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Smoking and Breastfeeding??

Most of us are aware of the saying “breast is best”, but is this still the case if a mother smokes? This is a great question and in exploring the answers we will look at the impact of smoking during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding a growing infant. In offering the latest research on the impact…

Safest Ways to Fly When Pregnant

Some of you maybe wondering what on earth I mean by safest ways to fly, surely the only risk with flying is the unlikely event of falling from the sky ?? Few of us consider the effects of COSMIC RADIATION FROM FREQUENT FLYING and the simple steps that may help to reduce our exposure. Cosmic…

How GE Foods threaten our children

Genetic engineering is a food experiment unlike any the world has ever seen. Are we, along with our children merely guinea pigs ? ‘Frankenfoods’ or gentically modified foods have created one of the great controversies of our time and for parents they pose a very real health threat. Interestingly no long term studies have ever…

What is the recommended weight gain in pregnancy??

Next to being fearful that something may be wrong with our developing baby, the greatest fear many women have is whether they are gaining too much weight during pregnancy. So let’s cut straight to the chase… It is my opinion that if couples gain awareness about “real health” prior to conception and focus on being…

TCM and Fertility Challenges

Here are some of the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM for couples with fertility challenges… Please see the Wellness Orientated Practitioners Section of this website for a full description of TCM and acupuncture. Couples from western societies may be unaware that holistic therapies can strengthen reproductive integrity even though acupuncture and medicinal plants or…

Lets be clear about stroke injury

Having been adjusted since birth, having adjusted my children and hundreds of other children since birth, I find it hard to remember that people, who have never experienced chiropractic, have concerns regarding its safety. For example, someone maybe reluctant to try chiropractic because they believe chiropractic adjustments could cause a stroke. Did you know that…

How is it serving you to be stressed or unhappy?

I don’t know about you, but the last few months have been a little testing for Simon and I. In fact so many of our friends have also echoed this that I NOW think the whole “collective frustration” many of us are feeling is HYSTERICALLY funny. Upon reflection what I realised is most of us…

Looking at Artifical Conception and Fertility Methods

IN VITRO FERTILIZATION (IVF): In Vitro means “outside the body” and IVF is the joining of a woman’s egg and a man’s sperm in a laboratory dish. Interestingly, assisted reproductive technologies such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) are expensive and often have a poor success rate. Recent 2005 figures indicate that 80% of IVF-assisted pregnancies in…

Gum/Peridontal/Teeth issues anyone??

I had a client ask recently about any dietary tips for her peridontal issues. A topic that has popped up from time to time. Firstly, here are some general foods that support the health of teeth and gums and finally I have included my summary of various research articles with FOODS Found To Cause Dental…

Food For Thought For Pregnant Bellies

Pregnant women often crave a whole range of different foods. Most often this is the work of the innate wisdom of the body guiding our nutritional choices in fact the process is extrememly similar to those intuitive feelings or “hunches” women have when making an important decision or when they feel a heightened sense of…