Ep47 – 7 things vaginas love when trying to conceive

Hello, I’m Katy Bradbury, a qualified Nutritional Therapist, private Health Visitor and qualified nurse. I have worked within Women’s Health, Maternal and Children’s Health for many years. 

Today’s podcast is titled “7 things vaginas love when trying to conceive.” In this episode, I discuss the implications of vaginal health on fertility, including the vaginal microbiome, the levels of acidity, how it all matters in the context of symptoms, and some simple lifestyle things to consider to make your vagina a happier and healthier place to be able to help sustain a pregnancy.


00:00: Introduction

01:31: Group programme pushed back one week, so the door remains open

03:09: Please rate and review my podcast

05:01: let’s talk about vaginas; whoop, whoop!

06:34: Vaginal health is a significant part of the equation & the vagina loves D!

07:17: This is not an episode about libido

07:55: Vagina Microbiome background

11:48: Vaginal microbiome has implications for fertility, including healthy pregnancies

12:08: Reproductive checklist 

14:37: A clean bill of sexual health

16:51: Lactobacillus dominated environment – I will explain!

21:06: Vaginas like to be slightly acidic

24:17: Dress in cotton, comfortable undies

25:02: Vaginas love to be washed with water only

27:52: A post-Quito safety wee

29:25: Using low tox feminine hygiene products

32:32: This is covered in more detail in my 12-week Fundamentals for Fertility programme



Links mentioned in the podcast:

Reproductive Health Checklist

12-week Fundamentals for Fertility Sign Up


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