Congee or jok is a type of rice porridge that is prescribed in Chinese medicine to help one recover from sickness. So when Chinese people feel sick, they will whip a pot of congee and live off it for a few days until they are bright-eyed and bushy-tailed again. Melbourne is the perfect climate for … Continue reading Congee recipe: sick food
To all my wonderful patients, friends, family and everyone who has supported my home clinic in the past six months. Sending you a gracious 💓 bomb to sincerely thank you for all the support to be able to transition from big mumma clinic at Fertile Ground to very quiet, intimate and independent space in Ivanhoe. … Continue reading Celebrating 6 months of success: thanks to you! 💗
I woke up to the screeching noise of metal scraping and banging something. It was midnight. I soon roused and realised this was directed at our beloved new car! A driver was high on drugs and through my front window proceeded to drive forth and back into the cars rear wheel. The next day was … Continue reading Cultivating gratitude amongst the chaos
Health conscious people these days often avoid dairy products. Is dairy bad for you? Ideally the best dairy will be obtained from happy, grass-fed cows that is raw and unpasteurised. Legislation in Australia prevents the selling of raw dairy. However you can sometimes source select, raw European cheeses from specialist Melbourne delis, and let me … Continue reading Dairy: is it good or bad for you during pregnancy and fertility?
I was shocked to read that a mother was told to go to the parents room when feeding her baby daughter at the Versaille's exhibition at the National Gallery in Canberra! The security guard approached her indicating it was an issue of decency and modesty. This is outrageous considering that we are in 2017 and … Continue reading Breastfeeding & society: mother of 4 shamed in National Gallery Australia
Chinese medicine has been treating infertility for over a thousand years with references dating way back to the oracle bones. This subtle and natural approach lies in slowly building the body's precious substances such as blood, qi and essence. Ideally this can be done through diet, especially considering that here in Australia our soils are mineral deficient and minerals … Continue reading Best top 10 Fertility Foods for Jing (Sperm & Eggs) according to Chinese Medicine