I feel the most in balance and at home when I am surrounded by Nature. There is no greater medicine than laying back in the earth with the trees above me, my dog next to me, the ground below me and a stream running beside me. This deep gratitude and connection that I have to Nature inspires my...
Featured Blog Entry
Since we both work on Monday evenings, Emily and I have hatched a plan to make use of our Monday mornings in the pursuit of better health.
We are only just starting to understand the role gut bacteria plays in our digestion, immune system, and general health. Recently, Dr. Kjersti Aagaard et.al, published a new study on the role gut bacteria plays in pregnancy, and fetal health.
According to new research, marijuana might damage sperm in more than one way. Not only can marijuana affect the size, shape and quality of men’s sperm (those parameters they measure on a semen analysis), but it can also impact the way they swim.
How long will sperm survive?
While doing your preconception work, changing your diet and taking your vitamins, it’s very important to cut down on the number of toxins you encounter on a daily basis to reduce the burden on your body’s detox systems. But once you have children, it may be even more important to take a look at what’s in the products you use in your home and on the skin of your loved ones.
I just finished my second prenatal workshop in three weeks. It is such a pleasure being able to educate and empower women (and their partners) with tools to improve their pregnancy and birth. Some great questions were raised at yesterday's Natural Childbirth talk about foods and supplements to improve strength and stamina during the birthing process, how to protect the pelvic floor and how to improve breast milk supply.
I am truly floored by how often during a working day I find myself saying the following: "The symptoms you have are quite common. But just because something is common, doesn’t mean that it’s normal. Any time your body is showing you a symptom, it’s a marker of something going on at a deeper level."