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Dads Grieve for Miscarriage Too

Miscarriages, like the pregnancies they end, have almost always been thought of as having an emotional impact only on women. But this simply isn't true. There's no question that men don't suffer the physical pain of a miscarriage, but our emotional pain can – and often is – as severe...

Infant Massage - Relaxing for two

If you’ve been following my advice, you’ve scrubbed, soothed, massaged and generally relaxed yourself through every single day of your pregnancy.  Now you want to nurture your baby.  Technically speaking, this is not a massage for you. But as caressing your new baby’s perfect little body is likely to release...

First Trimester Fashion - Avoid Sizing Up

You’re pregnant -- time for the glowing skin, boundless energy and fabulous maternity fashion your friends have all raved about!  Right.  Unfortunately what they failed to tell you is that they were talking about the second trimester.  The first trimester tends to be full of nausea, food aversions and clothes...

Acupuncture for Fertility

So, you’ve spent your entire life trying not to get pregnant, and have finally decided that the time is right (or as close to right as possible, after measuring out the exact date of conception that will allow you to attend your sister’s wedding, miss your partner’s family reunion, and...

Promote Fertility - Rose Bubble Bath

What can be more romantic than a rose, especially if it is red? The essential oil from red roses is a strong aphrodisiac and is believed to promote fertility. It is said that Cleopatra used to take baths with milk and rose petals. Why not give Mother Nature a push...