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Nutrition for breastfeeding

Nutrition for breastfeeding

The transition into motherhood is incredibly unique. Every new mother will have a completely different experience to the next, and although the body physiologically goes through the same changes - the way you experience these changes is unique to you alone. It’s pretty amazing, but there’s no denying that the rapid change in hormones postpartum can be really tough to navigate. To understand how you can best support your body through these changes, it’s important to know how your hormones are fluctuating throughout this transition.  Your hormones postpartum After nine months of growing a little human inside you, your hormones begin...

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Tyla Cornish
How gut health impacts hormonal balance

How gut health impacts hormonal balance

If you’re wondering how you should tackle your symptoms of hormonal imbalance, your gut health may be the last thing on your mind. But if you speak with any naturopath, nutritionist or dietitian, you’ll soon realise (after the many questions related to your 💩) that gut health can be the cause of many hormonal complaints, from acne to estrogen dominance. Our gut has a widespread influence on our body as a whole, and if our gut health isn’t in tip top shape, we can feel it in so many ways.  Our gut microbiome refers to the trillions of bacteria that...

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Tyla Cornish
adaptogens for hormonal balance

5 Adaptogens for hormonal balance

The impact of the last few years has definitely taken a toll on many of us. The stress and burnout from the ongoing uncertainty of the world around us has impacted our health in more ways than one. While we’ve had no choice but to adjust to a new norm, we may not realise just how much our hormones have taken a hit from the ongoing stress. Stress has such a widespread influence on almost every organ system within the body, and it’s arguably the biggest factor that influences our hormones. With the environment we live in today, it’s no...

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Lauryce Moore
Heavy Periods

Heavy Periods

Heavy periods, painful periods that interfere with your daily life shouldn’t be something you have to deal with each month. Getting to the bottom of your heavy periods and identifying the root cause is possible!   So how heavy is too heavy when it comes to the menstrual phase of your cycle?    -       Changing tampons/pads more than every 2 hours -       Needing to change menstrual products throughout the night -       Wearing double menstrual products -       Bleeding clots larger than a 50 cent coin   Causes of heavy...

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