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How Do the Seasons Change a Mans Fertility?

Apr 16, 2014

Sperm motility, concentration and morphology are always changing! Not only with age but even during the seasons. This 2013 study has shown how the 4 seasons boost a mans fertility or takes away from it!

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Preparing for postpartum

Apr 09, 2014

There is so much emphasis on childbirth that women (as well as friends and family) forget that what happens after the birth is just as important for the wellbeing of mom.

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One Small Positive Thought In The Morning

Apr 07, 2014

This morning, I was greeted in my inbox by an email from a patient that made me smile. I was reminded of the saying: “one small positive thought in the morning can change your entire day.” Today I am grateful to this patient for sharing her positive story with me. It is a true testament of the ability of dietary changes to greatly affect physical and emotional health.

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Stress and its Effects on Pregnancy Rates

Apr 04, 2014

It’s the classic marriage scene: He says “Honey, let’s make love so we can relax”. She says “Let’s relax so we can make love!” Either way, there’s no denying the message: stress has a profound impact on our relationships and our intimate lives. It’s a mood-killer. As it turn out, it’s also a fertility-killer.

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One Thing That Can Decrease Your Chances of Conceiving by 29 Percent Every Month!

Mar 28, 2014

One of the most common suggestions to couples trying to conceive is "just don't get stressed about it and it will happen". Such simple advice that is so difficult to implement!! Few things are more frustrating to hear when couples are trying everything to get pregnant.

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How Would You Like to Die of Old Age? Well, Here's How!

Mar 27, 2014

It turns out that giving gratitude is actually more satisfying than receiving it, according to some recent research; in fact, connecting with others and cultivatin

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Induction rates soaring, along with concerns over it’s safety.

Mar 26, 2014

A new article in the Vancouver Sun on Monday highlighted the growing concerns around our soaring induction rates and the dangers associated with doing unnecessary inductions.

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British Columbia Medical Doctors learning from acupuncturists and naturopaths

Mar 26, 2014

A headline in today’s local Vancouver paper (The Vancouver Sun) stated physical exercise can now be prescribed by physicians.  Exercise is the best medicine. 

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Men Have A Biological Clock!!

Mar 25, 2014
It's been shown that as men age the amount of DNA abnormalities increase. This can increase the time it takes to achieve a pregnancy as well as increase possible abnormalities such as autism or schizophrenia!
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5 things you should do before you give birth.

Mar 24, 2014

In a sea of well meaning mother-in-laws, girlfriends and pregnancy forums, it can sometimes be overwhelming deciding what you need to do to prepare for the birth of your child. Having worked in the birth community for 10 years as a doula, an acupuncturist and a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, I have seen a lot of birth preparation fads come and go.