Acupuncture is widely recognised to help induce labour, ripening the cervix at full term and shortening the time between expected due date and actual time of delivery. Specific acupoints can also help to reposition the baby, in the case of posterior, transverse or breech position. Induction treatment encourages efficient [...]
Many moons ago, living in Hong Kong, I had my first taste of the wondrous healing tonics coming from the kitchens in the homes of my local friends. A couple of them noticed my interest and generously began to teach me the ins and outs of using health remedies [...]
Spring is the season of new life. Flowers bloom, plants bear fruit, and baby animals emerge. What better time then, to discuss our own reproductive health?
Current figures estimate one in six couples experience difficulty conceiving. Whether this is due to an underlying medical condition (think polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), [...]