Nearly all cultures have traditions around the care of mother and baby in the first forty days after birth. In modern times this is the period known as the ‘fourth trimester’. The focus of the postnatal period is on rest, support, warmth and nutrition.
Some of you may already be aware that despite a high level of evidence of their efficacy and valued use in chronic conditions, Naturopathy and Herbalism join a list of therapies that health funds will be banned from covering from the 1st of April 2019.
Modern Naturopathy integrates evidence-based research with traditional knowledge, using nutrition, herbal medicine & lifestyle advice as tools to restore and maintain good health.
There are a myriad of nutritional and herbal supplements available to purchase online, in supermarkets, chemists and health food stores. It can be difficult for consumers to know the difference between good quality and inferior products.
The World Health Organisation attributes at least 2.7 million deaths globally each year to low fruit and vegetable intake. According to the Australian Heart Foundation only 5.5% of adults consume the recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables. Research now suggests that we should double previous guidelines and aim for x10 serves a day to lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and premature death.
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Chaste tree is often used in the treatment of PMS, hyperprolactinaemia, acne, erratic ovulation, conditions of relative oestrogen excess such as PCOS, postnatal depression, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, amenorrhea, menorrhagia, oligomenorrhea, metrorrhagia, sleep maintenance insomnia and DUB (dysfunctional uterine bleeding).
Preparation for labour and birth in the third trimester of pregnancy
Natural Fertility Awareness helps to bring about a greater understanding of how stress and lifestyle choices impact upon our health and fertility; the techniques can be used by any woman at any stage in her reproductive life; whether or not she experiences a regular monthly cycle.