Dairy: is it good or bad for you during pregnancy and fertility?

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… Read More

Bun in the oven: keeping the yang warm for fertility and pregnancy acupuncture

Got to love that phrase, bun in the oven! But these sayings often ring true. As we age the yang, or the warming energy of the body declines and can cause health issues such as cold feet, diarrhoea, bloating, dark under the eyes and exhaustion. A baby needs a warm uterus to grow and thrive,… Read More

Acupuncture for sciatica: hip and leg pain

Acupuncture is highly sort out for pain, and it can be useful for sciatica. Sciatica can occur at any time in life, and it can be common in pregnancy given¬†the ovaries and placenta produce relaxin hormone which helps stretch the ligaments and uterus for birth preparation. This can also cause pelvic issues with the impending… Read More