Reading List

Recommended Reading for Fertility & Conception

Awakening the Seed

Chris Axelrad, L.Ac, FABORM is a Fertility Specialist and Director of The Axelrad Clinic (Houston).  His book shares the simplified, proven path to perfect egg quality, optimal fertility and healthy babies. 

The reason it works so well is that rather than delving into complex, confusing theory or recommending changes that are impractical and overwhelming for those living in the fast-paced world of today, Awakening The Seed is a collection of the distilled wisdom helping over 2200 people - a non-overwhelming, easy-to-implement, step-by-step process that gets quick results with focus, efficiency, and precision.

Feed Your Fertility

If you’re interested in a holistic approach to fertility… Feed Your Fertility is here to help. Written by Emily Bartlett and Laura Erlich, this book is your guide to making sound nutrition and lifestyle changes to increase your odds of achieving pregnancy, with or without the aid of Western medical interventions. 

Conceiving with Love

Denise Wiesner’s integrative East-meets-West approach, developed over twenty years of practice, has helped thousands of couples relax, reconnect, and conceive. Trying to conceive, to make a baby together, can create stress in a relationship.  What once was an intimate, fun, and loving act, sex instead becomes a chore and the results (or lack thereof) fill each partner with self-blame and doubt, and a deep sense of shame. 

Conceiving with Love helps couples in the midst of the baby making journey find each other again—to re-establish the loving connection that made them fall in love in the first place.

Recommended Reading for Women's Health


Robynne Chutkan, M.D, FASGE, is the Founder of the Digestive Center for Women (Washington D.C). She shares her wealth of knowledge on women's gut health as well as her "10-Day Plan to Ban Bloat, Flush Toxins and Dump Your Digestive Baggage".

Period Repair Manual

Naturopathic Doctor Lara Briden's Period Repair Manual is your guide to better periods. It explains how to use natural treatments such as diet, nutritional supplements, herbal medicine, and bioidentical hormones and provides advice and tips for women of every age and situation. If you have a period (or want a period), then this book is for you.

8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS

“8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS” is a natural medicine encyclopedia for PCOS, including the newest research and discoveries about PCOS and detailed information on treatment options.

In this book, Naturopathic Doctor Fiona McCulloch introduces the new concept of 8 key health factors that must be addressed for restoration of health in women with PCOS.

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster

Peggy Huddleston developed five steps to prepare for surgery using mind-body techniques. She guides you in using these steps in her best-selling book, Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, her clinical work and research focus on the ways positive emotions and the human spirit speed healing.

The mind-body techniques in this book help you to:

  • Reduce anxiety before surgery
  • Use 23-50% less pain medication
  • Heal faster

Ending Female Pain: A Woman's Manual

Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, women’s health physiotherapist, has written the quintessential self-help book for women suffering from chronic pelvic and sexual pain. In this unique book, Ms. Herrera delivers the goods, sharing her trade secrets with you and putting you on the right track to a pain-free lifestyle and enjoyable sex life. The large selection of techniques in this book are based on Herrera’s real-life experience in treating women at her NYC based healing center, Renew Physical Therapy.