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7 Tips To Minimise Morning Sickness

One of our team members at work has been experiencing quite severe morning sickness over the last few months. The poor love really has had a rough first trimester… As I consider the conversations we’ve shared regarding her constant nausea, I’m allowing myself the time to reflect and remember just how debilitating morning sickness can…

The Why?? & How!! of Perineal Massage

Let’s be honest from the start, if this is your first pregnancy, then the thought of having to do perineal massage might not thrill you. I have to admit I was tentative — and rightly so because when perineal massage is done properly, it hurts! Please note: This post is an excerpt from Dr Jennifer’s best-selling book,…

Is Your Gut Making You Feel Unhealthy, Paranoid or Stressed Out?

Do you regularly feel confused or forgetful? Are you increasingly anxious or paranoid? Or do you fly into a rage unexpectedly? Firstly, let me assure you that you are not alone and secondly, there are some very intriguing reasons how these emotions come into play… In the next few months we will look at how…

Why Babies Need To Move Freely In The Womb

It might have been a fall down a set of slippery, icy steps, or a skiing injury. Either incident could have influenced the alignment of the joints in your pelvis and the tone and tension of different ligaments that support your uterus… Interestingly, accidents, misalignments of the pelvis, repetitive postural or occupational strain may all…

For Partners: The 12 Secret Anxieties of Her "Pregnant Brain"

One area that I can confidently say that I am an expert in is with knowing “the pregnant brain”. Having had five pregnancies in eight years I have developed a keen understanding of how hormones influence every waking thought and every word uttered… With this post I’d like to give ‘unsuspecting partners’ a heads-up on…

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,…

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…