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Infertility Treatments, When They Heal & When They Harm: A Priceless Lesson In Fertility

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Fertile Heart video offers author/fertility advocate Julia Indichova's views on spontaneous pregnancies after failed fertility treatments, addresses questions regarding Carolyn Savage's "embryo mix up" story.

WOODSTOCK, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolyn and Sean Savage, a couple with three healthy children, choose to try for a fourth child using in vitro fertilization. Due to a lab error, another couple's embryo is transferred into Carolyn's womb and she becomes pregnant with another couple's baby.

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Says founder, author Julia Indichova:

"When I read this couple's story soon after the publication of their book, Inconceivable (the same title as my first book) I thought, 'Was this couple infertile, or could it be that their 'infertility' rather than being 'cured' by infertility treatments was in fact induced by medical intervention?'

"Four years after the 'embryo mix up' that made headlines, Carolyn Savage at age 45 became pregnant with her sixth child. This time it was a spontaneous pregnancy.

"I decided to make a public statement about this case because there are lessons here that can be immensely useful, not only to women and men facing reproductive challenges, but to all of us interested in healing."

In the new Fertile Heart™ video (link to video, Julia Indichova offers her views on some questions that call to be addressed in the context of the Savages' inconceivable story such as:

  • What is the effect of repeated failed fertility treatments on the patient?
  • Is spontaneous pregnancy after failed fertility treatment a "fairy tale"?
  • How do financial resources affect choice of treatment and treatment outcome?
  • What is the most hope-filled lesson of the Savages' inconceivable story?

Founded in 1997, is a patient-driven community featuring guest teacher webinars with thought leaders in reproductive health, fertility forums, nutritional guidance and blogs with sobering observations of the infertility industry.

Julia Indichova is the author of Inconceivable: A Woman's Triumph Over Despair and Statistics (Three Rivers Press 2001), a story of her diagnosis of hopeless secondary infertility and the birth of her daughter a few months prior to her 45th birthday.  Inconceivable, the first book about infertility written by a patient, was followed by The Fertile Female: How the Power of Longing for a Child Can Save Your Life and Change the World (Adell Press 2007), which documented Indichova's original mind-body program developed through close to two decades of counseling and teaching.

The Fertile Heart™ Program uses food, lifestyle adjustments, carefully crafted visualizations and movement to address underlying causes of infertility. In a culture with a strong taste for abdicating decision-making to experts, the Fertile Heart™ Ovum Program empowers women to reclaim the art of inquiring, feeling and choosing for themselves. (Link to video with excerpts from the program with client testimonials

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