Natural Fertility & Pregnancy Blog

20 Sep 2017
How to give your Newborn Babys Immune system the best start in life

Baby’s Immune System – 6 Steps you can take to give your baby the best chance in life!

The Human Microbiome Did you know there is a huge community of microorganisms (bacteria, viruses and fungi) that live in and on your body – outnumbering your cells by 10:1? These very diverse communities are collectively called the ‘microbiome’ and have their own specific […]
30 Aug 2017
Food rich in Vitamin B3

Miscarriage – Vitamin B3 Latest Research!

Vitamin B3 I am thrilled to see that Vitamin B3 has recently made headlines in the fertility arena! Sally Dunwoodie from the Victor Chang Institute released promising research regarding Vitamin B3 (Niacin) supplementation during pregnancy. Dunwoodie’s team found this applied to women who have […]
8 Aug 2017
Am I taking the right form of Folic Acid

Which Folic Acid to take for a Healthy Pregnancy?

Folic Acid in Pregnancy The importance of taking folic acid (for its role in the prevention of neural tube defects, as well as a healthy pregnancy) has finally reached our ears, and most people are well aware of the significance of this. But scientists […]
26 Jul 2017

How Much Should I Weigh During My Pregnancy?

Many of my patients who are successful with my fertility programme ask me how much weight they can expect to gain during their pregnancy. This is a very important question that needs to be addressed for many reasons, not just aesthetics.Being under or overweight […]
3 Jul 2017
Eating for Two - Fact or Fiction? Shutterstock image 493062847

Eating for Two during Pregnancy – Fact or Fiction?

This is an issue almost all my patients are concerned about – whether they have consulted me to help them prepare for a healthy pregnancy, or if I have helped them get pregnant naturally and they are now concerned about maintaining a healthy weight […]
12 Jun 2017
Running out of eggs myth

Are you really running out of eggs?

I work with many women who come to me in a panic, having been told they are running out of time – their egg supply is diminishing and they need to “hurry up and get pregnant” before it’s too late! If you have you […]
12 Jun 2017
Pregnancy Old Wives Tales

Tips to Conceive – Increase your chances of Conception with the Facts!

So many couples coming to me for fertility issues* ask me to validate statements such as: “You must have sex every day” or “No, you should have sex at least twice a day to double your chances of conceiving” or “You will only get pregnant […]