The Best Milk Boosting Smoothies

Yippee its official - Summer has finally arrived. Yes that's right, yesterday was our  summer solstice and we had an incredible 16 hours of brilliant sunshine here on the south coast and it was HOT HOT HOT!!  Plus its THE WEEKEND! So - what better way to celebrate than by getting my smoothie maker out and…

Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness

Why do we get morning sickness? Well, although women have been giving birth for over a million years -  Unbelievably, doctors are still uncertain about the exact causes of morning sickness. The ever-popular theory is that it is the bodies reaction to the hCG hormone (human chorionic gonadotropin) which is the hormone that is present…

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Cesarean Sections – What no one tells you

The first time I had a cesarean section, it was all very rushed and unexpected and I wasn't prepared in any way. I hadn't even contemplated that my daughter would be born any other way than vaginally. My son- four years later was also born via C-section so I now wear my war wounds like…