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Pregnancy

Happy New Year

Well “Happy New Year” to you all! I hope (should you desire) that you are slowly moving into 2008 without too much rush or haste. Simon and I took the boys to Queensland this year for Christmas to visit my family. We then headed to far north eastern Canada for Read more…

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General Wellness

Will Drugs help you Sleep?

Continuing with our discussion on Sleep Deprivation and Insomnia, “Between about 5 and 10% of people are regularly using something to help them sleep,” says Professor Leon Lack, head of the Sleep Research Laboratory at Flinders University. “About 5% use prescribed hypnotic medications, another 5-10% use over-the-counter prescriptions and an Read more…

Children's Nutrition

School Lunches

Here is a health initiative I worked on with staff at the boys school, helping to inform ‘Prep parents'(1st year school parents) about healthy school lunch options… As parents, obviously we want the best for our children. It can however be difficult to keep abreast of available health information that Read more…

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Breastfeeding

Candida Overgrowth

Do you have Candida? Many people unknowingly suffer with a candida overgrowth. While it is normal for some of the Candida yeast-like fungi (bacteria) to be present in the body, Candidiasis is a bacterial imbalance which then leads to a yeast infection. Soon after our third son was born-still, I Read more…