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Gems For The Post Birth Mother

A mother said to me today that her favourite line in Well Adjusted Babies was when I was discussing uterine massage for after the birth, “that it may be important if your partner is helping to clarify for them that this is not some new form of foreplay. In case he momentarliy forgets, remind him…

Food For Thought Over Easter

A few weeks ago a Mother told me that her son was allergic to chocolate. While I researched the topic for her I stumbled across this information below which YES – is HORRIFYING but brings home the point that as always- we need to KNOW what we are eating. Reports recently offered that, “Allergy sufferers…

Soy Formula & Seizures – New Research

Choosing a formula can be tricky and lots of mums ask for my recommendations and suggestions. New research 1  shows that consumption of soy formula may now be associated with a higher rate of seizures in children. It’s no secret that I have never been a fan of Soy Formula and these new reports confirm why…

Soy Formula & Seizures – New Research

Choosing a formula can be tricky and lots of mums ask for my recommendations and suggestions. New research 1  shows that consumption of soy formula may now be associated with a higher rate of seizures in children. It’s no secret that I have never been a fan of Soy Formula and these new reports confirm why…

Suicide and Behavioural Medication: Is There Possibly A Link?

“Do you think the Australian government will investigate all high risk groups for suicide?” this question has plagued me the last few days after a woman asked me if I had been listening to the news reports stating that the leading cause of death for young Australians is now suicide. Her nephew had suicided late…

Preventing the Rise of Obnoxious and Obese Kids

“But we have nothing to do!” Do you ever scratch your head blankly searching for ideas when your children complain like this? Apparently their boredom is also all your fault because you have just demanded that they get off their digital equipment. So many kids today have poor tone and floppy bodies. So many adolescences…

How is Screen Time Compromising Our Kids?

This is a funny story but also a telling tale of “our modern world.” My in-laws were caring for our boys recently and my brood had intentionally been very elusive about how much digital time they were normally allowed to execute. A little lost on how to wrangle the “digital” situation. my father-in-law on Day…

How to Make Ghee

I love Ghee’s nutty subtle flavour and I use it consistently now – roasting vegetables or when searing meat (try it you’ll love it!) Add to this the host of health benefits that ghee offers (please see our Post Why Do People Rave About The Health Benefits of Ghee?) and guaranteed ghee will become a…

Why Do People Rave About The Health Benefits of Ghee?

Have you ever had someone suggest that you should try a particular drink or herb for your stress levels? Late last year a friend who has studied Ayurvedic medicine for decades told me with a very frank tone and a stern look that, “I was a stressed little kitten and I needed to do three…

Celebrating the Wellness Event that is Birth

We have had lots of interest about the benefits of working with private midwives so here is a beautiful post from Jan Ireland and Mama’s group. —Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani   Birth is a Wellness Event   It is a testament to the beauty and wonder of birth, that after being present at thousands of births,…