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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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Pregnant and scared, Previous miscarriage.

by admin on May 18, 2018 No comments

Pregnant and Scared. Miscarriage can be a real test of your emotions, patience and strength. When you have had a previous miscarriage, then you’re pregnant again, you may feel scared, or sick with worry. This is completely understandable and I’m seeing a few women in the clinic at the moment in this exact position. Let’s talk about some of the issues that come up.

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5 Challenges facing Women going on Maternity Leave

by admin on February 10, 2017 No comments

The modern world asks a LOT of women. Past generations didn’t have to deal with this choice and now millions of women everywhere are challenged by this all the time.  Let’s look at some of the issues facing women leading up to leaving their job for Maternity Leave.

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Is Acupuncture safe during early Pregnancy?

by admin on November 27, 2016 No comments

You’ve just done a pregnancy test, or several and found out you’re Pregnant. Receiving news of a positive pregnancy test can be a time of mixed emotions as you settle into your new path ahead. Excitement, Joy, nerves or even worry. Everyone says those first 12 weeks are the hardest, as you are at your most vulnerable. Let’s discuss whether having Acupuncture is a good idea or not and why.

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Can Fertility Acupuncture cause cramping?

by admin on November 20, 2016 No comments

Cramping is a symptom that is never comfortable. The twinges and spasms in your lower abdomen or lower back make it difficult to concentrate on your day and get on with things. Popping a pill of paracetamol or ibuprofen may help or for the more severe cramps, not even touch the sides. In this blogpost, we look at the question “Can Fertility Acupuncture cause cramping?”

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Preparing for Labour : The Basics (Part 1)

by admin on October 10, 2016 No comments

You may have your bag packed for the hospital and are ready for this baby to arrive. If you’re worried you’ve missed something or want some ideas of things you may not have even considered preparing for labour. There are things you can do to help make your birthing experience easier, more relaxing and a positive outcome. Check out this list, starting with Part 1 – Birth Intention & Hydration.

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Birth Preparation using Pre-Birth Acupuncture

by admin on September 30, 2016 No comments

Pre-Birth Acupuncture is Acupuncture in the third trimester and should begin at around 37 weeks gestation. The latest research shows that using Complementary medicine tools to help prepare for birth, improves birth outcomes with epidural rates and medical induction rates being significantly lower in women who did their preparation(link here). Acupuncture can be one of those brilliant tools to help you.

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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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8 tips to manage Heartburn Reflux during Pregnancy

by admin on September 14, 2016 No comments

Pregnancy & Heartburn. Its a fact up to 50% of women are likely to experience heartburn at some point in their pregnancies. You may not be able to avoid it or relieve it completely during pregnancy, but there are ways to control it.

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