balancing hormones with diet
Why you don’t need IVF to get pregnant with a missing period

Why you don’t need IVF to get pregnant with a missing period

TTC, IUI, timed intercourse, trigger shots, gonadotropins, egg retrievals, IVF… If you’ve been there - you know. Many women assume that starting a family will be a pretty straightforward process when the time is right. I've worked with several women. To their...

Cervical Mucus During Period Recovery

Cervical Mucus During Period Recovery

Are you taking steps to recover from hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA), but unsure if you’re on the right track?  As a registered dietitian specializing in period loss, I teach my clients how to recover their periods (More on that here!), but I get it - in the midst of...

Do I need to stop exercising to get my period back?

Do I need to stop exercising to get my period back?

Just like nutrition, exercise recommendations for period recovery can have a lot of nuance. Recommendations can vary per the individual depending on their health history, relationship with movement, and their current lifestyle.  Dr. Nicola Sykes, author of No...

How to eat to get your Period Back

How to eat to get your Period Back

Hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA) is a condition characterized by the absence of regular periods due to hormonal imbalances. This is caused by factors such as low body weight, excessive exercise, stress, and/or restrictive eating habits. One key aspect of recovery is...

Relearning a healthy relationship with food and fitness

Relearning a healthy relationship with food and fitness

Jenna Werner is a registered dietitian, nutritionist, and owner of Happy Strong Healthy, a weight-neutral, behavior-focused, health-first, mindful eating private practice that works to help clients heal their relationship with food, fitness, body, and self. Jenna is...

Navigating Hunger during Period Recovery

Navigating Hunger during Period Recovery

I think there is a common misconception that women who experience period loss due to Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA) intentionally under eat. While this may be true for some individuals, the relationship between HA, disordered eating, and infertility is a lot more...

Period Recovery Reflections from a Medical Doctor

Period Recovery Reflections from a Medical Doctor

Kelly is a former division I collegiate volleyball player. She finished medical school in June of 2022 and matched for her dream program for residency in emergency medicine.  As a previous athlete, Kelly came from a lifestyle where exercise was part of her daily...

Nutrition and Your Fertility

Nutrition and Your Fertility

Brooke Boskovich is a Registered Dietitian, a functional & integrative practitioner, the founder of The Fertility Dietitian and the creator of the Master Your Fertility & Foundations for Optimizing Your Fertility Programs. The Master Your Fertility Program is...

From IVF to Natural Pregnancy

From IVF to Natural Pregnancy

Whitney lives in Greenville, SC and mother to one and one on the way! Before starting IVF for a second time she found Lindsey while scrolling Instagram. Whitney struggled with an eating disorder in her early 20's. With the help of her family and professional support,...

Healing HA with the Period Nutritionist

Healing HA with the Period Nutritionist

Cynthia is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with over 10 years experience in the field. Serving women with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA) & helping them get their period back, restore their health & find balance with food & exercise is her passion &...

Primary Amenorrhea and Getting Pregnant

Primary Amenorrhea and Getting Pregnant

Lauren battled disordered eating and primary amenorrhea for over half her life. If fact, she never truly had a period until she was 29 years old! This made getting pregnant naturally almost impossible. In today's podcast, Lauren shares her infertility journey and how...

The Period Recovery and Fertility Podcast:

On the Period Recovery and Fertility Podcast we discuss the challenging, rewarding, and life-changing process of recovering your period and finding freedom with a healthier balance of food and exercise. Whether you’re hoping to regain your cycle and get your health on track, or you’re ready to become a momma- this podcast is for you.

While the recovery process isn’t always rainbows and butterflies, it’s my hope to bring you both information and inspiration during your own recovery journey.

meet the host

The topic of infertility related to disordered eating and period loss is very near and dear to my heart. By sharing my personal story with HA, recovery, and life after recovery I’ve connected with thousands of women who share a similar experience. Having a podcast is a way for me to continue to share inspiration and spread awareness about HA, how to recover, and talk about what it’s like to finally have freedom with food and exercise!

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