Amy Forth / 11.12.2017

I've seen hundreds of IVF patients over the years and everyone wants the same thing…SUCESS.  But how do we get this? Patients must navigate a sometimes tricky terrain of IVF treatment, which often involves a steep learning curve. Here are a few things I've learnt from patients and how they've achieved success. (In this case, success is making a baby, staying sane and healthy, and enriching the relationships you have around you while undergoing IVF). 1. Choose a specialist carefully Of course, you say. It's like choosing someone to work with on...

Kate Johnston / 06.12.2017

Our hormones are chemical messengers that are vital for the functioning of every system in the body, and while our body is always working to keep us well, our modern diet and lifestyle is not always supportive of hormone balance which can lead to the rise of conditions such as endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, thyroid dysfunction and infertility to name a few! But don't despair - there is so much that can be done to support healthy hormones in both men and women!   Eat a wholefoods diet It sounds too simple to be true,...

Natasha Olynick (Previous Practitioner) / 02.12.2017

Don’t stress about eating the occasional treat Our bodies are really good at keeping us in homeostasis (balance) so it’s what we do MOST of the time that counts. I believe in 80/20 eating - 80% of the time eat to nourish your body and 20% of the time eat to nourish your soul. Occasional treats shared with your loved ones fall into the soul food category. Now can someone please pass a cuppa and a slice of my Mum’s fruit cake? Keep a water bottle handy Because it seems all the most...

Rosie Hamilton / 04.11.2017

The squat is becoming increasingly popular in the fitness world, and rightly so. It's such an important movement for the human body to be able to perform and you'd be surprised at the number of people who can't perform a squat AT ALL, let alone properly. Research documents that the action of a squat activates around 200 muscles, including obviously the lower limbs, but also hip rotators and core muscles which help in stabilisation. The squat is an essential movement to keep the pelvic floor active and strong. Our western culture...