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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 [...]

Breast Milk Supply and Nutrition Part 2

Following on from our previous post which delves into the Chinese Medicine perspective on breast milk supply, this week we have written what this can actually look like and Kim's top 10 tips to include if you are having lactation issues. In the first week post partum, the new mother needs warming. This is not [...]

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, [...]

Sugar sugar sugar

Most of us don’t really consciously think about Diabetes. However the way that the Western diet has developed following the rise of agriculture really has many of us moving steadily in that direction.   Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic health condition in Australia. Almost 5% of all Australians already have Diabetes, and that number [...]

Food and Fertility

Wherever you are at in your fertility journey, it is really important that you take a really good look at your diet. Thankfully, most medical professionals at least now recommend supplemental nutrients (for example folate or iron), however most of them do not talk about the intricacies of nutrition, which is why so many women [...]

Self-Sabotage – Why do we do it and how can we move beyond it?

This is one of the most common blocks women come to us with…and we’ve totally been there but just like our clients, we’ve now got the tools necessary to move beyond the pattern…  You see it all starts with bringing awareness to the “why” because until we get clear on why it is we do what we [...]

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 [...]