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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,…

Five Easy Ways to Double Your Health and Vitality

Here’s a post from one of our wonderful contributors that also appeared in the Huffington Post this week. Five Easy Ways to Double Your Health and Vitality Let me ask you a question: “What controls everything in your body?” Hopefully, you answered the brain – that amazing computer in your skull that is made up…

Remarkable Results from Midwives in Private Practice

Most of you know that I am a firm believer in having a private midwife during your pregnancy and birth. There is also nothing better than having your private midwife guide you through that crazy post birth period… Please have a read of the remarkable statistics including the higher rate of vaginal births and reduced…

Valentines Day With A Spin

For us Valentines Day is about intense gratitude. Nine years ago on Valentine’s Day, we birthed our son Abe. He was born ‘still’ due to a condition known as Isomerism during the sixth month of our pregnancy and since then clearly Valentine’s Day hasn’t had quite the same level of frivolity as it used to……