Repairing the uterus after C-section
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Repairing the uterus after C-section

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

Treatment of PCOS with Chinese Medicine

Treatment of PCOS with Chinese Medicine

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…

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

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…

How to help your teenage daughter with her periods
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How to help your teenage daughter with her periods

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…

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

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…