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Reflexology and Conception

  Reflexology and Conception. How reflexology helped me conceive and why I retrained. I was living with my partner; we were getting married and desperately wanted to start our own family.  I had been on the pill since I was 13 years old and expected to come off and get pregnant straight away. Unfortunately, this…

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Fertility Support Groups

Fertility Support groups Those that have suffered the pain of sub fertility will know that sometimes friends and family have the very best intentions but often find it difficult to be supportive. With the stress of fertility issues being likened to that of severe depression, heart disease or cancer, online and face to face support…

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The mind body connection for fertility

The Mind Body Connection for Fertility By Verity Paz   Do you believe that you will get pregnant?  Of course you do. At the start of your fertility journey you think within a few months of trying you will be pregnant like almost everyone you know. I know when I started my fertility journey I…

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Hormonal Imbalance

Small changes = Hormonal Balance = Greater fertility We all know that if you are having problems conceiving you should eat healthily, take daily gentle exercise, limit alcohol and caffeine and have regular sex particularly during ovulation. But did you know that some of the foods that you maybe eating can have a detrimental effect…

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What causes miscarraige

What are the main causes of miscarriage? http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/chromosome-errors-cause-many-pregnancies-end-they-are-even-detected

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Getting through Christmas when Infertile.

Getting through Christmas when Infertile. Christmas is a time for being together as a family but can be extremely painful for those struggling with infertility.  Society bombards us with messages of family and children which can be very distressing and a constant reminder that your own family in not complete. Couples feel isolated from the…

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Low Sperm Count

Let’s talk about Sperm…..  Low sperm count and infertility in men is more prevalent than most couples think. At least 40% of male factor infertility can be the cause of not getting pregnant. Whilst there are numerous tests for women to undergo to establish the cause of infertility, men have only a couple, the sperm…

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A letter to the fertile……

Written by a patient and friend. To my friends, neighbors, colleagues and relatives and also the odd stranger on the street. I am infertile. I have secondary infertility which means I cannot have another child. We’ve been trying for 4 years for a second child and only ‘managed’ 3 miscarriages. Early ones. My body rejected…

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Surviving the 2 week wait!

If you have been trying to conceive for a while you will know that surviving the 2 week wait between ovulation and your period is no mean feat! Perhaps you have undergone a medicated cycle such as IUI or IVF/FET. Each day you maybe monitoring your body for signs or symptoms that you may-be pregnant,…

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Boost your sperm count

5 Surprising ways to boost your sperm count: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/mens-health/10877711/Five-surprising-ways-to-boost-your-sperm-count.html    

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Stress and Infertility

  It is proven that stress can cause infertility, please contact us to find out how to manage stress effectively http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2587641/Stress-double-risk-infertility-women-Women-mental-strain-half-likely-conceive-12-months-trying.html

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Need some sleep?

Great article about how Reflexology can help you sleep in the Telegraph. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/alternativemedicine/3353945/Reflexology-Suddenly-I-can-sleep.html

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New NHS study pregnancy Reflexology

  A very interesting NHS funded study into the benefits of Reflexology during pregnancy. http://www.nhslocal.nhs.uk/story/how-foot-massage-can-help-pregnant-women-deliver

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Feeling Stressed? Reflexology maybe the answer.

Reflexology can work very specifically to help the body heal itself and clients will often seek a reflexologist for help with common ailments such musculo-skeletal pain, insomnia, hormonal or digestive issues. In many cases they will see their symptoms improve or disappear but, by then, they have discovered how deeply relaxing reflexology can be to…

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8 Fertility Facts

8 Surprising Fertility Facts by American Baby and Discovery Health How much do you really know about conception and staying fertile? If you’re like most of us, it’s far less than you think. In fact, when it comes to enhancing our fertility, many people have a lot to learn, says Pamela Madsen, executive director of…

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How to help back pain.

  New studies conclude that Reflexology can reduce the back pain by 40% Please click on the link below for the full story. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2306227/Reflexology-effective-painkillers-conditions-ache-arthritis.html

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Arthritis Patients – Lives Improved by Complementary Therapy

Did you know that nearly a quarter of patients with arthritis use complementary therapy to help manage there condition? Researchers interviewed 250 patients with either arthritis or osteoarthritis, those that used complementary therapy coupled with prescribed drugs reported that not only did sleep patterns and activity levels improve but pain intensity was reduced significantly.

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10 Tips for a healthy lifestyle

Blog…. 10 tips for a healthy lifestyle Smile as often as possible Walk outside every day for at least 30 minutes Drink 2 litres of water every day Make time for friends and family Don’t work to hard Sleep for 8 hours a night Treat yourself to time to yourself Be positive and look on…

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