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Conception. It takes two.

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on September 29, 2018




Conception. It takes two!  

Chinese medicine is assisting many women around the world in their endeavour to fall pregnant. Critical factors in women are often weight management, stress levels and overall body strength. Whether a couple aims for natural conception or eventually opts for IVF, as much as it is essential for a woman to take good care of herself - before, during and of course after birth – the same importance is attributed to the lifestyle of the male pa

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Eating in tune with your menstrual cycle

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy' on June 12, 2018

Eating in tune with your menstrual cycle

Do you want to boost your fertility and eat more in tune with your menstrual cycle? 

The idea is in order to conceive, the lower body likes it warm. For that reason, it is essential that you reduce or better fully avoid any cold and raw foods, especially at night time. Choose room temperature water and skip the ice cream, the smoothies, yoghurt and frozen berries. Ensure that all meals at night time are warm and cooked. If you choose to have a sa

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Bone Broth

Posted in 'Healthy Eating, Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on November 17, 2016

Wellness professionals talk a lot about bone broth. People from different backgrounds including traditional medicines and early conventional medicine have used it extensively - in fact, in the early 20thcentury in UK hospitals it was prescribed on admission for every single patient.  In this modern day and age, where our food is convenient, quick and easy, we miss out on a lot of nutrients from short cooking times to keep up with busy lifestyles.  Bone broth is from t

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Acupressure for Labour

Posted in 'Fertility & Pregnancy, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on September 19, 2015


PLEASE NOTE : This was created as a guideline and a useful easy to use tool for labour, hopefully encouraging and empowering both the support person and the expected mum.

It is said that , "From a medical model, they can be viewed as promoting the release of endorphins, blocking the pain receptors to the brain, dilating the cervix, and increasing the efficiency of the contraction". (Debra Betts)

Please note that many of these points a

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Maca and Hormones

Posted in 'Healthy Eating, Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on June 23, 2015

What Exactly is Maca?

Maca Powder comes from a root, which has been utilized as a food source for hundreds of years, and many Peruvians have used it for medicinal purposes. Maca is native to the mountainous regions of Peru, being the highest altitude crop on earth, growing as high as 4300 metres above sea level.

Maca is one natural super-food that is packed with minerals, enzymes, vitamins, and almost all variants of amino acids. The maca root is full of fibre, containing 4 times more fibre

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