pregnancy

Homeopathy for a Natural Pregnancy

A GENTLE AND SUPPORTIVE OPTION DURING PREGNANCY Homeopathic remedies provide a gentle and supportive option to women during pregnancy, labor and postpartum. From heartburn to post-partum depression, having a home kit can be very helpful during these times. These are very common, inexpensive, and universal remedies to have on hand. PREGNANCY Heart burn and nausea : Natrium Phosphorus tissue salt – This remedy is useful for bloating, gas, constipation and [...]

5 Awesome Herbs to take During Pregnancy

Herbs are a wonderful and nourishing addition throughout a woman’s pregnancy. On top of a clean and nutritious diet, herbs can be used to provide a therapeutic effect; they provide more absorbable vitamins, minerals and antioxidants than taking supplemental isolated vitamins and minerals.1Pregnant women not only need more vitamins and minerals during pregnancy due to the nature of it, but also lose more. For example, “kidney function changes to handle [...]

Preventing Deficiency during Pregnancy

Two portions per week of oily fish increased plasma essential Amino Acid concentrations during pregnancy and could contribute to a maternal health benefit. Clinical Nutrition  published online 26 April 2013

Endocrine Disruptors and Fertility

"It can be hypothesized that the ingestion of endocrine disruptor (ED) metabolites (from the water supply and food chain) can result in detrimental outcomes for males and females, such as prostate and breast cancer, infertility and C-sections; either through mechanisms of hormonal imbalance or dysfunctional metabolism. Physiological and biological mechanisms of action thought to be involved include creation of a state of estrogen dominance, and that EDs can alter the [...]