Becky Evans

Becky Evans is a Certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Student Herbalist. She has had training as a Fertility, Birth & Bereavement, and Menopause Doula, and is passionate about helping women manage their hormonal health and fertility naturally. Becky lives on her homestead in the mountains of northern Virginia with her husband, 2 dogs, 5 cats, and flock of chickens.

Tempdrop Review: Is Tempdrop Worth it? A Review of the Most Popular Wearable Thermometer

DECEMBER 2022 UPDATE: As of December 2022, Tempdrop no longer retroactively changes temperatures. While this will improve some of the issues described below, it is still to be seen if it improves others. Although I did not know it as “Fertility Awareness”, I’ve known about cycle charting since 2008 when I discovered Fertility Friend while …

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Can Vitex Help Raise Progesterone? How to Know When Vitex is Right for You

How to Know When Vitex is Right for You Vitex agnus castus, also known as chaste berry or chaste tree berry is a small fruit about the size of a peppercorn. It’s an herbal remedy commonly recommended for boosting progesterone levels and regulating menstrual cycles. But does it actually do that? The Menstrual Cycle First, …

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Getting Started with FAM: What is Cycle Charting?

Have you ever heard of cycle tracking or charting? I believe that every woman should chart their cycles to remain connected with their hormones and avoid surprises. Cycle charting is the daily practice of recording bodily signs, signs of fertility. These are signs such as basal body temperature (BBT), and symptoms, such as cervical mucus …

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Adoption in Virginia: Process, Costs and Restrictions

How is the adoption process started? In Virginia there are two paths to adoption, agency placements and non-agency adoptions. Agency placements are through local social services departments or state licensed child placement agencies, this is frequently adoption through foster care. Non-agency adoptions are for children not in custody of an agency. Non-agency adoptions are commonly …

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What Does Blood Sugar Have to do with PCOS?

You’ve probably heard by now that PCOS and insulin resistance go hand in hand. You may have been diagnosed with hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance, or even diabetes; or perhaps you’ve been told that your glucose levels are “normal”. You may be on metformin whether you’ve been diagnosed with blood sugar issues or not. What does blood …

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What is Estrogen Dominance? The Proper Testing of Estrogen and Progesterone

“Estrogen Dominance” is a term coined by the late Dr. John Lee to describe the lack of progesterone available to balance estrogen. Estrogen dominance specifically refers to the blood levels of progesterone relative to estradiol (E2 estrogen). This is most accurately represented by testing in the middle of the luteal phase. There are multiple types …

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