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Naturopathy and diet go hand in hand, and as a passionate Fertility Naturopath, I am committed to help you prepare for conception and improve your chances of getting pregnant and staying pregnant. It’s important to focus on your body and health if you are considering starting a family or are having difficulty in getting pregnant – and diet is a good place to start. Wondering what magnesium can do for pregnancy? Want to know more about male fertility increasing foods? Read below for my latest blog posts. 

Foods to Boost Fertility

Nutrition and diet plays a significant role in fertility for both men and women. The foods you consume can impact hormone levels, reproductive organ function, egg and sperm quality, and overall reproductive health. It’s essential that your preconception diet is full of the recommended nutrients and vitamins that contribute to fertility health and give you the best chance of conception.…

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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…

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Are Supplements & Vitamins Really Necessary?

Supplements and vitamins – are they worth it? Many people believe that eating a well-balanced diet provides all the vitamins and minerals they need. In ideal circumstances, this is the case, but in reality there are many reasons why you may need supplements and vitamins. Taking herbs, vitamins and minerals are a good way of optimising your dietary sources of…