Metabolic Program

12-Week Preconception Care for Fertility Patients

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Getting fit for fertility isn’t just about losing weight — it’s all about optimizing your body composition. Conceive Health’s 12-Week Metabolic Program is a comprehensive approach to preconception care, aiming to maximize fat loss, improve metabolic health markers, and ultimately enhance fertility outcomes. It is a specialized preconception care program designed for fertility patients who are overweight, obese, or have metabolic syndrome.

Why Is There a Need for This Program?


Obese individuals assigned female at birth often face compromised ovarian response during IVF, impacting both oocyte retrieval and embryo quality.


Obese individuals assigned female at birth often have lower implantation rates and higher miscarriage rates, resulting in decreased chances of live birth.


Individuals assigned female at birth with a BMI of 35 or higher experience a 25% higher rate of first-trimester loss compared to those of the same age.

To qualify for the Metabolic Program, participants must be have a BMI of 28 or higher. If you’ve been diagnosed with insulin resistance, diabetes, pre-diabetes, or metabolic syndrome, you are also eligible.

How it Works


What are the Program's Goals

  • Maximize fat loss while preserving lean body mass
  • Improve metabolic health markers: FBG, insulin, lipids, HbA1C
  • Enhance fertility outcomes and increase live birth rates

What's Included?

  • 12-week nutrition plan & exercise program
  • Weekly live group coaching calls
  • 2 x 1:1 progress visits with Fertility-Focused Naturopathic Doctors
  • 3 x Metabolic health assessments (bloodwork and body composition testing)
  • Daily access to a supportive community
  • Ongoing education

Note: Program details are subject to change. 

Metabolic health is about more than just muscle and fat—it significantly influences hormone balance and reproductive function. It also plays a vital role in regulating menstrual cycles, ovulation, and the likelihood of a healthy pregnancy. Conversely, conditions such as insulin resistance, obesity, and metabolic disorders can disrupt hormonal balance and interfere with reproductive processes. By prioritizing metabolic health, future parents can help increase their chances of conceiving (either naturally or via ART).

Frequently Asked Questions

Who leads the Metabolic Program?
  • The program is co-founded and led by Dr. Bronwyn Storoschuk, Naturopathic Doctor and Kristi Storoschuk, PhD Candidate
What if I have an IVF cycle starting during the 12 weeks of the program?
  • This program is designed to be completed before your IVF cycle starts, however, it is important to exercise and eat well during your IVF cycle as well.
  • Since you will have 1:1 support, your program can be adapted and modifications can be offered so that you are best supported throughout your treatment cycle.
What if I get pregnant during the program?
  • We will celebrate with you and help you stick to the program while listening to your body and making the required adjustments.
  • Exercise and optimal nutrition are just as important while pregnant, however, we will reassess your goals together to best support you!
What if I am vegetarian?
  • This program can fit any dietary preferences! There is no specific meal plan, so you get to choose which foods to consume.
  • You will have a specific protein target to reach and information on vegetarian sources of protein will be provided.
What if I am gluten/dairy free?
  • This program can fit any dietary preferences! There is no specific meal plan, so you get to choose which foods to consume.
  • There are many great whole foods that are dairy and gluten-free!
Will you provide a meal plan to follow?
  • There is no specific meal plan, so you get to choose which foods to consume.
  • We will provide you with a daily calorie and protein target and provide education on foods to consume to hit your goals.
What if I miss a live group coaching call?
  • Not to worry, we will be recording all group calls so you can watch the replay at your convenience.
  • You will still be charged and receive an invoice for the group call, as it is a part of the total program cost, but unfortunately, you will not be able to claim missed sessions under your benefits plan.
What type of support will I receive if I am struggling?
  • You will have 24/7 access to the community and coaches that you can reach out to for help when needed.
  • You will also receive 1:1 support weekly to help strategize and overcome any challenges you are having with your unique journey through the 12 weeks.
What is the exercise program like?
  • The program includes a 12-week exercise plan with 4 weekly workouts, at 30 minutes each. These workouts are efficient and effective in helping you change your body composition. You will also have daily activity goals to meet.
What if I have never done resistance training before?
  • Everyone starts somewhere! We will be there to guide you throughout the 12-week program and provide education on proper form and technique.
  • If you are new to exercise (or to resistance training specifically), expect some great results!
What equipment do I need (plus examples)?
Can I claim the cost of the program under my extended health benefits?
  • Yes! A large portion of the program will be claimable under naturopathic medicine through your extended health benefits plan.
  • You will be charged for the individual session of the program after the weekly live calls (as long as you are present) and after your 1:1 sessions with an ND.
What if I don’t have benefits for naturopathic medicine?
  • The cost of the program will be the same, regardless. You will have one up front payment, and the remaining cost of the program will be charged after each live group call and 1:1 session with an ND.
  • If you do not have coverage, keep your receipts for your tax return.


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