I’m 6 weeks post partum and can now say my baby was born last month! How am I recovering? REALLY WELL. I did things a little different this time and it has made such a big difference to my recovery. Read on as I share with you how to speed up recovery after a c-section and how to shrink the pregnancy belly.Read More
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Packing my pregnancy hospital bag seems to require so much more thought than packing for any holiday. Maybe because I’ve been on more holidays than hospital stays or because the nerves start to set in and I start trying to micromanage everything. Keep reading for a full run down on what is in my hospital bag.Read More
Endometriosis is not purely a hormonal condition - it’s affected by hormones, yes! But essentially it is an immune disease marked by high levels of inflammation. And is why when treating endometriosis it involves a whole body approach rather than just focusing on the hormone imbalance. Read on to find out how to successfully treat endometriosis naturally.Read More
Have you had an abnormal Pap smear result? Heard about HPV and the HPV vaccination but not sure what it is? Do you get regular Pap smears? Or looking for treatment options for an abnormal Pap smear result or positive HPV infection?
This article is everything you need to know about HPV, pap smears, abnormal results and Treatment option. Because it’s your body and you have a right to know!Read More
Taking a pregnancy multivitamin before and during pregnancy is VITAL. But what is a good one? Keep reading to find out what to look for when choosing a pregnancy multivitamin and why folate alone is not enough.Read More
Tired? Burnt out? Struggling to get out of bed in the mornings?
You’re not alone. Adrenal fatigue is the most common cause of fatigue I see in clinic yet many women have never heard of it. Fatigue is not fun and whether you’re working full time or a full time mum keeping your adrenals healthy should be your number 1 priority!Read More
Puberty can be a hard period (pardon the pun) to navigate both as a mum and as a daughter. We want the best for our daughters and for them to be more informed and empowered about their health than we ever were. Wondering how to navigate this transition with your daughter? Keep reading to find out how.Read More
Ovulation is vital for getting pregnant. Yet many woman come to me saying “I don’t THINK I’m ovulating’. Nine times out of ten they are actually ovulating they just don’t know how to tell WHEN they ovulate. Click below to find out how to know IF and WHEN you are ovulating.Read More
New research is changing the way we approach PCOS; it’s more than just high androgens and irregular periods. With a better understanding brings about new and improved treatment options. Don’t be left in the dark when it comes to your health, if you have PCOS or know someone with PCOS then read on and let’s get those hormones humming!Read More
Trying to get pregnant? These 7 tips will help increase your chance of conception and ensure you are holding your bundle of joy in 9 month’s time. Complete with fertility tips this is a must read for anyone trying or thinking about getting pregnant. You have to read tip number 4 it will make you laugh….Read More
Have you lost your period? Or do you only get a period once in a blue moon? Perhaps your body is telling you, your oestrogen is low.
Oestrogen is the ultimate female hormone. It is what makes us female and with over 300 different roles within the body it’s important for more than just giving us a monthly bleed. Click below to see if you are suffering from low oestrogen and how to fix it!Read More
Oestrogen gets so much attention when we talk about women’s hormones that progesterone is often forgotten. But low progesterone levels give women so much grief, think PMS, infertility and even sleep problems, that its time we get clued up about it.Read More
In the last article ‘Your Go-To Guide to Coming off the Pill – Part One’ we looked at overcoming acne and how to achieve your regular cycle back. This article is going to give you the solutions to overcome heavy periods and painful periods but also how to come off the pill if your aim is to make babies!Read More
Stopping the pill can be a daunting time. Most women start using the pill not for contraception purposes but to treat menstrual issues like acne, period pain and heavy bleeding. But they don’t ‘fix’ these issues they just mask them so as long as you take the pill your symptoms are gone but as soon as you stop they will return. Coming off the pill whether it is to make babies or just to give your body a break from the artificial hormones can be a relatively smooth transition. It just requires a little pre-planning…Read More
Everywhere you look and everything you do these days involves plastic – from the packaging our food comes in, to water bottles, toys and electrical devises – everything contains plastic. Could all this plastic be affecting your fertility? The research is suggesting a big YES.Read More
Throughout my pregnancy the safest and best option to deliver bub was a constant point of discussion. It wasn’t until 6 days before the birth that I knew exactly how bub was going to enter the world. For those who have been following me throughout the pregnancy know that I have two fairly big scoliosis curves. When I was 17 years old I had an operation to straighten and fuse my thoracic spine (top half) but the lumbar curve was left at 40 degrees (a straight spine is 0 degrees).Read More
Do you suffer from heavy periods? You shouldn’t have to.
For many women ‘that time of the month’ can resemble a pretty gruesome crime scene. Heavy bleeding that just rushes out of you like a red river, never venturing too far from the toilet and only wearing black becomes a reality for many women at period time. I even had a client who said she would sleep on old towels because her periods were that heavy!Read More
Oestrogen is your quintessential female hormone, it has a lot of responsibility keeping your bones strong, skin and hair healthy, your moods happy and your reproductive organs toned and fertile. But when oestrogen levels become too high it causes all kinds of havoc within your body.Read More
Thinking of coming off the pill and are worried about skin breakouts and acne? For many females this is a real fear especially if the reason you started taking the pill in the first place was to treat acne. This fear often leaves women feeling like a prisoner to the pill and dread the day they have to stop it. The fact is pill withdrawal acne peaks 3-6 months after coming off the pill. But you can prevent this simply, by how you nourish your body.Read More