05.02.18more

Boosting Lactation Naturally and Effectively

Breastfeeding is one of the most beautiful, challenging and amazing parts of motherhood. Many women assume that because it is natural, it should come naturally, but this often isn’t the case. I remember the first few weeks after my own baby bear’s birth – there was painful nipples, engorged breasts, …

18.06.17more

DETOXING: is it a necessity or just a nice idea?

I am often asked by clients if there really is a need for us to detox on a regular basis. I always answer this question with a big resounding yes! Naturopathic concepts of internal cleansing have been around for a long time and concepts of cleaning and detoxification have formed …

08.06.17more

Acupuncture + IVF: a combination gaining momentum

Considering IVF, or know someone who is? Research has shown that acupuncture can increase the chances of a successful pregnancy by 40 to 60 per cent. While acupuncture and herbs have been used to treat women’s health for centuries, techniques and new treatment principles have been developed specifically to work …

08.06.17more

top 5 tips for a healthy pregnancy

I had a fun, healthy, pain-free and feel-good pregnancy – here are my top 5 tips (in no particular order). These are of course alongside the care and regular appointments with your obstetrician, GP or maternity nurse. Clinical pilates Pelvic floor! Pelvic floor! The ‘it’ words around pregnancy and during …

08.06.17more

Hormones + Acupuncture

Hormones are responsible for activating and turning on every process and system in our bodies, without them our bodies don’t get the signals they need to turn on and begin certain actions. Hormones are easily influenced and upset due to so many factors in and around our lives. Stress – …

14.11.16more

Happy You, Happy Bowels, ISB WHO?

The constant bloating feelings after meals, the pain in your stomach along with diarrhoea and/or constipation are all common symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. People with IBS carry their stress in their digestive system. Stress can cause people with IBS to experience constipation and difficulty moving their bowels or the …

15.11.16more

WARM FIG + CACAO CHIA PUDDING

On my never ending quest to love chia I stumbled across this little creation. Let me digress a little here … Remember when you were a kid and, most likely, you didn’t love your vegetables. Chances are your mum came up with the ingenious idea of using tomato sauce as …

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ways to naturally ease pms

Acupuncture is hugely diverse and ranges greatly in its ability to heal and ease symptoms of almost any kind. I have spent most of my clinical experience helping women with menstrual or hormonal imbalances, either with the view of assisting them in falling pregnant, ease bad moods or just overall …