Adenomyosis Awareness Month

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April is Adenomyosis Awareness month. Never heard of adenomyosis? Not surprising, it’s even less spoken about than endometriosis. Adenomyosis is also often misdiagnosed as endometriosis because the symptoms are so similar. But where endometriosis is where the lining of the womb migrates into the body, with adenomysosis it grows into the muscle of the womb. There’s a very negative message … Read More

Unity

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Unity

I support independent midwives. I support private midwives. I support NHS midwives. I support doulas. I support women who choose any of the above to share their birthing journey. I support women who choose none of the above to share their birthing journey. Let us support each other. I believe that women want the best for their birth and for … Read More

The energetics of PCOS

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The energetics of PCOS

What are the energetics of PCOS? The short answer is, every woman is different. So, we’ll talk in generalities…. Ovarian cysts are due to hormonal imbalance and flow, a blockage; they are a problem of cold and dampness. This blockage can be either physical (biological) or energetic (spiritual). Sometimes PCOS runs in families. However, it does not have a genetic … Read More

A few thoughts about Mizan practitioner training

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A few thoughts on Mizan practitioner training

I receive many emails asking me to explain Mizan training. So I thought it might be a good idea to put a few thoughts about Mizan practitioner training into words. It is surprisingly tough to describe the ethos of the training, there are many facets, each of which will connect to different women in different ways, or at different times. The first … Read More

5 tips to boost your fertility

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Boost your fertility

5 tips to boost your fertility: because it is not something you either have or don’t have and you can increase your chances of conceiving. Eating your way to pregnancy Good nutrition for your own health is generally good for conception and pregnancy, too. Consider changing to an organic diet. If you can only afford one organic food, make it chicken. Non-organic chicken … Read More

Natural help for PCOS

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It’s estimated that PCOS affects 1 in 5 women in the UK. That’s a lot of women. In fact, it is the most common female hormone condition. It can manifest differently in each woman and can be devastating to a woman’s self esteem. But if you are affected, there is help for PCOS. There are many possible symptoms that may indicate … Read More

Will the adult please stand up?

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Will the adult please stand up?

Will the adult please stand up? Or, some thoughts on ageing. The male family members were otherwise engaged, so there was just myself and my daughters sitting down to dinner. Which gave us a good opportunity for some girl talk. There’s less mother and daughter stuff now, as they are both young women, so it was a chance for some … Read More

Why you should wrap your womb

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Whatever you call it – womb wrapping, belly binding, the faja (Spanish for belt, or girdle), supporting the womb by tying a piece of fabric around the lower abdomen is a great way to support womb healing. I’ve had a few questions about it, so here are some thoughts on why, when and how to wrap your womb. The womb … Read More

8 tips to help with IBS

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IBS can be difficult to diagnose because of the wide and often conflicting range of symptoms experienced. For example, some with IBS will have constipation, others will have diarrhoea and yet others will see saw between the two extremes. Although both men and women suffer with IBS, it is more common in the female population. It’s estimated that as high … Read More

Healing Perspective on Pain

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Healing perspective on pain

When we experience acute or chronic illness, recurrent patterns of emotional hardship, trauma, or dysfunction, we often want to know ‘why?’ At the same time, we may harbour a secret belief that somehow we’ve brought this on ourselves, by something we’ve done, or by some earlier life trauma that can never be erased. The typical approach to illness and pain, … Read More