My PCOS and Fertility Journey With Youtube’s “The Fertility Expert” Dr. Marc Sklar

Dr. Marc Sklar joins me to discuss the importance of lifestyle factors like nutrition, exercise, stress management, and self-care for optimal fertility.

He is known as the fertility expert and he helps couples turn their dreams of having a baby into a reality.

With 19 years of experience helping countless couples overcome infertility, he's a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, certified in Mind/Body Medicine by Harvard Medical School. 

I talk about: 

16:20 - How Dr. Marc became “The Fertility Expert”

19:00 - Tests Dr. Marc recommends for pre-conception

23:30 - Dr. Marc analyzes my lab results live!

29:00 - Having PCOS and its origins

33:00 - PCOS and gut health issues

38:00 - Infrared saunas and detoxing before getting pregnant

40:00 - How Dr. Marc tests people for Candida

41:30 - Egg quality and making new eggs in the later years of your life

50:00 - How to help improve your egg quality

53:00 - Brittany’s egg support supplement

56:30 - Dr. Marc’s message to you if you don’t want to prepare for pre-conception

58:00 - Benefits for being proactive in pre-conception

48:00 - Maintaining sperm quality

01:03:00 - EMFs during pregnancy

01:11:00 - Having the most success in fertility and the health of your baby

01:15:00 - Reversing PCOS

Questions answered in this podcast:

  • What are the common misconceptions about fertility and egg quality?
  • How can you improve your fertility when you have PCOS and in general?
  • What are some of the supplements you can take to supplement your pre-conception health?
  • What measures can men take to improve sperm health?
  • What is mild PCOS and how do you know if you have it?
  • How does your lifestyle affect your fertility and overall health?
  • How early should you seek care and support for hormonal or reproductive issues?
  • Why is it important to be healthy and do a detox before conceiving?
  • What tests do you need to do to assess your fertility levels?


  • Check out my Ebb and Flow Cycle Guide that teaches you how to adapt your nutrition, exercise, supplements, lifestyle, biohacks and more to align with each of your menstrual cycle phases.
  • Dr. Marc’s website
  • Dr. Marc’s YouTube channel

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