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7 Amazing Reasons as to Why Rooibos Tea Could Transform Your Health

July 17, 2020

From caring for your heart to boosting your bones, make rooibos your go-to herbal tea, pronto! There’s never been a better time to pop the kettle on and enjoy a cuppa as a new analysis reviewing research studies from the last 20 years and the largest data review of its kind by the Tea Advisory Panel, reveals that 4 -6 cups of rooibos tea a day could provide a wealth of surprising health benefits. The centuries-old herbal infusion, otherwise known…

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The Emotional Side of Egg Donation: Tips for First-Timers

June 24, 2020
mother getting a vaccine egg donor

Becoming an egg donor is a significant choice and requires careful consideration before you decide to move forward. You may not realize it, but there is more than just a physical cost to egg donation. Don’t underestimate the emotional energy required to go through the process, and to recover afterward. The challenging emotions are also balanced by how rewarding it can be to help someone else conceive. Over two-thirds of women who donate eggs report satisfaction with the experience. Whether you’re…

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CBD Oil for Pregnancy: How Moms Are Using and All That You Need to Know

June 17, 2020
Pregnant Woman

By Gynecologist Dr RaeRae   Tired of ineffective medications, people are more and more seeking to use cannabis oil as a remedy for various ailments. Since it became such a trend, a lot of women are wondering if it is possible to use CBD for pregnancy.  We discussed this topic with moms and experts, and we share our findings with you. Let’s be clear – there isn’t anything new or extraordinary in the fact that cannabis has certain benefits. People…

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The Stigma of Fostering and Adopting – How can you help on this Children Day.

June 1, 2020

153 million children worldwide are orphans (estimated by UNICEF) can you imagine how much love is missing and care is not given? In my clinic, I have worked many years with people that wanted to get pregnant through natural ways. Through combination of acupuncture, exams, and homeopathy, we worked out how to actually see the days of ovulation and to make a proper detox of the body of both parents (yes both!). They either didn’t have the money to an…

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Brands worth to talk: Willow & Cole

May 13, 2020
Willow & Cole

Today at our “Brands Worth to Talk:, we have a cuteness alert with Willow & Cole.   Who is Willow & Cole Emma and Suki, are the two mum-entrepreneurs who found Willow and Cole. They decided to create the brand “to give new parents curated gift boxes containing practical yet stylish luxury items for their new arrival. Our idea came when receiving gifts ourselves as new mums which although beautiful lacked real long-lasting quality. We wanted to create a luxurious…

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7 Unexpected Ways That Pregnancy Affects Your Life

March 28, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   If you have a baby on board, you’ve likely spent hours scouring the internet for information on how to select the right crib and a long list of other minutiae. However, some of the changes associated with pregnancy don’t receive a whole lot of press. Forewarned is forearmed, so it benefits you to know what unexpected changes to anticipate. Some of them hit you in the pocketbook, while others affect you physically. Fortunately, none of these…

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Important Things To Consider Before Starting a Family

December 17, 2019

By Stella Ryne   Planning for a baby is probably one of the most exciting events in parents’ or couple’s life. Being a parent brings joy and fulfilment and the majority of people end up finding parenthood as their sense of purpose. Welcoming a new life in your home and marriage is not a small thing to do and it’s not a quick decision to make. Having a child or children is not something you do temporarily. This is an…

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It Isn’t The End.

August 2, 2019

As you get older – especially if you are a woman – there is usually only one question on everyone’s lips: When are you having a baby? Most people ask this question in complete innocence, with no idea of the effect that such a simple question has just had on you. They don’t mean to be insensitive when they ask you about your dreams for creating a family of your own: they simply are enquiring as to whether you have…

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Pregnancy Tips: Why the Bra Matters!

April 10, 2018

I was approached by so many of you in my email about this, and while talking (emailing) I decided to post about this matter. Either you can or not (such as was my case I couldn’t because I had blisters and sores, and my nipples were so sore to the point of having absolutely no skin and were raw open) breastfeed, a good Bra is needed. I had some breastfeeding bras but as I didn’t have much money, I bought…

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