category: Pregnancy

Can Acupuncture Increase Your Chances to Conceive with IVF?

March 25, 2019

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine have long been used to help couples conceive naturally, but what many people don’t know is that it can also work in tandem with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to increase your chances of getting pregnant. Homerton University Hospital Study A recent study from Homerton University Hospital in London, England found that […]

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The Most Important Vitamin in Pregnancy? Vitamin D?

April 23, 2018

Could this be the Most Important Vitamin in Pregnancy? Trying to conceive or are currently pregnant? It’s important to get your Vitamin D levels tested. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D in it’s active form is actually a hormone. And like many hormones, appropriate levels are necessary for you to function at your best. We […]

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Pre-birth Acupuncture: A Proactive Approach to a Happy and Healthy Labour!

June 13, 2016

A Proactive Approach to a Happy and Healthy Labour! By Jonathan Handel Acupuncture is a great tool for many concerns that women have during their pregnancies. In recent years acupuncture has been gaining more and more recognition for its ability to help expectant mothers maintain optimal health and quality of life in a way that […]

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Therapeutic Touch

December 07, 2015

  By Nancy Brooks, BMusA, Art.Dip., RMT When a registered massage therapist lays their hands on you, you know it. The healing power of touch has been proven by study after study. Why do it? It’s a powerful experience. One in which YOU, the patient are in control. Yes. Many people shy away from using their […]

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Change: Can it Really be Simple?

September 14, 2015

Change: Can it really be simple? Simple change—sounds almost paradoxical, doesn’t it? If change is simple, then why is there so much resistance to it? Even when we know the change would be positive, even when we know in our hearts it’s what’s best, there is resistance. Lean into the resistance. What’s holding you back? […]

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Easing Into Fall

September 08, 2015

Let’s be honest. The initial transition from summer to fall can be really hard. I don’t know about you but fall always seems to do a sneak attack on me. One day, I’m out with my toes in the grass and the next, I’m yanking a jacket out of the closet lamenting the end of […]

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5 Simple Steps for a Fresh Health Start

August 31, 2015

  By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND September is associated with back-to-school for the kids, which means both new books and new beginnings. I propose that we should all take advantage of this symbolic time of year to kick the bad habits of summer aside and focus on how we can give our health the […]

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I Do Not Love Yoga – A Poem by Meghan Walsh

August 18, 2015

I DO NOT LOVE YOGA ~ A poem by Meghan Walsh, Yoga Therapist I do not ‘Love’ yoga the way I Love a friend or a painting or a pet Yoga is how I choose to heal and learn and grow and surrender and let go I respect yoga, it’s tradition and philosophy I honor […]

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Physical Restoration Through Breathing and Mindful Movement

August 10, 2015

By: Odette Oliver, RMT In our fast paced world the ‘energy’, the ‘buzz’ our cities create have led us to set our goals very high for everything; but the stress of our work, and our play, is slowly taking its toll. We rush around with heads down, eat while on the move, constantly check or […]

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Getting Mindful: Taking The Time To Just Breathe

July 27, 2015

By: Corinne K. We live in a world of instant gratification. With the world at our fingertips, it’s easy to assume that we can have everything yesterday and now. Along with that comes the tendency to rush through things. “I don’t have time for that.” “Hurry up, I don’t have all day.” “Time is money.” […]

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