Fertility & Pregnancy: Why you should be eating medjool dates before and during your pregnancy..

The humble, sweet and tasty medjool date, or the Phoenix dactylifera if we want get all scientific about it, has a lot more going for it other than being the main star in just about every energy ball recipe known to … Read More

The Eastern Medicine Face Lift

Gua Sha facials, also known as the eastern face lift, have been used to freshen the appearance of women in Asian countries for thousands of years. These unusual fish shaped tools are used to glide along the skin’s surface to … Read More

Acupuncture reduced pregnancy induced lower back and pelvic pain in study participants : Research Findings

As the body grows and progressively changes shape during pregnancy many women experience the unfortunate occurrence of lumbopelvic pain (LPP), or as it is often referred to as  low back pain or pelvic girdle(PGP). (1)  LPP, that requires medical attention, affects … Read More

Study findings: Acupuncture halves participants time to pregnancy…

The role of acupuncture in supporting and enhancing fertility is continuing to gain more and more evidence highlighting the benefits of its use in assisting couples with conceiving. With an estimated 9% of couples world wide struggling with fertility, for … Read More

Our top 5 tips to help you conceive in 2018…

I really love this time of year as everyone seems highly motivated with a fresh energy about them, as though they have somehow gained more time to achieve everything they ever dreamed. It is also that time when we all … Read More

Fertility and IVF Support: Nourish your follicles with oxtail soup…

This  recipe was actually given to me by one of my patients. She was very lucky to have a beautiful Chinese mother who would also give her advice along her fertility journey on how to best care for her fertility … Read More

Fertility and IVF Support: How to moxa at home to improve your fertility…

Moxibustion, or Moxa for short, is an ancient heat therapy used by the Chinese to warm acupuncture points and other areas of the body. Moxa is a dried or charcoal form of the herb mugwart that is rolled into cigar … Read More

Pregnancy Study Findings: Acupressure Significantly Reduces Epidural Use and Caesarean Section Rates

A groundbreaking Australian study has found that by incorporating acupressure into a couples antenatal program protocol there was a significant reduction in the use of epidurals, a reduced rate of augmentations (medical intervention to speed up labour), a reduction in … Read More

How you can improve your egg health in 90 days…

Often we think of women over the age of 35 years when the topic of poor egg quality arises. As, I’m sure anyone above this age, and yet to have children, have had those delightful reminders from well wishers that … Read More

How sleeping in complete darkness can improve your fertility…

The most interesting facts on how one can improve their own fertility are those that get us back to basics as we rediscover how aligning ourselves with nature can be one of the most powerful tools. One area in particular that … Read More