Navigating Endometriosis: Understanding, Diagnosing, and Managing the Journey

Endometriosis is a chronic immune system and inflammatory condition where endometrial-like tissue grows outside of the uterus. It can affect a whopping 10 to 15% of women of reproductive age, 50% of those women will experience fertility problems. Around 10% of women don’t experience symptoms, yet it could be contributing to fertility problems. 90% of […]

Meegan Cares The Podcast – Navigating Menopause Naturally

I had the pleasure of catching up with my good friend Meegan Care on her latest podcast to chat about Navigating Menopause Naturally. We explore how Chinese medicine views menopause and the natural approaches to managing it. We talk about everything from diet and lifestyle changes to Chinese herbs and supplements. ABOUT Meegan Care is […]

Menopausal Musings On The Declining Libido

As we explore the declining libido leading into menopause, there can be a sense of urgency from us –  like it needs to be fixed, as though something is terribly wrong with us. But, if every system in our body is transforming into a new normal with menopause, then it makes sense that our sexuality […]

Infertility Sisters – Our chat about Acupuncture and all things fertility

Have you listened to my interview with the Infertility Sisters? Check out their podcast, where we sat down and chatted about how acupuncture works and ALL things fertility. We cover: How does acupuncture work? Chinese herbs When should someone go to acupuncture? Charting your cycle  What a good cycle looks like Use of needles in […]

Advanced Level Diploma in Fertility Acupuncture 

I have very recently completed an Advanced Level Diploma in Fertility Acupuncture. This course has been quite an achievement. Not only because of the time it needed, but the content was extremely technical in the western medicine component.   It delivered far more detail than most acupuncturists would want or need from a course. My […]

Chinese Herbs

Chinese Herbs

Chinese herbs play an important role in your treatment. They do the work when you are not lying on the table with needles. Classical TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) herbal formulas are really special. Each herb has a different purpose or role to help the body achieve harmony, but when combined, can create a healing effect […]

Your Fertility

Fertility problems are on the rise, but most  people are not actually clinically infertile. Instead, they are not in optimum reproductive health, physically, emotionally and spiritually. You have booked with me because you are: You’re having difficulty conceiving You’ve had recurrent miscarriages You’re wanting to prepare your body for conception You are waiting to undergo […]

Preparing For Conception

There are things you can implement in the 3 months leading up to trying to conceive (TTC) that are simple, nothing fancy & really practical. DIET It’s important to eat a diet that works for your body – take notice of how you feel when you eat. Do certain foods result in bloating, tiredness or […]

Blood Tests

When you work with me, it may be necessary to speak with your Doctor about ordering blood tests. It is good to know what you are asking for and why. There are a range of tests that I require in order to get the whole picture of what is happening in your body. Be open […]

Charting Your Basal Body Temperature

There are only 30 days per year that a woman can conceive! And there are a whole lot of events that must occur in the body for this to happen, like ovulation.  Temperatures can enable us to identify these opportunities and improve the chance of conceiving.  Basal Body Temperature (BBT) charting is an important tool […]