Posts in Pregnancy
When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail...

I read an interesting research article today published 16 January 2018 about options available to women, wanting to conceive, with gynaecological conditions. In summary it discussed IVF as opposed to surgical procedures for women wanting to conceive, with a diagnosis of endometriosis. The statistics for live births after IVF were 18% success rate, however

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What do you want to know??

I am sitting here, staring out the window, looking at the rain fall on a 45 degree angle, waiting for the inspiration to kick in.  There is so much to write about and so much I am passionate about that today it has become overwhelming (maybe it's just the fact that I'm 25 weeks and 1 day pregnant and my head is vacant today....).

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The Benefits of seeing a Naturopath prior to becoming pregnant

Many women are not aware of the important factors essential to enable them the best chance to fall pregnant.  Some of the basics are: the length of your cycle, when ovulation occurs, are you even ovulating, are you producing the right type of cervical mucus to provide a good passage for the sperm and which days should you be having sex.  With some education around your cycle, this alone can improve your chances of a stress free conception. Some women and men may require an improved nutrient status, body composition or detoxification to improve fertility.

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The Benefits of seeing a Naturopath during Pregnancy

From the day of conception your body’s nutrient requirements are far more than when it was just yourself to keep running.

You can imagine something that roughly triples in size in the first 4 – 6 weeks is going to need some extra help in the nutrition department.  It’s getting busy!!

This is where ‘giving your baby the best start in life’ really begins (especially if in the preconception phase a nutrient plan was not used).

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