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Fertility Treatments in 2020

Posted on September 14, 2020

This year, Candice Reed, the first IVF baby born in Australia has turned 40. IVF is now an every day term, but this amazing technology has changed so much since the late 1970’s when IVF pioneers discovered how eggs and sperm could be fertilized outside of the human body to help women and couples to … Continue reading

Naturopathic Strategies for Dealing with Post-Pill Acne

Posted on September 7, 2020

Deciding to take a break from the oral contraceptive pill, or coming off the pill to try for a baby, can be met with a few challenges. These challenges are largely around your body finding hormonal balance and learning to ovulate again. For some women, these challenges can be short lived and for others, it … Continue reading

How Much Do You Know About Your Cycle

Posted on September 1, 2020

Around 15 years ago I started delving further into the topic of fertility education. After studying a Health Science Degree, and having had periods for over 10 years of my life, I realised there was still so much that I didn’t know. I was totally amazed by what I learnt and the sophistication of the … Continue reading

Can Acupuncture Reduce Stress during IVF and Fertility Treatment?

Posted on August 20, 2020

Couples undergoing fertility treatments experience immense amounts of stress and anxiety. It is a common reason for taking a break or stopping treatment altogether. Based on research, coupled with my clinical experience, I can honestly say that acupuncture does help reduce the stress associated with the physical and emotional rollercoaster ride of fertility treatments. Research … Continue reading

Can acupuncture regulate the menstrual cycle?

Posted on August 4, 2020

Yes! From my clinical experience, acupuncture can be used to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Acupuncture can help to restore a regular period in women who have irregular periods (metrorrhagia or oligomenorrhoea) or when the period is absent (amenorrhea). Regulating the menstrual cycle is also of benefit to women who suffer from PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) … Continue reading