Emilie's Blog

Reduced premature labour rates with omega supplementation? There’s nothing fishy about that.

Dec 06, 2018 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM
A new updated Chochrane Review published November 15th, 2018, has shown that a higher intake of foods containing omega‐3 long‐chain polyunsat

Treating period pain with acupuncture.

Nov 27, 2018 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM
Here at Acubalance we are known for helping people on their fertility journeys and paths to becoming parents. What I really wish people knew, is that you don’t need to be trying to have a baby to come for treatment. 

Life after loss. What to do after you have a miscarriage.

Oct 17, 2018 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM
In honour of pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, let me first give my sincerest condolences for all of those who have lost pregnancies, babies, children, and a little piece of themselves in the process.

Improving sperm health; top reasons why people aren’t seeking treatment and why they should.

Oct 09, 2018 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM
I’m not going to lie, I’m always a little disappointed at the lack of men in my schedule.
An embryo is 50/50 sperm and egg. Even if there is a known egg or uterine factor to infertility, sperm is still bringing 50% of the genes to the table.


Sep 26, 2018 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM

PCOS and not ovulating regularly? (PART A)

Sep 16, 2018 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM

Welcome back Dr. Emilie Salomons!

Aug 11, 2018 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM
I am very pleased to be returning to clinical work starting August 26th, 2018. Time has flown by! This will be my 13th year in practice and the start of my 9th year with Acubalance.

Pregnancy supplements 101

Jun 12, 2017 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM
There seems to be a polarized debate on supplements these days. I feel like every week I read an article talking about how supplements failed to do what they claimed they would do, but then supplementation is still highly recommended in many conditions. Add a pregnancy to this debate and things get even more heated, and confusing.

Famous Infertility- why it matters to hear that celebrities struggle to conceive.

May 10, 2017 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM
It's hard to relate to celebrities. The lavish parties, the expensive clothes and jewelry, insane private island getaways, cleaners, cooks, chauffeurs, the list goes on. And yet, naturally, we look for ways that 'the stars' are just like us.

Cigarettes as self-care?

Apr 12, 2017 | Emilie Salomons Dr. TCM, FABORM
In my twenties, while studying full time, I worked nights as a homecare aid, weekends at MEC and lived in a slightly hectic apartment with two sweet, but messy guys and a dog. I was stressed and under-slept, and occasionally would fantasize about picking verbal fights with strangers on the street (repressed anger and frustration much?).