5 Techniques to Boost Your Fertility

If you want to optimise your chances of a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby, use the few months prior to conception to prepare your mind and body with these effective techniques. Meditation, Relaxation and Visualisation Stress plays a huge role in how our hormonal system is functioning. High levels of the stress hormone cortisol can Continue reading »

Men who wear Boxer Shorts have Far Better Sperm

This interesting recent study is worth a read. As the authors have concluded, the research does not suggest that underpants are a cause of infertility. However wearing boxer shorts as an alternative is a simple and low-cost factor that is worth adopting for optimum sperm health. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/08/08/men-wear-boxer-shorts-have-far-better-sperm-study-suggests/

Delicious Chilli (Con ou Sin) Carne

I did a lot of cooking and baking this weekend, including my trusty Berry Cinnamon Slice, some scrumptious scones and some hearty dinners for the freezer. This is one of my favourite recipes that I return to again and again. I make up big batches and always have portions frozen for a quick, simple and Continue reading »

Choosing Your Supplements

Many clients ask me about choosing supplements for generally optimising their health before and during pregnancy. It is worth noting at this point that it is highly recommended to take nutritional supplements when TRYING to conceive, to ensure optimum nutrtition ahead of conception – for the health of both you and your baby. Stress, increasing Continue reading »

Benefits of Fertility Massage

Whether you have been trying to conceive for some time, are due to start assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment, are just beginning to think about starting a family or want to optimise your fertility health, Fertility Massage aims to support and nurture you and your body during this important time. A gentle, non-invasive massage treatment Continue reading »

Baby Reflexology

As a new Mum, you may feel overwhelmed by your new role and would like to find different ways to enjoy quality time with your baby. You may also be looking for natural and gentle techniques to help with common concerns, such as issues with digestion, sleep and calming. Reflexology is a calming, non-invasive therapy Continue reading »

How to Keep Your Womb Warm

In the clinic I see many women with sluggish, poor circulation. They either tell me this themselves or more often it is evident during a massage. Areas of the body such as the hands, feet, lower legs, lower back or abdomen may feel cold or small pockets may be cool to the touch. Blood circulation Continue reading »

How Can Reflexology Help my Baby?

As a new Mum, you may feel overwhelmed by your new role and would like to find different ways to enjoy quality time with your baby. You may also be looking for natural and gentle techniques to help with common concerns, such as issues with digestion, sleep and calming. Reflexology is a calming, non-invasive therapy Continue reading »

Why is Vitamin D so important?

It’s Vitamin D Awareness Week. We are busy putting up posters in the Claygate Complementary Health Clinic to raise awareness of this vital vitamin. Deficiency is becoming a serious issue with even cases of rickets being reported. It is thought that up to 70% of the population is deficient in Vitamin D and this is Continue reading »