Fertility (CHES)

Fertility (CHES)

Why Microbes, Weight & Nutrition Matter

This course is only for CHES practitioners registered with NCHEC

This book is unique because it explores the latest fertility research for men and women! Written by Clare Fleishman, MS, RDN, author of the popular book, Globesity. This course is a comprehensive review of hundreds of evidence-based studies on fertility and how to improve it through nutrition and other lifestyle choices. Excellent book for nutrition and health counselors.


Well written and impeccably researched. It is easy to read and implement the suggestions, yet has depth of knowledge and detail. – R. Danforth, Amazon 9/29/22

15.75 Hour Program I.D. #SS114228_04032023F 15.75 CHES Hours / 2 MCHES Hours

Clare Fleishman, MS, RDN
Course Expiration Date: Apr-04-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 1.2.1, 2.1.5, 8.1.1, 8.2.2, 9.1.2
Product Name

Book Only

Regular price $18.00 $18.00

15.75 Online Test Only (2631CHES)

Regular price $122.00

15.75 Book & Online Test (2632CHES)

Regular price $135.00

Book Details

Author Clare Fleishman, MS, RDN
Year Published 2022
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Origin Story Press
ISBN 978-8218024024
Format Paperback
Page Count 338
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 15.75 Online Test Only: 175450
  • 15.75 Book & Online Test: 175450

Course Objectives

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based 

CHES Competencies for 15.75 hour course – 13.75 CHES hours

1.1.2 identify priority populations

1.2.4 procure secondary data

1.26 identify data gaps

MCHES Competencies for 15.75  hour course – 2 MCHES hours

4.2.8 Adopt, adapt and/or develop instruments for collecting data

Upon completion of this course, users will be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of microbiota in fertility
  2. Identify the most abundant good bacteria located through the female reproductive system and how it maintains vaginal health
  3. Explain the complications, types, and treatments for bacterial vaginosis
  4. Discuss the quality of diet most beneficial for improving fertility in both men and women
  5. Explain the most promising micronutrients for fertility in both men and women
  6. Describe the fertility diet pattern and the Pro-Fertility Diet

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Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Why We Chose This Book

The author is known for her in-depth, evidence-based book and articles with emphasis on lifestyle choices to change outcomes. Fertility is a major issue for some couples and a knowledgeable counselor with the latest research may be invaluable to them.

About the Author

Clare Fleishman, MS, RDN, is an author with clinical, community, and corporate experience globally. In hopes of bridging the gap between science and health, Clare has published widely across many platforms: newspapers (International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer); magazines (Nutrition Action, Journal for Nutrition Education, Weight Watchers Magazine, WholeFoods Magazine); continuing education curricula (Institute for Nutrition Resources); and scientific organizations (International Probiotics Association) among others.