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Bone Broth: The 7 best recipes to try

by admin on July 24, 2018 No comments

Bone Broth. If you’re a client of mine, you know how much I talk about the benefits of Bone Broth. Not because I’m riding the Paleo diet bandwagon, but because the Traditions of Chinese Medicine use it. A woman after giving birth is often given chicken bone broth for weeks sometimes months during her confinement. I apply this Qi & Blood building strategy to couples trying to conceive as well. Let’s look at some great recipes to get you prepared.

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Can I take herbs when doing IVF?

by admin on July 12, 2018 No comments

Reader Question: Can I take herbs when doing IVF? Excellent Question! This is a controversial issue, only because many doctors DO NOT like you taking anything whilst you’re on an active IVF cycle. They’re concerned about drug interactions which is fair enough. There are some scenarios where it may assist, so let’s talk about those.

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Chinese Herbs for Fertility over 40

by admin on February 15, 2017 No comments

If you’re over 40 and currently trying to conceive, the possibilities may be limited as to how to achieve your ultimate result of Pregnancy. In cases of Infertility or Unexplained Infertility, Chinese Herbs can help accelerate any additional Fertility Support whether using IVF or not. Let’s take a look at issues around Egg quality.

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Trying to Conceive: If I started all over again, I’d do this…

by admin on November 18, 2016 No comments

Trying to conceive can be really hard. Not for everyone, but for many it can be one of the most trying, upsetting, frustrating points in your life. Its easy to look back in hindsight about how you’d do things differently. Here’s what I would tell myself if I could go back in time and lend a friendly ear and some tips.

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Stress May Be Dangerous To Your Fertility Potential

by admin on October 15, 2016 No comments

Stress, yeah, yeah, I know. Stress this and Stress that. We’re all Stressed aren’t we?

Q: Don’t we all just have to put up with it and keep going?

A: No.

Stress is one reason our health fails, and yet many of us brush it off, like its nothing important. But it’s time for a reality check. Lets take a look at how Stress impacts on your Fertility Potential.

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Does Smoking have an effect on Fertility?

by admin on August 9, 2016 No comments

The short answer is a resounding Yes.

We all know Smoking & Pregnancy is unhealthy. We know smoking regardless is unhealthy. But what about the impact on couples trying to conceive & their fertility plans?

Lets take a look at some of the issues of how Smoking impacts on Fertility in particular from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western Medicine point of view. We discover that the two paradigms have a lot in common!

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Building your Yin – Fertility for Men & Women

by admin on July 9, 2016 No comments

Fertility for Men & Women in particular the Dry Fertility type can lead to problems conceiving. In The Yin Ova Center‘s Jill Blakeway & Dr Sami’s book “Making Babies” they discuss 5 Fertility types, including the Dry Fertility type. Why is overcoming dryness is important in fertility? Why strengthening Yin is the antidote to dryness, and How do you help your body gain Yin energy?

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Spring Fertility Chicken Bone Broth

by admin on July 2, 2016 No comments

Chicken Bone Broth for a stockpot
Ingredients:
1 Organic Chicken
2cm knob ginger chopped, 2 cloves garlic
2 carrots, 4 celery sticks chopped
1 red onion (optional)
6 cups water
Parsley, Chilli (optional)
Pepper & salt to season
Lemon juice
Method:
 Brown the onion, carrots, and celery in a pan until onion is soft.
 Place Organic chicken whole into a stockpot. Cover with the Water & throw in ginger, garlic, celery, carrots & onion.
 Bring to the boil and low the heat to a simmer for 1hr.
 It’s ready when you pick up a leg that the meat pulls away from the bone. Please make sure the meat is cooked properly.
 De-bone & de-skin the chicken. Put the meat back into the soup.
 Season with Salt, pepper, a small handful of parsley and Chilli if desired, for more of a punch.
 Just before serving squeeze fresh lemon juice into the pot. Serve with sourdough bread.

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