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Conscious Fertility

Aug 21, 2023

In this episode, we welcome fertility expert and author, Christina Burns, who shares her insights on natural therapies such as acupuncture, herbs and supplements. She explains how these natural therapies can help regulate hormones, improve ovarian function,  enhance overall health and increase the chances to conceive.

Christina also believes in the power of lifestyle changes, such as reducing stress levels, improving nutrition, and regular exercise, to improve fertility outcomes. She provides practical tips and advice for couples trying to conceive, including strategies for optimizing timing and frequency of intercourse.

Throughout the episode, Christina and Dr. Lorne Brown discuss the various factors that can impact fertility and how both men and women can take steps to improve their chances of conception. Christina shares through her personal experience what it’s like to live with PCOS and what she has learned from having the condition.

Overall, the episode touches on other common fertility issues, such as low ovarian reserve, unexplained infertility, age-related fertility challenges, egg quality issues, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, amenorrhea, autoimmune infertility, and endometriosis.


Key Topics:

●      Male involvement in fertility treatments.

●      Advanced testing of sperm and its benefits.

●      Importance of preconception care and a holistic approach.

●      Understanding natural approaches to fertility.

●      Preparing for conception both mentally and physically.




Dr. Christina Burns is a Doctor of Eastern Medicine, Herbalist with a specialization in women’s health and fertility. She began her career at the age of 19 when she began studying nutrition and herbal medicine. Her studies included years spent in China, India and Nepal, where she learned mindfulness and eastern medicine from monks in remote areas. Dr. Burns collaborated with physicians in underserved regions and women’s hospitals. Over the next 9 years, she achieved degrees in acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition and spiritual coaching.  Since returning to North America, she has founded a wellness institute in NYC that is focused on helping women achieve their optimal health goals through natural medicine practices, informed nutrition, lifestyle management, and personalized mind-body programs. She is the author of the “The Ultimate Fertility Guidebook” and is a frequent speaker on the topic of women's health and wellness. She currently resides in NYC with her husband and 3 children.



Where To Find Christina Burns


-       Natura Life

-       Instagram:

-       Book: The Ultimate Fertility Guidebook

-       Podcast: Fertility In Focus




How to connect to Lorne Brown online and in person (Vancouver, BC) book virtual or in person conscious work sessions with Dr. Lorne Brown


Conscious hacks and tools to optimize your fertility by Dr. Lorne Brown:



Download a free copy of the Acubalance Fertility Diet & Recipes and a copy of the ebook 5 Ways to Maximize Your Chances of Getting Pregnant from



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DISCLAIMER: By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use it as medical advice to treat any medical condition in either yourself or others. This podcast offers information to help the listener cooperate with physicians, mental health professionals or other healthcare providers in a mutual quest for optimal well-being. We advise listeners to carefully review and understand the ideas presented, and to consult your own physician for any medical issues that you may be having. Under no circumstances shall Acubalance, any guests or contributors to the Conscious Fertility podcast, or any employees, associates, or affiliates of Acubalance be responsible for damages arising from the use of the podcast.