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Ashley's First Pregnancy and Kettlebell Story

Ashley shared this lovely inspiring summary with me on her struggles with getting pregnant to a  healthy successful pregnancy using kettlebells.  Even more importantly a healthy beautiful baby. Currently her son is 23 months old and she is now pregnant with her second child.   Congratulations Ashley and thank you for sharing!!!

Here is Ashley's story:

I first learned about Lauren Brooks and kettlebells listening to an episode of "Pregtastic" podcasts while trying to get pregnant.  As a result of my PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), it took us over two years to get pregnant.  I even went on medication to regulate my blood sugar and insulin levels, which are strangely key to PCOS.  However, what actually helped me get pregnant was not medication but changing my diet and exercise.  I was a very moderate size, but making changes to my diet (mainly using a book called The Natural Diet Solution to PCOS and Infertility) and losing just those few extra pounds through exercise ca…