may be Decreasing your Fertility!

June 9th, 2014

When you’re pregnant or trying to get pregnant, you study every food, drink, and supplement before putting it in your body. But do you consider the potential dangers of the window cleaner you use? What about your shampoo or the container you use to take your lunch to work?

Many toxins and chemicals found in everyday items can alter the body’s normal hormonal activities, making it difficult for women to conceive and for men to produce healthy semen. Chemicals can even cross the placenta, which can harm the fetus or lead to health problems later in life.

In this article, Ethan Lynette discusses the six most common (and dangerous) toxins you need to know about and the best ways to avoid them during pregnancy.

Read the full article here: http://naturallysavvy.com/care/6-environmental-toxins-that-can-decrease-your-fertility

It Takes Two: How to Support Your Wife When Trying to Conceive

April 22nd, 2014

The decision to start a family is a milestone that will put any couple’s relationship to the test. Conceiving can take several months and often leads to frustration, stress, and doubt.

But by understanding the inevitable struggles of conception and supporting your wife throughout the bumps in the road, you can revive the passion in conceiving and make your bond unbreakable.

In this article, Ethan Lynette describes a husband’s integral role in his wife’s ability to conceive and offers ways he can offer support to ensure the greatest chance for conception.

Read more here: http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/takes-two-support-wife-trying-conceive-kt/

7 Tips to Boost Your Chances of Conceiving Naturally

March 24th, 2014

Getting pregnant seems like it would be easy — so easy that it could happen purely by accident. But for many couples trying to have a baby, actually conceiving turns out to be much more difficult than they realized.

Charting your cycles and determining your “fertility window” is crucial to conceiving naturally. In fact, if you don’t have sex during your fertility window — the relatively small amount of time when having sex can result in pregnancy — your chance of conceiving is zero percent.

In this article, Ethan Lynette explains seven tips to help you boost your chances of conceiving naturally. Read more here: http://parenting.allwomenstalk.com/tips-to-boost-your-chances-of-conceiving-naturally

Don’t Let Your Doctor Talk You Into IUI!

March 4th, 2014

Sometimes pregnancy can seem like a race against the clock. Couples who are struggling to conceive have many options for improving their chances of having a baby, but deciding to use traditional fertility treatments requires careful consideration.

Eighty-five percent of couples become pregnant within a year of trying to conceive, but many turn to fertility treatments earlier than that to get the ball rolling. Although this may seem like a great solution, these treatments do have their downsides.

It’s difficult to be patient when you know you’re ready to expand your family, but sometimes, that’s just what the doctor ordered. Read on to learn more about natural fertility solutions and what you should consider when trying to expand your family.

Read more here: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2014/03/reasons-to-pump-the-brakes-on-conventional-fertility-treatments-ethan-lynette/

Q&A with Fairhaven Health and Rosie Pope!

February 27th, 2014

As you’ve probably heard, we’ve partnered with the one and only Rosie Pope, star of Bravo’s Pregnant in Heels! Although Rosie is known from her show, she’s also an accomplished designer, educator, and an all-around hip mom. We’re on a mission to educate couples about fertility and pregnancy wellness.

Have you ever wondered how she stays so stylish with 3 kids (#4 on the way!)? Or if she struggled trying to conceive? Read our fun and informative Q&A with her here!

Can Supplements Improve Your Chances of Conceiving?

February 6th, 2014

Having trouble conceiving can frustrate and discourage women who are trying to expand their families. Many women turn to expensive and invasive procedures to improve their chances of conception. But taking natural supplements to restore your body’s hormonal balance, increase blood flow, and encourage cell growth can provide a low-cost solution. In this article, Ethan Lynette of Fairhaven Health, lists five specific supplements that can promote reproductive wellness and discusses the benefits each offer in encouraging conception.

Read more here: http://www.yourtango.com/2014206871/5-supplements-improve-your-chances-conceiving

Fairhaven Health expands nursing product line to include popular Milkies Milk Saver and Milkies Freeze

January 8th, 2014

It’s true – our breastfeeding product line is growing…! In December of 2013, we acquired the popular Milkies Milk Saver and Milkies Freeze product lines. Recommended by lactation specialists around the world, the patented Milk Saver collects precious breast milk from a nursing mother’s non-nursing side as she breastfeeds. The Freeze is a new breastmilk storage system that protects, organizes, and stores breast milk in your freezer in a “first in, first out” manner.

Read the full press release here.

Fairhaven Health Introduces BFP Brand Ovulation and Pregnancy Test Strips

October 7th, 2013

bfp-pregnancy-test-strips-16You can never have too many ovulation and pregnancy tests when you’re trying to conceive – but you could quickly deplete your bank account if you’re paying drugstore prices.

BFP Ovulation and Pregnancy Test Strips may provide the answer to this age-old dilemma. BFP tests provide you with the same type of accurate, high-quality tests used at your doctor’s office, but at a fraction of the price. In fact, you can buy BFP tests for as little as $0.56 each!

What is a “test strip” you ask? Unlike the midstream format tests sold at your local supermarket, test strips are designed to be dipped into collected urine. Simply collect your urine (a Dixie cup works great for this) and immerse the test strip up to the line marked on the tests. Your results will appear within minutes.

Manufactured in the United States, every order of BFP Test Strips ships with complete test instructions. Here’s to hoping you get your BFP (big fat positive) with BFP brand tests!

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