Category Archives: Fertility

Phase Three – Ovulation

This is the pivotal time of the menstrual cycle in Chinese Medicine. As the fullness of Yin reaches its total capacity ovulation occurs and Yin switches to Yang.

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Laughter for Fertility

We all know it is true what they say about laughter being good for the soul. Well, now it seems to be a good medicine, especially for those struggling with fertility.

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Ovarian Reserve

How useful is the AMH blood test? There was a very interesting article in The Age that we though would be good to share. It’s about the anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) blood test and its accuracy.

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Phase One – The Menstrual Flow

Going With The Flow The menstrual flow speaks volumes about the state of our reproductive health. It is a concept that is simple to grasp, in fact you would think it was almost an unnecessary statement, however it is something we vary rarely stop to think about.

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The Menstrual Cycle: An Overview

The Yin and Yang of the Menstrual Cycle It’s surprising how may of us women have very little idea of how the menstrual cycle works. Although after years on the pill and being told “if you have unprotected sex, you will get pregnant” maybe its not so surprising after all…

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Nourishing Life

Nourishing Life, and Fertility Yang Sheng, in Chinese, means to ‘nourish life’. The principles are based on the preservation of health, not just the treatment of disease.

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Fish, omega 3’s, mercury and pregnancy

The question of eating fish while trying to conceive and during pregnancy seems to come up a lot. On one hand we need the essential fatty acids that fish offers for the health and development of the baby’s eyes, brain and nervous system.

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