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Naturopathy for pregnancy means using natural steps to create a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. As a Pregnancy Naturopath, I can help you create the ideal environment to conceive, and support you through a wholesome pregnancy from start to finish. Pregnancy naturopathy can provide you with nutritional advice and information on safe, high quality supplements and be a tailored solution for your individual needs.


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A Natural Approach to Pregnancy, Q&A

If you’ve just learned that you’re pregnant, congratulations! It’s a time of excitement, anticipation, ‘dreams come true’ feelings mixed with lots of questions about what to expect, what foods to eat, lifestyle choices and exercise. Many women need support to navigate their way through the nine months of pregnancy. Each trimester brings with it changes to your body and mind.…

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Why Magnesium In Pregnancy Is So Important

In my last few blogs, I’ve talked about magnesium in pregnancy and it’s importance in preventing gestational diabetes, pre-term labour, cramps, headaches and high blood pressure. In this article, I share more information on the power of magnesium and how to increase your magnesium intake. Magnesium in Pregnancy:Not All Supplements Are Created Equal The absorption of magnesium during pregnancy from…

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Preventing Gestational Diabetes & Pre-Term Labour

Preventing Gestational Diabetes Magnesium during pregnancy plays a very important role in blood glucose control and metabolism. It helps to transport glucose out of the blood and into the cell via insulin. It is in the cell that glucose does its best work by providing an essential energy source. Magnesium helps to improve and prevent conditions of insulin resistance such…

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Gestational Diabetes in Pregnancy: Are You At Risk?

Gestational diabetes is typically a form a diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. There are a few risk factors that can increase your chance of developing gestational diabetes in pregnancy. In this article I share more insights into what gestational diabetes is, risk factors, how to minimise them, and how to naturally manage your symptoms during gestational diabetes. What is Gestational…