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How to nurture self-esteem in children

Nurturing self-esteem in children provides the basis for an adult who can thrive in life, but cultiv...

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Do your kids have nature-deficit disorder?

As children spend more time indoors in front of screens, they’re missing out on the health and wel...

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How to manage your child's anger

Children get angry, just like adults, but they too can learn strategies to work through their emotio...

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Design you child's bedroom for wellbeing

Vastu and feng shui principles can help you create a healthy haven of rest and relaxation for your c...

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Have a healthy baby

There is growing evidence that your maternal health at conception and during pregnancy is a strong indicator of the health status of your baby into adulthood. Preconception healthcare is vital.Read more »

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Something new in Homeopathy

Homeopath's argues that bamboo is of great use when emotional problems are compounded by hormonal problems. Read about the newest homeopathic remedy.Read more »

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How about an easier pregnancy?

Pregnancy should be a time of wonder and fulfillment for all women. However, it appears common that far too many mothers see it as an affliction. Here are some hints to enjoy this magic time.Read more »

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Is your baby wearing the right nappy?

Did you know that your child can be exposed to up to 48 different chemicals from disposable nappies and disposable wipes. Here are some top tips to help you decide which nappy to buy.Read more »

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Give your baby a loving birth

The way your baby is treated at birth will impact on whether they reach their full potential. Learn about making your birthing room warm, with low lights and soft voices.Read more »

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Having difficulty getting pregnant?

Complementary therapies can assist with unexplained infertility. These techniques can assist in regulating the menstrual cycle, invigorating sperm and enhancing your entire body.Read more »

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Nurture your baby through your own touch

The first form of communication for a baby is through the skin. Babies that receive extra touch therapy, on average, have a hospital day shorter by six days.Read more »

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Empowerment through childbirth

Childbirth is a right of passage and allows women to experience the body and mind’s awe-inspiring abilities. Although medical advancements have given us choices in the way we bring our babies into the world, these options have stripped away our belief in the power of the human body.Read more »

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Reduce pain during childbirth. Yes please!

The philosophy behind hypnobirthing helps parents-to-be with the uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the birth of their child. Gain an understanding of how birthing muscles work in harmony when your body is relaxed.Read more »

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Replace stress with a feeling of wellbeing!

Treatment during pregnancy is intended to alleviate emotional and physical stress. Learn how homeopathy can restore the mind, body and soul to a feeling of wellbeing.Read more »

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Is conventional vaccination safe?

Vaccination reactions can be fatal or seriously disabling. Coupled with the fact that the safety standards for vaccines are unacceptably low, this makes it even more questionable.Read more »

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Have you considered the benefits of a homebirth?

The soaring epidural rates are distressing to say the least. Homebirths result in 70-80 per cent of births being procedure free - compared to 10 per cent of hospital births.Read more »

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Get a helping hand during your pregnancy

Therapies such as massage, kinesiology, osteopathy and acupuncture play an important role in treating a problem pregnancy.Read more »

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Give your child space to develop his own identity

Become realistic about what you want from your children. Unrealistic expectations can have a damaging effect and stifle their growth prospects.Read more »

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No more back pain!

Carrying a baby is hard work and can often lead to back problems. The Feldenkrais method of body education has devised a series of movements that can re-educate your body to deal with this stress.Read more »

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Do you want an easier pregnancy?

The ongoing care of a female support person such as a doula can radically reduce the chance of caesarean. A doula is for your exclusive use, offering guidance, support and reassurance.Read more »

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Have a blissful birth

Ayurveda's art of obstetrics can reduce the chance of disturbance during your pregnancy. When the expectant mother is showered with love, this will filter through to the baby.Read more »

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To circumcise or not?

The complications associated with circumision are not as rare as parents are led to believe. One in every 200 cases end in side effects with one in 500 leading to serious complications.Read more »