The first part of today’s episode focuses on my guest Justine’s fertility journey which culminated with her pregnancy at age 43 with twins. The second part focuses on Justine’s professional work in the area of gluten sensitivity, Celiac, and fertility.
Justine Bold has worked as an academic in the UK at the University of Worcester since 2008. She is now also Program Director for CPD in the Medical School at Cardiff University. She has written articles on infertility, appeared in the media and coedited a book entitled ‘Integrated approaches to Infertility, IVF and Recurrent Miscarriage’ that was published in 2016. She has published widely in academic journals on gluten and celiac disease and also on the integrative management of female reproductive health conditions. She is working towards PhD by publication having also co-authored a book on Mental Health in 2019 and recently contributed chapters to an upcoming text book ‘Gluten related disorders’ to be published by Elsevier.
Justine had a long personal journey to motherhood starting with a pregnancy loss in her early thirties finally becoming a mum in her forties. She is passionate about raising awareness about the infertility experience and in helping healthcare professionals to understand patients and clients to improve patient care and she is currently working on research projects in this area. She also appeared in the UK at Fertility Fest in 2018 and at the Fertility Show in Manchester in 2019.
To learn more: https://www.worcester.ac.uk/about/profiles/justine-bold
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Topics discussed in today’s episode:
- How gluten can impact fertility
- Justine’s personal experience with fertility challenges and how it lead her into to become a nutritional practitioner
- How our culture addresses fertility
- Connection between endometriosis and fertility
- Justine’s experience with endometriosis
- What is celiac disease and what is the difference between the disease and gluten sensitivity
Connect with Justine:
- Her latest work (contribution to a book chapter): https://www.elsevier.com/books/gluten-related-disorders/rostami-nejad/978-0-12-821846-4
- The paper referenced: Non-coeliac gluten sensitivity and reproductive disorders
- The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
- Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook
- Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program
Related podcasts & blog posts:
- FFP 324 | Overcoming Fertility Challenges | Overcoming Miscarriage, Pregnancy Loss & Stillbirth | Christine McAlister
- FFP 177 | Wheat Belly | Gluten Sensitivity, IBS, and Inflammation | Dr. William Davis
- [On-Air Client Session] FFP 131 | Fertility Awareness Reality Series | Managing Hashimoto’s Naturally | Going Gluten Free | Kelly & Lisa
- FFP 051 | The Impact of Sugar Consumption on Fertility and Health | Creating a Healthy Relationship with Food | Angelique Panagos
- FFP 049 | Improving Fertility Naturally by Optimizing Your Diet, Lifestyle, and Environment | Eleni Roumeliotou
Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
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