All posts tagged Post-natal

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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Are you experiencing Low Libido Post Pregnancy?

by admin on January 27, 2018 No comments

Low Libido Post Pregnancy is common and NORMAL. Your body has just gone through an incredible transformation. You have conceived and grown another human being, you have delivered that baby and are now on the other side – another brand-new learning curve. Let’s take a look at how Chinese Medicine views the Post-natal Woman and what is going on in her body to explain a low libido.

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Still Birth: Why giving yourself time to recover is a must.

by admin on July 30, 2017 No comments

Having a Stillbirth is a traumatic event. There’s no other way to describe it. Besides the grief and loss, mourning and dealing with such an event, your body is in a bit of limbo physically. In this article I’ll talk about how Traditional Chinese Medicine would approach helping such a woman.

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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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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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Post-Natal Abdominal Separation

by admin on May 9, 2016 No comments

Abdominal Separation can often happen to women during or after giving birth. Most doctors say it will heal and just to continue normal daily life. We ask Osteopath, Vanessa Fisher about Abdominal Separation, the importance of helping it heal more fully and the issues with multiple births on the core stability. 

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Feed your family with Mamabake

by admin on March 17, 2016 No comments

This is for the new mums. The exhausted parents. The time-poor with children. If you haven’t heard of Mamabake, it’s something you should know about – whether you’ve recently had your first child or are parents to a tribe of kids of various ages, Are a bit tired of your own cooking repertoire, need some inspiration or the excitement of something new for dinner.

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Repaying your Sleep Debt

by admin on March 8, 2016 No comments

With a newborn, after the hormone high has gone, the perils of sleep deprivation can be a huge shock to the system; Physically, Mentally & Emotionally. Days fly by quickly and you get to the end of another week, and think where has that time gone? Long term Sleep Deprivation can lead to a Sleep Debt and the good news is there’s something you can do about it.

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