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Home Birth in BC Now Considered Safe For Low Risk Pregnancies

Jan 08, 2015 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
 

Clean needle technique

Dec 11, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Late last month a BC acupuncture clinic was

A real Hello

Dec 04, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
When I went running yesterday, I noticed that everyone I passed looked me in the face, which - speaking from the perspective of a jogger - i

The Link-Flinging Battle - Does milk really do a body good?

Dec 03, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Wait for it...

Fact or Fiction?

Nov 25, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
With the intention of writing a blog debunking some common health myths, I went (as any bright, thorough, clever professional would do) straight to google. I scrolled through dozens of pages that named countless common beliefs: Can you catch up on lost sleep? Do I need to drink 8 glasses of water a day? Does wearing a hat make you bald? (does anyone really believe that, though?) Is dairy actually good for me, or what?

Folic Acid Vs Folate During Pregnancy

Nov 10, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Focusing my practice on fertility means that I eventually end up treating a lot of pregnant women.

Breastfeeding and Assisted Reproductive Therapies

Nov 08, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
As most of you know, the best start for a new baby involves breastfeeding.

Canola: What Kind of Plant is that, Anyway?

Nov 08, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Right up into my twenties I thought that yellow flowering crop in Southern Alberta  was the Canola plant. Little did I know Canola is, well, made-up; it doesn’t even exist.  
 

Acupuncture for Labour and Delivery

Jul 18, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
As it turns out, acupressure can shorten duration of labour and reduce use of interventi

The Conversation

Jul 14, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
I’m not much of a facebooker.

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