pregnancy

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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Pregnancy: My Top 5 Herbs

Pregnancy: My Top 5 Herbs

One of the first things you learn when pregnant is a long list of things you shouldn’t do while pregnant. This includes foods you shouldn’t eat and medicines you can’t use. It’s hard to know what you can use and it’s easy to feel like there’s nothing you can do during pregnancy but soldier on. Here are some herbs I love to help women with during their pregnancy.

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