EPISODE 068: Preconception: The Health of Future Generations with Dr. Jodie Peacock

Jodie Peacock is a naturopathic doctor, she has a special interest in women’s health concerns, supporting women’s hormones, adrenal, thyroid, and ovarian function. She is incredibly knowledgeable in the realm of fertility, PCOS, menopause, waking, and fatigue. Dr. Peacock’s background is in sports medicine and she is the author of the book Preconceived: A Step-By-Step Guide to Enhancing Your Fertility and Preparing Your Body for a Healthy Baby which she wrote to support couples through the wealth of research on the impact of diet and lifestyle changes with regards to conception. Dr. Peacock knows that preconception health is critical to ensure the optimal health of future generations.

In this episode, Dr. Peacock and Michelle talk about fertility but most of all about health optimization.

Key Takeaways:

[9:22] Dr. Peacock talks about her professional career.

[13:41] Why fertility has become a wide subject matter.

[15:20] When people consult with regards to fertility.

[18:12] Couples need to be willing to work together during the preconception time.

[21:20] Aspects you should be considering if you are thinking of having a baby.

[22:54] The diet and protein intake needed during preconception.

[23:33] Tests that are recommended for couples that are planning to conceive.

[25:50] When to and not to detox.

[27:24] Dr. Peacock explains how different nutrients impact egg quality.

[28:13] Environmental toxins people should be mindful of when it comes to preconception.

[30:03] AMH levels and their relationship to stress.

[33:47] Supplementation during the preconception, prenatal and perinatal stages.

[35:55] Recommendation for women diagnosed with PCOS.

[38:45] How often Dr. Peacock talks with patients about genetic testing?

[39:40] Dr. Peacock shares a case example of a woman who went through 9 miscarriages.

[43:41] Thyroid dysfunction and its relation to infertility.

[45:30] 3rd Annual Canadian Fertility Show on February 22nd.

[52:27] Dr. Peacock talks about a mistake that propelled her forward.

[55:59] What makes Dr. Peacock rebellious?

[56:39] Rapid fire questions.

Continue on your wild journey…

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At The Poppy Clinic, we believe you deserve to thrive in your health and be an invested member of your healthcare partnership. We are an integrative healthcare team providing services such as naturopathic medicine, holistic medicine, nutrition, IV vitamin therapy, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, scar release therapy and live cell blood analysis. Since we believe community is imperative for transforming your health, we also provide unique community health services: our women’s group Rebel Tribe, a 6-week meditation series, solstice meditation, group nutrition services and mom and baby yoga.

We want to transform your healthcare experience, and we believe that you deserve such clarity in your health that you can separate poppy seeds from soil — and now you know where the clinic name comes from!

We look forward to meeting you very soon! 

Get in touch with Dr. Jody Peacock: 

Enhance Fertility 

Preconceived: A Step-By-Step Guide to Enhancing Your Fertility and Preparing Your Body for a Healthy Baby, Jody Peacock

3rd Annual Canadian Fertility Show on February 22nd.

Quotes and Tweetables: 

 “1 in 4 couples have issues conceiving.”#therebelpodcast #preconception #infertility #conception

“The three months period before you conceive are the most critical.” #therebelpodcast #preconception #health 

“Sweat is a very effective way to get the toxins out of the body.” #therebelpodcast #sweat #toxicity  

“The exercise piece is crucial when battling PCOS.” #therebelpodcast #exercise #PCOS 

“We need to start talking more about infertility, people often feel isolated and shameful.” #therebelpodcast #preconception #fertility #community

“So much healing can happen when you are in a room with people going through a similar journey.” #therebelpodcast #preconception #fertility #community #healing

Naturopathic Doctor. Clinic director. mama of 2. Mom & baby practice. IV vitamin therapy. BHRT & hormone health. Digestion. Dr. Mom ND. Lover of life. Born Rebel.

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