Acupuncture Fertility

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My story- IVF & Natural Killer Cells

My fertility journey started quite some time ago at the start of 2014. My husband and I had just started "trying" and fell pregnant pretty quickly but miscarried very early on in what appeared to have been a chemical pregnancy. Being the impatient person that I am I decided to start looking into our fertility [...]

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

It’s International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day today, October 15th. This is a special day set aside by Sands Australia to honour all the babies we have lost, through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Losing a baby is a deeply traumatic experience. We hope it never happens to us. But if it does, nothing [...]

Spring has sprung!

Spring is upon us and already our activity levels are increasing. It is the time to shake off the dormancy of winter and make like a little spring seed, unfurling, unfolding and growing new foliage. I mean this physically, mentally and spiritually. Our activity levels naturally increase. Our connection with nature grows as we start [...]

Breast Milk Supply and Nutrition Part 1

Today in our blog we are talking about nutrition and breast milk supply. After labour, breast milk supply can sometimes be a struggle for mothers. Whilst some mother’s can produce enough supply, for those who have low milk supply feelings of stress, guilt, worry and frustration can take over. The way your baby nurses also affects [...]

Unlocking your fertility potential

You’ve decided you’re ready for a baby. Congratulations! We know how exciting this time can be. Yet we also know that attempting to make an entirely new human can be emotional, tough and frustrating. While you can't always control the fertility process, there are many things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving, [...]

Restoring your energy this Winter

Here we are in the thick of Winter. This time of year is what we call in Chinese medicine the “Yin” time of year.   What is yin? The qualities of yin energy are soft, slow, flow, create, inwards, reflective, cool, feminine, reserve, conserve, rest, digest.   Winter is the perfect time to embrace this [...]

Tips to optimise Winter through Chinese Medicine

The Artic Chill has well and truely settled in and is here to stay, which seems crazy as it felt like yesterday we were bathed in sunshine and running around in t-shirts. Just like how the seasons change we need to adapt our routine and lifestyle to that of our environment. Moving from the hot, [...]

Can Candida impact your fertility?

Candida, aka thrush, is not just an uncomfortable itch women sometimes get. Even without the telltale cottage-cheese like discharge, you may have an overgrowth of the Candida yeast (and that’s whether you are female or male!), and it may be having a significant impact on your health and fertility.   Candida Albicans and other forms [...]

The Impact of Insulin on our Hormones and Fertility

Did you realise that every time you eat, it sends a message to your hormones? Women’s Hormones work as an intricate system, using a continuous feedback loop. When one hormone is out of balance, the others will adjust and thus fall out of balance as well. When we think of Women’s Health, we immediately associate estrogen, [...]

ANGEA STAFF PROFILE: Viv Klaver

Viv Klaver - Nutritionist.  B (Psych), BSc (Nut Med) Viv has always been a science nerd, and although she initially started in the corporate world after studying a Bachelor of Psychology and Business, she very quickly realized she didn’t want a desk job. She loves all things food and health, so she went back to [...]