Your child’s birth story

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | October 25, 2018

We have all arrived here with stories told or untold. We all have a history, or a her-story. It is the tapestry of life that is woven on a web of our emotional, spiritual and physical journeys. All we have experienced is the road map to get us here. Where is here? Pregnant. With all…

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Repairing the uterus after C-section

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | October 20, 2018

Who is talking about healing C-sections? The rate of C-section in our modern world is extraordinary. C-section is one of the most common surgeries in the world. In Australia 1/3 of all births are a C-section. However there are relatively few people talking about healing after C-section. But why is this important? During a C-section,…

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Treatment of PCOS with Chinese Medicine

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | October 17, 2018

Many women are turning to Chinese medicine for the treatment of Polycystic ovaries and Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Chinese medicine has a long history of treating gynecological problems and infertility. What is PCOS? PCOS is a condition that affects numerous women and their fertility. It is where the ovaries have 15 or more cysts. Every…

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Have you been told your eggs are no good?

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | October 16, 2018

How do you cope with negative fertility messages? Have you visited your GP or gynecologist to find out why you are struggling to conceive? Only to be told your eggs are old, your eggs are no good, you have low ovarian reserve or your endometrium is not thick enough. How did make it you feel?…

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Development through the months of pregnancy according to Classical Chinese Medicine – Part 2

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | October 12, 2018

Here we continue on from the previous article regarding the development and recommendations during pregnancy. We are focusing on months 4-6. The fetus is now receiving nourishment from the placenta. The fetus is now starting to receive energy from the 5 elements – water, fire, earth, metal, wood. You can find more information on the…

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Birth preparation with acupuncture

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | October 9, 2018

It can be information overload when you are pregnant. There are so many books, videos, classes and  advice. It can be overwhelming. As birth approaches, there may be many physical and emotional ailments that can affect well-being and the natural transition into labour. Often the first time many people hear of acupuncture during pregnancy if…

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How to help your teenage daughter with her periods

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | September 19, 2018

Hormonal daughters and/ or painful periods I often recall the dread I hear in parents voices when they speak of the teenage years, of out of control, hormonal daughters. Puberty need not be fraught with emotional outbursts if our bodies work as they should. If the body is not in balance, there are warning signs…

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Spring into spring with energy and vigour!

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | September 10, 2018

Spring, it is characterized by birth, and new growth in Nature. The world is waking up after a cold winter and there is new growth everywhere, from baby animals to new trees and plants. It is time to start afresh, to leave the cold winter months behind us and lighten the body. Invigorate it with…

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Development through the months of pregnancy according to Classical Chinese Medicine Part 1

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | July 30, 2018

The first 3 months In Classical Chinese medicine, pregnancy is considered a spiritual action. It is advised to often partake in prayer and contemplation while being surrounded by things of beauty and pleasantry. Immerse yourself with relaxing music, beautiful art, nature and pleasant contented thoughts. Avoid violent and aggressive scenes. In the guidelines of what to eat…

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Finding Balance and Peace during Menopause

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | July 14, 2018

Lifestyle Changes for Wellness during Menopause Lifestyle changes may help in  prolonging the effect of treatment you receive for menopausal symptoms and also for long-term benefit. Not only will they help with reducing symptoms of the change you are experiencing, they will also improve your quality of life and sense of well being. Stress reduction In a…

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