Wellness Wednesday: The Goodness of Mineral Make-Up

By: Carla Bondoc

makeup, toxins and fertility health

Mineral Make-Up (Photo Credit: Carla Bondoc, Prettier in Green)

It’s no secret that the body absorbs chemicals through the skin, so whether you are trying to conceive or are already pregnant, choosing healthier skin care products is key. Mineral make-up, with its “cleaner”, non-toxic ingredients, is one option.

The history of mineral make-up dates back in time where many ancient cultures used ground up natural minerals as means of applying color to the skin, camouflaging and using it as war paints. Today, the talk about mineral make-up is everywhere. Many more people are switching to using mineral make-up as the interest in safe, natural and organic products is increasing.

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CTV Morning Live: Canadian Infertility Awareness Week 2014

Canadian Infertility Awareness Week is upon us and Dr. Sonya Kashyap was on CTV Morning Live this morning to talk about infertility, a medical condition that plagues one in six couples in Canada. Deana Burtnick and her daughter, McKinley, were also on air to talk about how the clinic made Deana and her husband’s dream come true.

Click here or the image below to find out what infertility means to Canadians and how advances in technology can help people conceive.

CTV Morning Live - May 26, 2014 - Canadian Infertility Awareness Week (From left to right: Keri Adams, Host of CTV Morning Live, Dr. Sonya Kashyap, Medical Director of Genesis Fertility Centre, Deana, Former Patient of Genesis & her daughter McKinley)

CTV Morning Live – May 26, 2014 – Canadian Infertility Awareness Week (From left to right: Keri Adams, Host of CTV Morning Live, Dr. Sonya Kashyap, Medical Director of Genesis Fertility Centre, Deana, Former Patient of Genesis & her daughter McKinley)

Daily Parent: When is the Right Time to Have Kids?

Daily Parent‘s Gina Roberts-Grey had a chance to talk to our medical director about the pros and cons of waiting to have a baby. Read about Dr. Sonya Kashyap’s advice as well as those from other medical professionals in the article, “When is the Right Time to Have Kids?

Dr. Sonya Kashyap, our medical director, talks to Daily Parents about the pros and cons of having children at a later stage in life. (Photo Credit: ThinkStock.com/Daily Parent)

Dr. Sonya Kashyap, our medical director, talks to Daily Parents about the pros and cons of having children at a later stage in life. (Photo Credit: ThinkStock.com/Daily Parent)

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