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Common Questions About Anti-D injections

I am consistently asked about the safety of Anti-D injections. With this blog we have updated our previous post on this topic in an attempt to answer any lingering queries for parents and practitioners… Anti-D injections are offered to all pregnant women with an RhD negative blood group to prevent their baby developing the potential…

A Secret Weapon For Your Pregnancy & Birth

Discover this “secret weapon” to ensure good comfort and health for both you and your baby during pregnancy and birth… Please click here if you can’t see my video below: …and beyond Once you’ve birthed your baby, a whole new world opens up and you’ll want to be prepared for helping your child develop as…

Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Products

Pollutants and toxic chemicals in our modern environment—for example pesticides, heavy metals, herbicides, fumigants and other everyday products — have been linked to an array of health issues — even when exposure is at so-called ‘harmless’ levels… Video courtesy of ABC News What You Can Do To minimise exposure to toxic chemicals in everyday products,…

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

This week we had Arlo come into our bed in the middle of the night, most nights. Finally it dawned on us (in the middle of the night) that he had also had a nasty fall the week before and he’d missed being adjusted. The very next morning I adjusted him and to our relief…

Epigenetics End Concerns About Genetic Predispositions

Are you worried your genes will determine what diseases you’ll get or whether you will end up being fat? Many of us worry that we haven’t won the gene pool lottery. Fear not though — Epigenetics is a relatively new area of science and involves some of the most exciting and cutting edge concepts I’ve…

What can be done about back pain during pregnancy?

In a study on back pain and pregnancy half of the women reported having back pain at some point during their pregnancy. That’s a heck of a lot of women !! Back pain is thought to be due to multiple factors, which include: • shifting of the center of gravity caused by the enlarging uterus,…

The Placenta – Not the Barrier we once thought!

How Can Fire Retardants and Pesticides Reach My Unborn Baby?   Is The Placenta a Protective Barrier? Not long ago scientists thought that the placenta shielded an unborn baby from most toxins a mother consumed and most of our mothers believed this wholeheartedly. What we now know though is; that the umbilical cord carries not only…

Common Questions About Anti-D injections

Anti-D injections are offered to all pregnant woman who have a rhesus-negative (RhD-negative) blood group to prevent the possibility of the blood disorder RhD haemolytic disease of the newborn. Please note: there is a newer article about Anti-D injections (click here to view). Understanding the medical terms and the details of this disorder and it’s…

Creating a value driven Checklist

In the previous blog we discussed why it is important to consider our highest values in life. This is a great process and one that really helps to put things into perspective, remembering that we are the creative force in our lives. With all of this in mind I decided recently that I would like…

How Do We Give Babies A Great Start In Life?

Do you agree that all children deserve the opportunity to be as healthy as they can possibly be? I do!! Unfortunately most of us do not realise that the way our children enter the world has a direct effect on their health. In fact, trauma from the birth process remains an under-publicised and significantly under-treated…