Vitamin D for Baby’s Development

Pregnancy is the Road to Wellness Pregnancy is often described as a ‘window of opportunity.’ As a mother, being in the best of health before and during pregnancy can help influence critical stages of your baby’s development and help create a happy and healthy child. One of these key opportunities is ensuring that you have…

Healthy Mums, Healthy Bubs

Baby’s First Bacteria When you think of ‘bacteria’, it’s likely that images of germs and infection may spring to mind…unwelcome guests in your little one’s body! While some microbes can lead to sickness, it’s important to know that the right types of bacteria can be very beneficial for your baby, helping his or her little…

Happy, Healthier Dad = Happier, Healthier Babies

Men’s health is often overlooked when couples are trying to conceive, yet suboptimal male health can negatively impact fertility.  Did you know that making poor diet and lifestyle choices prior to conception can also cause changes to the DNA (genes) passed on to your children that may have lasting detrimental effects on their health?  Supporting…

Lactational Amenorrhea Method

So, you’ve had your beautiful baby, you are settling into a routine and have chosen to breastfeed your child. If you’re not intending to get pregnant again sometime the coming months what are you going to do about preventing conception? Yes, you could go back on the oral contraceptive pill, but have you thought about…

Conception Diet

Conception Diet Food Choices Affect Your Ability to Conceive If you’re struggling to get pregnant then you need to be fully aware of the impact your food choices are having on your body’s ability to conceive and sustain a pregnancy. Here are just a few important points that may be affecting your ability to conceive…

Celiac Disease & Fertility

Celiac Disease & Fertility If you have been diagnosed with celiac disease and you are struggling with your fertility, I can help. Celiac disease often results in multiple nutritional deficiencies, which in turn, can lead to infertility. Celiac disease has been linked to recurrent miscarriage, pregnancy complication and infertility. A 2010 study found that 5…

Pre Conception Care Effectiveness

Studies How Effective Is Pre Conception Care? 1. The Foresight Study 1995 Foresight, the Association for the Promotion of Preconceptual Care, was established in the United Kingdom in 1978. A Foresight study, carried out in conjunction with Surrey University (published in the Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine 1995), clearly shows the effectiveness of pre…