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Mother and Child are Connected on a Cellular Level

Jul 31, 2012

A Doula friend shared a beautiful post recently on the connection between mother and child during pregnancy and afterward. A phenomenon called "fetomaternal microchimerism" is when cells from a fetus pass through the placenta into the mother's body and can stay there for decades.

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My baby is breech. Can acupuncture help?

Jul 27, 2012

I received this question from a Vancouver woman who wanted to know about turning a breech baby using acupuncture and moxibustion"

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Endometriosis surgery or natural approach

Jul 25, 2012

I received this question privately about what Chinese medicine and acupuncture can offer a young woman suffering with endometriosis who is scheduled for surgery. Currently, she is not trying to get pregnant. 


Hi, Lorne:

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Acubalance Fertility diet better than low carbohydrate diet when looking for both weight loss (long term) and health

Jun 30, 2012

The Globe & Mail article "How to keep the Pounds Off with the Right Diet" by Leslie Beck shares how anyone who has successfully lost weight only to watch the pounds slowly creep back knows that losing weight isn’t the hard part; it’s maintaining a weight loss that is difficult.  The good news is the Acubalance Fertility diet is better than a low-carb

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Acubalance agrees with Dr OZ We both like the PGX fibre sticks to help with weight loss.

Jun 30, 2012

Acubalance agrees with Dr. OZ, and we both like the PGX fibre sticks to help with weight loss.

Acubalance now carries PGX Granule Sticks and Glucosmart capsules to help women regulate their insulin and blood sugar to allow for easier weight loss.

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Using Chinese medicine to reverse premature fertility decline by Dr. Lorne Brown, Dr TCM FABORM

Jun 21, 2012

There’s been a lot in the news lately about how female fertility declines dramatically after the women turn 35. Of course age matters and if you’re in your 20s or early 30s and wondering if now’s the time to expand your family, don’t wait. But what if you’re one of the millions of women in your late 30s or 40s who discovered love late or only now decided to add to your family?

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Turning Back the Reproductive Clock with Traditional Chinese Medicine

May 01, 2012

I was a guest blogger on Dr Veronica's website: Wellness for the Real World.

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The Last Days of Pregnancy: A Place of In-Between

Apr 12, 2012

I recently read a article from Mothering Magazine which made me grateful to the women I work with, who allow me to be present throughout their pregnancy journey.

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Vitamin D helps with Menstrual Cramps and Infertility

Apr 12, 2012

Spring is starting to finally spring in Vancouver, and hopefully we will start getting less of those dreary cloudy days and more gloriously sunny ones. Because we are more sun-deprived here in Vancouver, it is very important to maintain healthy levels of Vitamin D.

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Acupuncture and Stress Relief

Mar 15, 2012

Patients often report that they feel an increased sense of well-being, less anxious, and more calm with regular acupuncture treatments. We all know that acupuncture reduces stress, but a recent study confirms it. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found that acupuncture significantly reduces a protein linked to chronic stress.