Expert Interviews


Michael is an NHS Consultant Gynaecologist and a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He qualified from the University of London and then gained clinical and research experience working in London, Oxford and Southern Ireland.

Michael is the Medical Director of The Poundbury Clinic and the Winterbourne IVF Unit and consults at many of the leading UK fertility clincis.

Michael provides an integrated patient-centred approach to women’s healthcare offering the most appropriate evidence-based choice of conventional and complementary treatments to address the patients’ wishes, beliefs and needs.

Listen to Michael explain:

  • How holistic approaches can compliment traditional treatment.
  • What steps you can take to improve your fertility whether trying to conceive naturally or with fertility treatment.
  • The misconceptions with fertility.

Dr. Christiane Northrup is a visionary health pioneer, women’s health expert, wellness speaker, and New York Times best-selling author.  She is the world’s leading authority in the field of women’s health and wellness.

Dr. Northrup was an assistant clinical professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology of Maine Medical Centre for 20 years.  She is a leading proponent of medicine that acknowledges the unity of mind, body, emotions, and spirit.  Dr. Northrup helps empower women to tune into their innate inner wisdom to transform their health and truly flourish.  See her active Facebook page and listen to her online radio show Flourish.

Listen to Dr. Northrup share her experience on:

  • Why connecting with your mind, body and emotions is so important for your health.
  • Her advice for those trying to conceive whether naturally or with treatment the importance of mind-body work for fertility.

Alice is a leader in mind/body medicine and women’s health.  She not only established the first Mind/Body Center for Women’s Health, but also conducts ongoing ground-breaking research in the field. Her research focuses on the relationship between stress and different women’s health conditions, particularly fertility, and creating innovative programs to help women decrease physical and psychological symptoms.

She is currently the Executive Director of the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health, and the Director of Mind/Body Services at Boston IVF. She is an assistant professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, and a senior staff psychologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Listen to Alice share her experience:

  • how stressful infertility is how it is often not acknowledged.
  • how participation in mind-body activities can benefit your fertility.
  • how there can be a life beyond infertility.
  • the men’s experience of their partners infertility.
  • as well as teaching you a relaxation technique.

Sue Dumais is a Fertility Yoga Specialist and Intuitive Healer who helps people trust their intuition, release the burdens of the past and create fertile environments to improve their life and give birth to their dreams.

Sue is the author of the Yoga for Fertility Handbook, has written articles for many national magazines, and contributes regularly to Creating Families Magazine for the Infertility Awareness Association of Canada, of which she served on the Board of Directors

Listen to Sue share:

  • Her Awareness, Acceptance, Action and Appreciation steps to wellbeing.
  • The important acceptance is and how you can begin to find it – even when your girlfriend tells you she is pregnant!
  • How solutions are inside you and how to find them.
Marc is a functional medicine fertility expert & fertility coach has been helping couples struggling to conceive and have healthy babies for 15 years.

In addition to his Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Dr. Sklar trained at the Harvard Medical School, Mind/Body Medical Institute. He is the creator of and, the co-author of Secret to Conception and a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine and Medical Advisor for Natural Health International

Listen to Marc share:

  • How the wisdom from oriental medicine can help you.
  • The importance of an accurate diagnosis.
  • The value of trusting your instinct.

Hethir has been a holistic healthcare practitioner since 1997. She is a Certified Herbalist specialising in women’s health and natural fertility, and also focuses on pre-conception nutrition and cleansing.  Hethir is a Member of the American Botanical Council, American Herbalist Guild and Plant Savers United.

She is dedicated to seeking and delivering the truth about natural fertility, reproductive health, and the value of conscious conception. Hethir believes in natural remedies for best results

Listen to Hethir to find out:

  • What steps you can take to improve your fertility whether trying to conceive naturally or with fertility treatment.
  • The misconceptions with fertility.
  • How to prepare your body for conception or IVF.
  • The importance of nutrition for your fertility.

Toni is a nationally respected women’s health educator and speaker. She has lectured at hospitals, clinics, and universities since 1982. She is the author of many books including the best seller Taking Charge of Your Fertility.

Toni is a frequent guest on television, radio, and web sites, where she continues to advocate the dissemination of Fertility Awareness education.  Toni lives in Seattle, Washington.

Listen to Toni share her experience:

  • the biggest misconceptions that prevent couples from getting pregnant.
  • how you can begin to understand your fertility.
  • how you can identify your peak fertile period.
  • how your mind can affect your fertility.