5 SIMPLE BUT POWERFUL TIPS FOR SELF CARE DURING THE HOLIDAYS For many, the holiday season can be stressful. Financial strain, complex family obligations, unwanted triggers from the past and nutritional overindulgences (a.k.a. overeating and drinking) marks for a not so merry December. Here are some “free” tips to help you navigate a busy December.
By Maddy Robinson (shortlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize) What are Chinese herbs? Chinese herbs have been used for over 2,000 years to treat a myriad of health conditions and their usage has continued well into the 21st century. Traditionally, herbs were bought in an herbal shop in a bark format and wrapped in […]
What is a Birth Plan? Whether you are planning a natural (no medication) or a medically assisted (epidural) birth, a birth plan is a great way to ensure that your intentions and wishes are being met before, during and after your birth experience. A Birth Plan is a document that you (and your partner) write […]
By: Karly Lynn Certified Holistic Nutritionist TM Lately, the topic of PCOS has been coming up in conversation quite a bit. I know from working at the clinic that many women are faced with this hormonal condition. I wanted to gather some information to share with women that was factual and concise as to what they […]
Why Prenatal Yoga? Are you pregnant? Are your hips tight? Is your back aching? Do you feel stressed and overwhelmed about the impending birth of your child? If you have answered yes to one or more of the questions stated above, prenatal yoga may be something you would like to consider including into your weekly […]
What’s all the talk about Midwives? Lately there has been quite a bit of chatter within the clinic about midwives and how they can assist you during your birth process. I thought that it would be a good opportunity for me to give you some information on what a midwife can offer, how they are […]
Aphrodisiacs- Common foods that hold Super Powers When I was thinking about a topic for my first blog post, I was wondering what would be a common topic that is relatable to most people. The idea of aphrodisiacs popped into my head. Who doesn’t love food and sex, and the combination of both- GENIOUS! The […]