A 90-day program to prepare your body for getting pregnant, staying pregnant, and avoiding complications with T1D & autoimmune diagnoses.
A 90-day program to prepare your body for getting pregnant, staying pregnant, and avoiding complications with T1D and autoimmune diagnoses.
YOU ARE DREAMING OF:
A healthy, stress-free fertility and pregnancy journey, but there is at least one major obstacle that keeps your dream just beyond reach.
If you answered YES to one or more of the above questions, you owe it to yourself to:
SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR T1D FERTILITY STRUGGLES.
The first step is to understand your
‘FIGHT OR FLIGHT T1D FERTILITY MINDSET’.
And we certainly do not have to tell you that this is NOT going to work, nor is it a long-term plan for success in your fertility journey.
If this resonates with you, DO NOT BE ASHAMED! IT IS NOT YOUR FAULT.
We know that every meal seems like a battlefield wondering how it will affect your glucose levels or autoimmune symptoms .
We know you’re always tip-toeing around your diagnosis because managing autoimmune diagnoses is HARD.
You are also having a hard time loving yourself throughout the fertility process.
This creates a chronic state of stress, a lack of self-love and appreciation, and a lack of confidence about becoming a Mama one day. You feel skeptical that your body can even conceive; forget the ‘becoming a Mom’ part!
This stress negatively impacts your diagnosis symptoms (such as blood sugar levels) because we know stress can be just as impactful as diet. This leads to a never-ending cycle of difficulty with your diagnosis and fertility.
Acting from a 'T1D fight or flight mindset' will leave your goal A1C just out of reach. It can even increase your chances for complications AFTER conception (during pregnancy). You are left feeling incapable and with a nagging feeling that you are ‘not enough.’
If conceiving with T1D and/or autoimmune diagnoses without stress or anxiety seems “unrealistic” or just a “silly dream for people with a working body”- it's time to lose your fight or flight fertility mindset.
Women who are struggling with their T1D fertility think very differently than women who are healthy, successful, and supported in their T1D fertility journey.
Struggling women think investing in their health is not a priority.
Healthy, successful, and supported women with T1D and autoimmune diagnoses think the investment is an absolute non-negotiable.
Struggling women think they need to ‘do it on their own’ first before asking for help.
Healthy, successful, and supported women with act proactively (vs. reactively).
Struggling women are terrified of ‘failing’ and losing their sense of control.
Healthy, successful, and supported women welcome failure throughout their journey, knowing that it is short-lived, a part of the process, and, at the core level, a learning experience.
Struggling women are constantly feeling pressured and controlled by their T1D or other diagnoses.
Healthy, successful, and supported women understand that THEY are the leader of their own life, and that includes their fertility journey as a woman with T1D and autoimmune diagnoses.
Struggling women with T1D are constantly searching for solutions, answers, and guidance (hello, Dr. Google) which leads them spinning in circles and leaving them more confused than ever.
Healthy, successful, and supported women KNOW who their expert support system is from the start, which takes away the horrible feeling of being constantly on the lookout for reliable and trusted information.
They don’t follow the ‘rules for 'socially accepted cookie-cutter' fertility & pregnancy support. They know what they NEED, and they get it.
They are life-long learners. And they don’t let their circumstances/diagnoses dictate what's possible for them in their maternal journey.
When you kick the fight or flight mindset to the curb and start thinking like a healthy, successful, and supported woman in your fertility journey, you will gain MASSIVE clarity on what you need to do to conceive with a rock solid health foundation that will last you all the way through to postpartum. It will ALSO help you avoid pregnancy, birth, and postpartum complications along the way.
You’ll be able to focus your attention on what’s truly important; your health, growing your family, your relationships, what you enjoy in life, and ultimately getting (and staying) PREGNANT!
You’ll feel better than you had ever thought possible as a woman in her autoimmune fertility journey.
A 90-day program to prepare your body for getting pregnant and staying pregnant (and avoiding complications) with Type 1 Diabetes.
Understand the key differences that come with T1D/autoimmune fertility. Develop awareness regarding nutrition, movement, lifestyle, stress, and mindset needs. Decide your #1 intention for our time spent together in this program.
Figure out your WHY. Understand the impact of trauma (generational and individual) and how it affects fertility with an autoimmune diagnosis. Clear lingering limiting beliefs, known or unknown, surrounding fertility and your diagnosis. Set boundaries to minimize harmful stress. Begin to look at intimacy with your partner as PLAY, rather than a means to an end.
Learn HOW to truly build a balanced plate and implement it! You may think you know, but do you really? And are you implementing it? In this module, we will begin sending you 2 balanced meal plans/recipes per week so you can build your bank of ideas.
Learn what vitamins and minerals are imperative to healthy conception so that you can get pregnant and ‘stay pregnant’ while avoiding possible compilations along the way. Understand the importance of gut health and its impact on your fertility journey. Clear the confusion regarding prenatal vitamins.
It’s time to put everything you have learned into PRACTICE. Together we will create a two-week ‘duplicatable’ meal plan that fits your lifestyle and will be able to effortlessly enhance your eating habits. You will be able to use this outline and guide to map out the rest of your fertility journey in terms of meal prep to promote a healthy conception and pregnancy long term.
Learn how to track your cycle for ovulation as a woman with T1D/autoimmune diagnoses. Because you already have to worry about tracking your own glucose numbers and A1C, we are making this module as EASY to understand as possible so it does not add stress to your fertility journey and it feels like something you can actually do!
The “NOW WHAT?” Module.
After you get a positive pregnancy test, when should you tell the doctor? When should you tell your friends and family? When do you need to get your birthing plan ready? We’ll cover questions like these so you’ll know your course of action AS SOON as you get your positive pregnancy test.
Other Fertility Options for T1Ds.
When you haven’t received a positive pregnancy test OR you have not had a full term pregnancy without loss. This module will cover what you can do to assist fertility with T1D/autoimmune diagnoses if what you’re currently doing is just not doing the trick.
Need-to-know(s) for your partner.
Let your partner watch this one! Understand what vitamins/minerals/nutrients and lifestyle factors are crucial for sperm health. Touch on intimacy; how fun still needs to be a part of the equation in a seemingly stressful time.
Fertility Myth Busting.
We’ll clear up top fertility myths so you don’t have to be embarrassed when googling questions such as: “Do I need to hold my legs in the fetal position after sex?” or “Should we only have sex during ovulation to ‘save sperm’?”
"My endo appt went well this morning! My A1C was 4.7, down from 4.9 last visit! Thank you, you have been an invaluable resource for me through this journey so far!"
"Nutrition is important for any pregnancy, but as a diabetic, you throw in having to balance blood sugars with good nutrition, all while your body is undergoing constant changes and insulin resistance. They are rockstars at helping you through it all."
"I'm so thankful for the help and support you gave me! What I accomplished would not have been possible without getting help!"
"Started getting my Diabetes will under control at least 6 months before TTC, and then still took a while for us to get pregnant.
Well worth it because A1C was down to 5.1 at conception. So much peace of mind knowing babe wasn't conceived with my health out of control"
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How long is this program?
This is a 90-day program. Our first call is November 4th. Our last call is January 30th. There will be no calls on holidays to avoid schedule conflicts.
What if I miss a call or get behind on the modules?
If you miss any of the group calls, you will have access to recordings within Teachable so you don’t feel like you’ve missed a thing! If you find yourself getting behind with the modules, we urge you to continue to go to group calls so that you stay accountable to your goals as well as your learning.
I’ve already been trying for X months, can I still be in the program?
Absolutely! This program will only expand your ‘fertility toolbox’ so you can further assist your body in conception. In fact, we URGE you to be in the program if you have already been trying for some time now.
I haven't been cleared to begin TTC yet, can I still be in the program?
Yes! Again, we WANT you to be in this program if you have not yet been cleared for TTC. Why? Because when you DO get cleared for TTC, your nutrition and wellness will be exactly where it needs to be to have a healthy conception. You will also already have an abundance of knowledge regarding TTC so that when your time to begin TTC begins - you are AHEAD of the game.
What happens if I get pregnant during the program?
Every woman and her body is different, so there is a very real chance that some women will get a positive pregnancy test during this program. If this is you, we will celebrate with you!
Due to your participation within the T1D Fertility Framework, you will be eligible for a $1,000.00 discount on 1:1 coaching with us through our signature program, the Type 1 Diabetes Pregnancy Protocol. You can apply for this protocol at any time during (or after) the Fertility Framework. We look forward to supporting you as you prepare to have a baby and become an incredible Mama.
This sounds overwhelming, how much time will this program take to implement?
If the 90 Day Fertility Framework sounds overwhelming, it may be because you feel overwhelmed in your current approach to fertility with T1D/autoimmune diagnoses. And you are trying to imagine how you will add this program to what you’re doing NOW. The Fertility Framework will nullify the anxiety and overwhelm for you. It’s a step by step system designed to give you weekly action steps to focus on and the clarity you have been craving.
Every week, you will have clear action steps to follow, so you don’t have to spend more time guessing and hoping you’re doing the right things. Also, you have LIFETIME ACCESS to the modules. So, if you can commit to a couple of hours per week to the trainings, you can begin to see growth and results in your fertility journey immediately.
"You don’t have T1D, why would I hire you?"
Do you go to an endocrinologist because they have T1D? No. You trust their expertise and experience based on their patient’s results, their formal education, and their specialization.
What is the difference when working with Mikayla and Cassie? Both are credentialed and licensed Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (with their Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics) and both are Certified Lactation Counselors. Based on their client testimonials and results, the T1D Fertility Framework does not rely on personal experience, but our experience in the field of T1D along with our knowledge of the science that will work for you and your pregnancy.
We also have recently added a T1D Peer Counselor to this program who has gone through this journey herself and can give you her perspective and knowledge as well.
What happens if I don’t get pregnant?
As much as we’d love to be able to grant every woman a baby, this program does not guarantee a positive pregnancy test. This program prepares your body for pregnancy through nutrition, exercise, mindset, and lifestyle habits. Every woman’s body is different and some may need a little bit more support to achieve a full term pregnancy.
Not only is there a closing module at the end of the Fertility Framework that explains support options if you still have not received a positive pregnancy test- but if by the end of the program, you are looking for increased 1:1 support from us, you are welcome to apply for our signature program, the T1D & Autoimmune Pregnancy Protocol that offers UNLIMITED 1:1 support.
I don't have T1D, can I still do this program?
You sure can. Although this program is specifically created for T1D’s, all women (especially women with autoimmune diagnoses) will benefit from this program in regards to putting your nutrition, health, and wellness as the priority in your fertility journey.
We are both Licensed & Registered Dietitians and Lactation Counselors who specialize in Fertility, Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding. We have been working with women for over 3 years through this incredible company helping women just like you:
Mikayla and Cassie are so excited to support you here at Mamas Maternal Health!
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