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Red Raspberry Leaf in Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond

BY IN Uncategorized On February 25, 2019

Red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is used frequently in Western Herbal Medicine as a ‘partus preparator’ (partus meaning ‘labour’, preparator meaning ‘preparatory’) i.e. a birth preparation tonic. Red raspberry leaf and other partus preparator herbs have historically been used during the [...]

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VITAMIN D AND YOUR FERTILITY

BY IN Fertility Nutrients On December 31, 2018

Historically, vitamin D has received most attention due to its involvement in bone health and immunity. Although the studies are there to prove it, until more recently, not much attention is given to this hormone-like vitamin’s ability to influence male [...]

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SWAP THE ROLLER COASTER FOR ROLLER SKATES – Using exercise to enhance fertility

BY IN Uncategorized On August 26, 2018

Whether you are trying to naturally or through fertility treatments, chances are you’re on a monthly roller coaster of emotions – full of hope and excitement one minute, disappointment and dejection the next. Don’t worry- you’re not alone. Patients going [...]

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5 FERTILITY MYTHS DEBUNKED

BY IN Uncategorized On August 22, 2017

Are you planning to have a child one day?  Have you been trying to conceive for some time, but without success? Even with one in six couples having difficulty with fertility, there are still a LOT of fertility myths and [...]

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FERTILITY DESTROYERS IN YOUR COSMETIC BAG

BY IN Uncategorized On August 6, 2017

When was the last time you REALLY LOOKED at the ingredient labels on your personal care and make up products? What you put on your body is just as important as what you put in it. Your skin is the [...]

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ORGANIC FOOD REDUCES PARENTS’ & BABY’S PESTICIDE EXPOSURE

BY IN Uncategorized On November 2, 2016

It has been found that just one week of organic food can reduce Organophosphate Pesticides by 90%. Pregnancy is a time when parents-to-be become increasingly conscious of their food choices, environmental exposure to contaminants and critical of the substances they [...]

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IS AN IRREGULAR MENSTRUAL CYCLE HINDERING YOUR FERTILITY?

BY IN Uncategorized On October 12, 2016

Irregular menstrual cycle? Having a healthy menstrual cycle is the first step to boosting your fertility naturally and being able conceive. It can be quite frustrating if you are trying to get pregnant, yet have an irregular, unpredictable menstrual cycle [...]

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Is Gluten Impacting Your Fertility?

BY IN Uncategorized On October 5, 2016

Unexplained infertility? Could it be gluten sensitivity?  Are you fully aware of foods that contain gluten? Gluten is found mostly in certain grains and bakery products but can also be found in many processed foods. Also, different grains contain different [...]

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The Impact of Thyroid Health on Your Fertility

BY IN Uncategorized On April 23, 2016

Thyroid Health is Essential for Your Fertility If you have been unsuccessfully trying to have a baby for some time, before you embark on invasive medical procedures and spend thousands of dollars for Assisted Reproductive Technology, along with the standard [...]

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Calcium Intake and Your Fertility

BY IN Uncategorized On February 1, 2015

Calcium is famous as being important for strong bones and healthy teeth but did you also know it is essential for getting pregnant? Yes, calcium is necessary for a healthy reproductive system, for conception, a healthy baby, and a trouble [...]

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