If you’re here you already know that my focus is on women’s hormonal, sexual and pelvic health. I’m by no means an infectious disease expert; however, I do have a Master’s degree in East Asian Medicine that required me to study the pathogenesis of epidemics and various infectious diseases from both a biomedicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine point of view.Continue reading
Besides the fact that I obviously have a vested personal interest in this topic, it’s also something that women ask me about often or it comes up during a mapping session after having a baby. While this post is geared towards vaginal birth, there is also something here for cesarean birth mamas. It’s often pregnancy itself that causes internal shifts and changes in pelvic health and genital configuration. So even if a baby didn’t pass through the vaginal canal, there is still great benefit to be had in implementing some of these practices. Let’s get started…Continue reading
I have first hand experience with healing Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical dysplasia naturally. I’ve also helped other women do the same using diet changes, supplements, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, as well as addressing boundaries and other lifestyle factors.Continue reading
I recently emerged from the abyss of the first trimester of pregnancy. Now I feel I’m in a more clear and grounded place to share what I’ve learned both from my own personal experience and from supporting other women who are making this bold initiation.
Pregnancy is still mysterious in many ways and I believe it will remain that way. Many are reaching for the perfect remedy for morning sickness, fatigue, emotional ups and downs and more that come with a new pregnancy. While I fully support women finding ways to take care of themselves during pregnancy and beyond, I also realize that our need or desire to be in control of this process only extends the suffering.Continue reading
By far, one of the questions I get asked most frequently is how long or how many treatments it will take to see results with acupuncture or how long herbs will be needed. While I have a clear foundation and explanation that follows, I often feel that it’s not being fully received or understood.Continue reading