GUIDE: IʼM TRYING TO CONCEIVE

YOUR NEW JOURNEY TO
PREGNANCY

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THE KOFINAS PROTOCOL

Guide to Healthy Pregnancies
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IʼM HERE TO HELP

Welcome, I’m so glad you’re here!
I know all too well what you may be experiencing right now.  Iʼve been helping patients like you for all my professional life. If youʼre ready to get pregnant, itʼs such an exciting time in your life! Youʼre probably dreaming about life with your new baby to come.

Learning about the things you need to do to maintain your egg quality and increase your chances for success with a natural conception is a great place to start. Thatʼs where I can help you now: age is the most significant factor in ovarian function and egg quality. Your ability to have a baby declines significantly after the age of 35. Please know that worrying about it is not going to help you.

Eliminate stress as much as possible, maintain a level head, live a healthy lifestyle, and give yourself six to twelve months of well-timed relations around the time of ovulation to get started.

Along with that, you must make sure your reproductive system is working well and this is something your doctor must assure you of. Conception requires a balanced mind-body collaboration. If you rule out basic fertility issues and keep your mind and body in sync, you will soon achieve your goal. Many of my patients did.

Trust me, you can do it too!

WHAT MORE COULD I BE DOING?

First of all, be calm–trust me. Stress sabotages your bodyʼs ability to get pregnant. Easier said than done? I know. To alleviate your fears and eliminate any potential factors that might make it take a little longer than expected, you should visit your physician and ask these questions:
  • Is my body and mind in a healthy balance?
  • Are my ovaries producing enough eggs and of good quality?
  • What is the quality of the semen of my partner? Is there oxidative stress and DNA fragmentation?
  • Is my uterus normal and are my fallopian tubes open?

Selfcare is key

STRESS IS A SABOTAGE

Preparing your body for whatʼs about to happen is key. You’ve probably made adjustments to your diet and routine, but what more could you be doing? Your body goes into overdrive preparing for your bundle of joy. Within days of conception, your body starts creating critical structures to support the babyʼs growth and development.

“As soon as the implantations starts, the placenta starts developing also; a healthy placenta will secure a
healthy pregnancy, a healthy newborn, and a healthy adult. Yes, your
placenta defines the health of your baby all the way to late life.”

Here is what you can do to prepare your body for conception and development


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GET CHECKED OUT

Get a Wellness Check-up with a Complete Blood Workup. A healthy body is a key to a healthy pregnancy! Assess blood count, vitamin D3 blood level, ANA (anti-nuclear antibodies) test, complete fasting metabolic profile, and thyroid profile to assure that basic hematologic, immune, and metabolic functions are normal.

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SWITCH TO A MEDITERRANEAN DIET

Reduce or even eliminate red and processed meats and increase the number of fruits and vegetables, legumes of various kinds, raw walnuts and almonds, wild small fish or a high-quality fish oil, avoid all processed foods, choose organic produce when possible, and use only extra virgin olive oil for your cooking. Practice intermittent fasting and try to maintain a bodyweight that is healthy for you.

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IMPROVE YOUR LIFESTYLE

Exercise at least three times a week, take a prenatal vitamin with folic acid, sleep at least seven hours per night, and live your life normally. I know itʼs tempting but try not to think about conception — just try to have some fun around the days of your ovulation! And, yes, having red wine with dinner the days you try to conceive, might give a big boost to your chances of success!

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GAIN CENTEREDNESS

If Anxiety Has Occupied Your Mind, Seek Professional Counseling. Therapists with experience in reproductive health are very helpful! Implement anxiety-reducing activities such as yoga, acupuncture, listening to your favorite music, take long walks in nature, meditate, and avoid all things that make you anxious. Easier said than done, sure, but Doctorʼs orders!

YOU CAN DO THIS

This truly should be a wonderful time for you and your partner! Since you are here, you are already taking steps to help you realize your dream of having a baby. Take care of yourself first, stay positive, and remember donʼt stress! Not now!

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