5th Vital Sign

5th Vital Sign

Our relationship to our first menarche (period) shapes our relationship to life, ourselves and our body.  In Chinese Medicine, as women our menstrual cycle is our 5th vital sign. Just like the four vital signs~ body temperature, blood pressure, respiratory rate, heart...
What is egg quality and how to improve it?

What is egg quality and how to improve it?

In the fertility space “egg quality” is often discussed at length…so what does egg quality MEAN & why does it matter? Firstly, when a woman is born, she already has all of the eggs (oocytes) she’ll ever have in her ovaries (approx 400,000)....
Why we need to be our own health advocate

Why we need to be our own health advocate

There is one important message I need you to know…painful periods are N O T normal. Let that sink in for a minute…   If you have ever been told painful periods are normal, this is not acceptable. That this is what women normally go through, it is not...
How to Work With Your Menstrual Cycle

How to Work With Your Menstrual Cycle

We’re going deep and quick into the practicalities of the menstrual cycle today. You will be introduced to new terms; you will say ‘ohhhhh’ and you will grab your 2020 diary and feel inspired to reschedule a couple of things. This is not about limiting people with a...
The Anatomy of the Uterus

The Anatomy of the Uterus

At school we were never taught about our female anatomy, reproductive system or menstrual cycle.  Today, I’m going to take you on a journey so you can visualise your uterus and understand its true function and anatomy. You can find your uterus located in the female...