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5 Simple Secrets to Untangling Your Stress

by admin on November 14, 2016 No comments

Work is putting the pressure on, the Family Social Calendar is on overload, you keep trying to hold it all together and maintain an appearance of everything is fine… but it’s not. Inside you may feel annoyed, resentful, angry or even a bit down in the dumps. Stress is not to be underestimated. Brushing it under the carpet can amplify the problems rather than using smart strategies to untangle your Stress. Let’s take a look at 5 Simple Secrets to managing your Stress.

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How To Recover Quickly When You’ve had a C-Section

by admin on November 5, 2016 No comments

You’ve made it to the other side – Motherhood. You’ve had a Caesarian section and the Doctor has said about 6 weeks of recovery lie ahead. Which isn’t what you planned on…. Lets look at some ideas Chinese Medicine has, about recovery after C-Section and how it can help you.

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Your Doctor May Not Want You Taking Chinese Herbs

by admin on October 20, 2016 No comments

Your Doctor May Not Want You To Take Chinese Herbs. Do you know the reasons Why?

In the world today, Female Infertility rates are at 30-40%. We have Male Infertility rates at 30%. The rest of couples have Unexplained Infertility.

Taking steps to assist and improve your fertility is well worth it. So Why wouldn’t you try anything and everything to help if you wanted to try naturally? Lets take a look at why Doctor’s are cautious around herbs.

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Improving Birthing Outcomes: The Latest Research

by admin on September 19, 2016 No comments

Yesterday I went to a seminar on the recent outcomes of a study completed by Dr Kate Levett, Registered Acupuncturist & PhD. Kate and her colleagues at the Western Sydney University have published their paper on how Complementary Medicine and birth preparation courses similar to ‘She Births’ can assist birthing outcomes and even shorten labour times with much discussion in the media about her work.

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Acupuncture Points to avoid during Pregnancy Massage

by admin on September 4, 2016 No comments

When you’re Pregnant in the second or third Trimester, you may start to feel the niggles, aches and pains of your body adjusting to accommodate the baby as it grows. Aches and pains in the neck, shoulders, and lower back are common as your posture changes. A massage sounds divine, but here’s some tips before you get started.

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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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What you need to know about Smoking during Pregnancy

by admin on July 29, 2016 No comments

For some of us its an easy conclusion; Smoking during Pregnancy is unhealthy. But for those that are smokers, the addiction makes it REALLY challenging to quit, even when there’s a new life to consider. You might recall the controversy surrounding Radio personality, Chrissie Swan’s struggle with giving up smoking, that really divided the nation. Many were outraged and and many were sympathetic to a distraught mother-to-be.

Here we take a look at the issues around Smoking during Pregnancy.

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Yin Building for Fertility – Recipes

by admin on July 23, 2016 No comments

Building your yin is very important to fertility for both men and women. In women, their yin is reflected in their oestrogen levels, egg quality and cervical mucus. In men, yin relates to their sperm quality. Without Yin, fertility can be of poor quality. We’ve already discussed Yin & Fertility, in this article here. Now we’ll show some recipes that can help build Yin in the body through food & nutrition.

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