Tampon, Pad, Menstrual Cup or Period pants? What is the healthiest option?

It’s the latest debate isn’t it, tampon, sanitary pad or the newcomers to the block the menstrual cups and period pants?  Lets break down which is the healthiest. Although super convenient and for many of us very familiar, tampons, are shockingly full of health concerns and risks.  Once up to their maximum absorbing capacity, tampons […]

‘Plastic Is Damaging Our Reproductive Health’

We’ve all heard that BPA is not great for our health.  Have you heard though that its substitutes are equally as damaging?  New research is confirming we are not off the hook when using ‘BPA free’ items.  One 2016 review of studies confirmed that BPA alternatives such as BPAF, BPB, BPF and BPS have shown […]

Do I Need To Be Positive?

Month after month of negative results and set backs can take its toll.    It is hard to feel positive when all you have experienced on this fertility road is the opposite.  When failure is all you’ve known, feeling positive can almost feel foolish.   Yet there is the notion that we must’be positive to […]

Include JOY in your fertilty prep!

The fertility path can lead you to feeling anything but joy. The constant month after month of negative results and setbacks is enough to dishearten even the most cheerful and upbeat of personalities.  As you focus on enhancing your fertility, it is important to understand the benefit of regularly setting time aside for activities that […]

Are You Adequately Supported?

The fertility journey can often have more lows than highs.  For very good reasons, many couples often choose to not open up and let friends and family know  that they are trying for a baby.  Including others in your journey can add unwanted pressure as they  check in with you to see if you have […]

Fertility Guide to Surviving December

December can be a tricky month to navigate when you have been trying for a baby all year.  For some of us we believe at the beginning of a new year, that this year will be the one in which we finally conceive.   With the whole year stretched out in front of us, it […]

Cruciferous Curry

Ingredients 1/2 cauliflower separated into small stalks 1 small  broccoli separated into small stalks 1 tbs grated turmeric 1 tbs grated ginger 1 handful of fresh coriander leaves 1 bird’s eye red chilli chopped finely 1 tsp ground cumin powder 1 tsp ground cardamom powder 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon powder 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg powder […]

Posted in Recipes on November 6th, 2018

You Need a Warm Womb!

As a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, I am very familiar with the surprised look on patient’s faces when I discuss avoiding chilled and raw food.   Western culture emulates that the healthiest of modern diets include smoothies, juices and an abundance of salads.  Diets rich in raw and chilled food however, are against the core […]

Coping with Pregnancy Announcements

The further along you travel down the road to trying to conceive, the harder it is to cope with pregnancy announcements.  It’s not that you are not happy for them, it’s just that it can trigger a cascade of pent up emotions.   A friend falling pregnant relatively easily, may be a reminder to you of […]

Nourishing Bone Broth Recipe

Bone Broth Will make 8 cups of bone broth 30 mins prep time 8-24hrs cooking time Ingredients: 2 kg  of Organic Beef Bones with marrow and a little meat remaining on them (knuckle bones and short rib bones) 1 brown Onion quartered 2 cloves of garlic halved 1 leek sliced 2 carrots roughly chopped 2 […]

Posted in Recipes on August 16th, 2018