pregnancy

Heavy period: What to do

Heavy period: What to do

Heavy bleeding really sucks. The constant worry of it seeping through your clothes, that weird hot flood of blood when you stand up, the extreme lethargy!  Many women end up too scared to leave the house as a result. But how much is too much? I have a medical reference book that says “if periods are reported as unacceptably heavy, then they are”!

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Missed/Late period: What to do

Missed/Late period: What to do

Don't panic! Unless of course you think you might be unexpectedly pregnant. In which case, panic and pee on a stick!*

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An Ode to Natural Fertility Awareness

An Ode to Natural Fertility Awareness

I used to feel like I was vulnerable to becoming pregnant. As if my fertility was a weakness which would be exploited by sperm. I felt like it could happen at anytime, and my life would be forever changed. I needed to shut that part of me down. I needed to know it was all 'under control'. 

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Fertility: Nutrition

Fertility: Nutrition

Today we’re going to look at the sort of thing you should be eating if you want to feel rest assured you’re eating all you should be to get pregnant. The simplest explanation is that you should be eating a healthy diet! But there are so many misconceptions about what makes up a healthy diet. So let me just spell it out again for clarity. 

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Pregnancy: treating thrush naturally

Pregnancy: treating thrush naturally

Thrush is a common problem during pregnancy. It’s caused by changes to the ph of the vagina allowing an overgrowth of Candida albicans, a fungal bacteria, and it’s totally normal. It hasn’t been found to have any long-term detrimental affect to baby or Mum aside from how incredibly irritating it can be!

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