Posts made in November, 2016

Could a silent infection be causing your infertility?

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 in Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Could a silent infection be causing your infertility?

1 of the most overlooked things when struggling for a baby, is whether or not either of you have a genito-urinary infection. Many genito-urinary infections have no symptoms and so can easily be missed.  Plus there is the stigma attached which often puts people off from getting checked out. They can impact your immune system and lead to inflammation which may stop you from falling pregnant and affect your fertility, or even lead to miscarriage. Some are transferred sexually whilst others are viruses or bacterial infections that can be spread via skin to skin contact. Infections to look out...

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Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 in Food, Snacks

Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

One of my all-time favourites is rhubarb and apple crumble.  It’s the perfect comfort food whilst being (relatively) healthy! This recipe is gluten-free making it a good choice if you’ve decided to give your body a break from gluten. The fibre in rhubarb is great for helping with constipation and keeping you regular; it’s really important to have good digestive health when you’re trying for a baby as you need to ensure that your body is absorbing all the nutrients it needs to support not only yourself through the demands of pregnancy but also your baby.  It’s...

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Orange & Parsley Smoothie

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in Blog, Drinks

Orange & Parsley Smoothie

This orange & parsley smoothie was a beautiful start to my day.  Light, refreshing and nourishing all at the same time.  The orange is packed full of vitamin C and fibre coupled with parsley which is rich in vitamin C and folate. The beetroot is a good source of folate which is an important fertility nutrient for both male and female.  The lovely salad kale which is basically smaller kale leaves are also oozing antioxidants and is great for providing support for our over-taxed livers. Ingredients 1 large navel, peeled and quartered large handful of salad kale or baby spinach large...

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