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Video on the Stressors Our Children Endure

Over the last few months we have been creating a DVD on the physical, emotional and chemical stressors that todays children face and the movement that has begun to combat the impact of these. During my talk in London I presented this 4 minute DVD and have had many requests since to make it available…

But I don't smoke near the kids!

Over the years we have had many clients who have queried why their children seem to suffer one cold after another. Girlfriends who have said, “but why does Sammy keep getting ear infections?” Sometimes, the long-term lifestyle choices we make as adults are so unconscious that we literally miss the impact they may have on…

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…

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…

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…

Pregnancy Books

Known as “the new parenting bible”, this Australian Best-Seller offers the most unique collation of cutting-edge information and knowledge on holistic parenting — all in the one book! View pregnancy booksAustralia/NZ StoreUSA/Canada StoreUK/Europe Store If you’re looking for pregnancy books, Well Adjusted Babies is a unique guide for holistic parenting from pregnancy through to early…

Points to consider about different Birthing Methods

In the previous blog we discussed how it could be timely for Australia to consider a new birthing model. One that puts “women’s needs” above the hip pocket of the professional groups that encourage modern births for all women. Enabling us to provide greater safety for all women. Natural births are not for all women,…

Allergies

It was Food Allergy Awareness Week recently here in Australia and this urged me to remind parents and parents-to-be of a few important pointers. 1) For those couples not yet pregnant, it is wise to strengthen your health in every imaginable way prior to pregnancy. This includes ‘detox’s’ which will allow your lymphatic and digestive…

Is it time for a new birthing model?

Simon and I spoke to a great number of midwives (private and hospital midwives), local politicians and the lay public on the weekend at the “National Homebirth Conference” and it was so refreshing to join a group of people passionate about supporting safe birth practices. Let me begin by saying – Homebirths are not for…