Congratulations, you're pregnant! It's an exciting time, one of change and learning. My partner in crime, Samantha Gunn and I got together and wrote out top tips on getting - and feeling - prepared.
As you get further into your pregnancy you will undoubtedly deal with lower back pain and/or hip pain. As someone who is already a little less mobile, and a little less flexible than before; an addition to back and hip pain can make life a whole lot harder. Back pain can really impact on your quality of life; denying you your much-needed sleep by cramping and spasming no matter in what position you lie, before forcing you to get up and pace the floor at all hours of the night to try and relieve the pain so you can finally get some rest
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help to improve the success rate of the IVF process in a number of ways
This is written by Rochelle Hammond a colleague of mine. She is an educator, acupuncturist, and scientist based in Sydney, Australia. She practices out of a clinic in Cammeray, Sydney.
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For the second part of this blog and to learn more about managing mastitis at home check out Samantha Gunn’s website here
Many people have no idea what I do. These are some of the most common questions I get asked…
”Doula…what is that? What do you do?”
The word doula is actually a Greek word meaning “women’s servant”. Historically women have been supporting other women during pregnancy and labour for centuries and being a doula means I continue to do this.
I can vividly remember sitting in my car, 40 weeks pregnant with my second child, looking at my first child and crying my eyes out. What had I done? I loved my first born so much, how could I possibly love another child even half as much? Did I have enough to give to another child?