Through Thick and Thin - Naturopathic Approach to Creating An Optimal Endometrial Environment

Speaker: 
Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND
Lecture Type: 
Breakout Session
Lecture Day: 
Day 2
Room: 
Terasen Theatre
Credits: 
1.50

Description:

The endometrium is a highly dynamic tissue that undergoes physiologic changes in response to steroid hormones. Embryo implantation is an incredibly complex and multi-factoral process, dependent on a healthy embryo, a receptive endometrium, and immune protection. This lecture will review the normal development of a receptive endometrium, conditions which effect the endometrium and treatment strategies for improving receptivity, thin lining and implantation failure. 

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Brief review of phases of endometrial growth
  • Common endometrial pathologies in the sub fertile population
  • Assessment options for the endometrium
  • Strategies to improve endometrial lining and receptivity
Jennifer Fitzgerald, ND

Dr. Jennifer Fitzgerald is a Naturopathic Doctor and co-founder of Conceive Inc, the integrative clinical provider for TRIO Fertility Partners, Canada's first Naturopathic Medical Clinic specializing in integrative fertility and In Vitro Fertilization support. Dr. Fitzgerald currently works at TRIO Fertility to provide a unique integrative clinical model emphasizing preconception care, IVF optimization, clinical nutrition and environmental medicine. Dr. Fitzgerald has a special interest in recurrent pregnancy loss and autoimmune infertility and is involved in several research initiatives with Dr. Robert Casper, MD, FRCS(C) involving acupuncture, antioxidants and botanicals in reproductive medicine.

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Symposium Location

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826