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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences


Jackie Vinyard's passion is getting the story straight. When it comes to health education, Jackie provides the whole story backed by science. Her research experience running clinical studies at Colorado University and Colorado State University, and rigorous training while receiving her Master’s in Health and Exercise Science, taught her how to connect people with information they need to make informed health decisions.  Jackie has her BA from The School of Journalism CU-Boulder.

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

The Backed-by-Science Diet to Increase Fertility

The foods you eat can affect every part of your life — from heart health to mental health to,...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Lifestyle Factors to Help Regulate Your Menstrual Cycle

Whether you’re trying to conceive or just trying to live your life, irregular periods can...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Top 6 Things to Track in Your Period App When Trying to Conceive

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What does temperature have to do with ovulation?

If you’re trying to conceive, knowing when you’re ovulating is key. After all, if you “try”...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant, part II: Male-Factor Infertility

“When I wasn’t able to get my wife pregnant... that was a gut punch. I questioned my ability to...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant, part I: Female-Factor Infertility

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Kindara News & Updates
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Why We've Rebranded and the Meaning Behind the New Design

Freedom, empowerment, compassion, and change for the better are the words that Kindara customers...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Can You Improve Sperm Quality and Quantity?

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Cervical Mucus
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What is That on My Underwear? What Your Vaginal Discharge Tells You About Your Body

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Can being overweight make it harder to get pregnant?

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Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Withdrawal: What Every Woman Should Know

Withdrawal: Are you sure you are using it correctly? What Every Woman Should Know ‍ “The...

Women's Health
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What Birth Control Method Works Best for Your Lifestyle?

By Teena Merlan ‍ Contraception comes in a wide variety of options, from barrier methods and...

Women's Health
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Menstruation Matters In Your Adolescence: Why Are Periods Important During Different Decades of Womanhood?

Following our recent blog about the scientific and social support for considering periods as...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Are Fertility Awareness Methods Effective for Avoiding Pregnancy?

For the first 3 years of using hormonal birth control pills, Rebecca had no health concerns to...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

PMS: What is normal and how to relieve symptoms?

Have you heard that craving chocolate during your period may be a cultural experience rather...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Ovulation Tracking Apps Guide

Tracking ovulation to get pregnant is serious business. Following the wrong information...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What are the Signs of Pregnancy Before a Missed Period?

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Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Do Irregular Periods Cause Infertility?

There are several things that have to happen to get pregnant. One, a woman needs to ovulate;...

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What Causes Secondary Infertility

Secondary infertility is the inability to get pregnant or have a full-term pregnancy after...

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Do the Changes in the Menstrual Cycle Due to Age Indicate Changes in Fertility?

It’s no secret that fertility declines with age. The exact age a woman’s fertility declines is...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Most Commonly Asked Questions when Trying to Get Pregnant

For many of us, we thought getting pregnant would be as easy as 1-2-3. I mean, why would we...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Low Sperm Count or Abnormal Semen Analysis? Now What?

So your partner has been diagnosed with low sperm count or an abnormal semen analysis. Now what?...

Women's Health
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

How to Overcome Pregnancy Envy and Sadness

"Everything I wanted to be encompassed the ability to have my own children. Everything. Nothing...

Kindara News & Updates
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

SURVEY: How American Women Invest

A new survey from fertility app Kindara reveals U.S. women are eager for more opportunities to...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

The Statistics Behind Getting Pregnant

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What to Know about Chemical Pregnancy “Early Miscarriage”

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

How Soon to Take a Pregnancy Test for Accurate Results

Since getting pregnant is the single most important thing for women trying to conceive, the two...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What Works to Lose Weight when Trying to Conceive?

Eating when not hungry or overeating at first may pacify the thoughts spinning in our minds and...

Women's Health
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What to Know About Yeast Infections When Trying to Conceive

What unpleasant experience will 75% of women experience in a lifetime? A vaginal infection. More...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

A Review of Progesterone Treatment for Infertility: Does it Work?

Progesterone is commonly prescribed to women who experience multiple miscarriages, have signs of...

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Safe Workout Plans for Women Trying to Conceive

Exercise may or may not make wearing a swimsuit enjoyable but exercise certainly is medicine for...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Scientific Evidence on How Much Sex to Have when Trying to Conceive

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Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Trying to Conceive after Stopping Birth Control

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What to Try Before IVF when Trying to Conceive

  Lesley & John Brown first IVF parents. Source: DailyMail.co.uk

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

The Truth about When it is Too Late to Have a Baby

Recently in the news, it was revealed that the dramatic fertility cliff that we have been told...

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What Your Period Says About Your Fertility

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

How Much Should you Exercise While Trying to Conceive

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Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

How Eating Sugar Can Stop Ovulation

“Sorry folks, this is probably the least you are going to weigh for the rest of the year,” said...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Who Needs Fertility Drugs to Get Pregnant: Fertility Drugs 101

"I need fertility medication," is not an uncommon request doctors get from patients who are...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Trying to Get Pregnant After Stopping Birth Control

Jenny is still on birth control and getting ready to try for a baby. Having been on the birth...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Scientifically Proven Ways to Increase the Chances of Getting Pregnant

If you have been trying to conceive for a couple of months or even over a year, you may be...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

The Problem with Using Ovulation Tracker Apps when Trying to Conceive

Do you use a fertility app or online calculator to predict your fertile window? If you do, maybe...


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