A Natural Approach to Pregnancy, Q&A

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…

Why Magnesium In Pregnancy Is So Important

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…

Preventing Gestational Diabetes & Pre-Term Labour

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…

Preventing Cramps, Headaches & High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Preventing Cramps, Headaches & High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Magnesium is our powerhouse mineral. It’s at the heart of every cell in the body, helping us to produce vital energy. Pregnancy is a risk factor for magnesium deficiency, making supplementation of this essential mineral essential.

5 Top Tips to Get Pregnancy Ready

5 Top Tips to Get Pregnancy Ready

So you’ve decided you want to start a family! It’s such an exciting time when this decision is made – there’s the anticipation, excitement and wonder of life itself. However, before you embark on your journey, there are a few vital things to consider. Here are my 5 top tips to prepare your body for…

Love or dread Christmas? What effect does it have on your health?

Love or dread Christmas? What effect does it have on your health?

Christmas is a time to cherish with family and friends, connect with people we may not get a chance to see throughout the year, bake more, buy more, socialise more and eat more. Joy Joy Joy! However, the trials and tribulations of Christmas can leave us feeling a little worse for wear. These user friendly…