Feeling nauseous and sick in the early stages of pregnancy is incredibly unpleasant, but not unusual. Up to 80% of women experience these symptoms. However, there are a number of different treatment options and natural remedies that can help significantly with pregnancy nausea. Here are my top five favourites.
Being in good health before conceiving is ideal, but pregnancy itself is a health journey that will benefit immensely from specialised care. During pregnancy your body will go through a huge amount of change. It’s a wonderful time and an especially important one in which to take special care of both yourself and your babe. Managing morning sickness, supporting energy and preparing your body for birth are some areas I can support you with.
A couple of weeks ago, I did a lovely interview with Inner West Mums about the work I’m doing with MamaCare Health, and more generally about my life as an Inner-West Mama here in Sydney! You can see it on their website, but also read the full text below. __________ Tell us about yourself I’m […]
A lot of people I talk to have no idea what I do, or how it might be relevant to their life and health. They aren’t sure what naturopathy is and/or why they would see someone like me. That’s fair enough. If you haven’t experienced it before, holistic medicine can seem a bit weird. Why […]
At the start of this year, I launched a new business, an extension of my current clinical practice: MamaCare Health Services. You would have seen me blagging on about the launch giveaway I was doing, and I have since been sharing lots of info about MamaCare – and related mother-centric topics – on social media… but […]
Today I’m reposting this blog from a couple of years ago, because I have been talking to many people about caffeine, pregnancy and breastfeeding of late. A regular topic of conversation! ________ There are lots of ‘dos’ and ‘donts’ that you will face as soon as you fall – or plan to fall – pregnant. Lists of […]
At the end of last year I rolled out my new business, MamaCare Health Services, an in-home postpartum health program. As part of its official launch this month, and to help spread the word about this wonderful service, I’m doing a HUGE giveaway through Instagram. The prize pack, valued at over $700, is a collection of […]
I’m in the midst of such a cool project at the moment. I mentioned it a couple of weeks ago, however – and I apologise for being annoying – while we’re in development I can’t give away too many details. I still have a lot more work to do! Essentially, though, it’s about supporting the health […]
I love acupuncture. For myself and for my patients. When I first started out in practice, I worked for several years alongside three wonderful acupuncturists at HealthWise Clinic in Brisbane. This experience opened my eyes to a) the world of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and b) the benefits of collaborative practice. And it is one […]
This simple, warming and aromatic herbal tea can be made at home easily. It is a wonderful tonic for digestion and can help to settle upset stomachs. This is something I also recommend to pregnant mamas who are experiencing morning sickness and ongoing nausea. Here’s what you’ll need: Freshly crushed ginger Generous squeeze of lemon […]
There are lots of ‘dos’ and ‘donts’ that you will face as soon as you fall – or plan to fall – pregnant. Lists of foods to include and foods to avoid… advice on what you should drink and how much…. the types of exercise you should be practising… specifics on how much sleep you […]