I’m Spilling It: Listen in for My Tips for Preparing for Pregnancy

Looking for tips on preparing for pregnancy? I was on hormonal birth control for almost fifteen years, and I didn’t know how my body would react when my husband and I decided to start a family. Listen in to learn how you can prepare your mind, body, and soul for pregnancy.

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Episode 021 | August 27, 2019

What’s new this week

On this week’s episode of You Time™, I share my tips to prepare for pregnancy, including what worked for me.

We spend much of our lives avoiding getting pregnant, so how do we actually try to conceive?

You’ll learn the ins and outs of conception, how you can actively support your fertility, and so much more in this bare-it-all solo-episode with Carley.

Topics covered

My pregnancy update | 1:30

What I had to learn about my pre-pregnancy body | 3:39

The BBT method for tracking fertility | 6:47

Get to know your body | 8:20

At-home fertility hormone testing | 12:16

Pre-pregnancy diet and detoxing | 14:27

Learn about Modern Fertility | 20:25

Timing sex for conception | 21:00

The importance of communicating with your partner | 24:33

Nine quick tips on how to prepare for your pregnancy | 26:59

Additional resources

There are so many tools and books on the market when it comes to planning a pregnancy, below you’ll find exactly what I used and actually found to be helpful:

Blog Reads:

How to Prepare for Pregnancy

The Importance of a Pre-Pregnancy Detox


Daysy Fertility Monitor

Modern Fertility At-Home Hormone Testing Kit

Think Dirty App

Clean-Home Essential Oil Bundle


Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler

Woman Code by Alisa Vitti

Pre-pregnancy supplements

Garden of Life Organic Prenatal (I continue to use this throughout my pregnancy)

Pink Stork Organic Fertility Tea

UpSpring Baby Fertility+ Preconception Blend

Klaire Labs Complete Probiotic (25 billion CFU blend)

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