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Am I pregnant or am I peri-menopausal?

Am I pregnant or am I peri-menopausal?

I had to take a pregnancy test at Christmas...yip indeedy. I skipped my first period - I'm 46 and a half (a big half), it was going to happen sooner or later. And I was happy about that. Even though I felt a bit bloated and a bit PMSey...new word there. But I'm at the...

Urinary Stress Incontinence

Urinary Stress Incontinence

80% of women in my recent online poll said they have suffered with urinary stress incontinence. 80%?????????? I’m referring only to stress incontinence here not an overactive bladder, which is  a different issue. Yet we’re not talking about it so much.  It’s...

A story of a restored libido…and more

A story of a restored libido…and more

This is *Susan’s story which she has graciously allowed me to share.  Susan was 45 and the mum of 4 children from 3 to 16 when she first came to see me 2 years ago. She worked 3 days a week. Her husband was a farmer and "never around". She had done it all...

La la la lazy libido

La la la lazy libido

You know the scene... You get the look from your partner, the raised brow, the hopeful look? "Are you up for it?" is basically what they're saying. So are you? And if not, why not?  Because there are 100s of reasons for why women don't want to have sex with their...

The great mother myth

The great mother myth

I was walking behind a mum one day with 3 of her kids, baby in her arms, toddler running ahead and early schooler telling her all about her day.  Mum was smiling and taking it all in and I told her made it all look easy. She turned to me, smile still in place and said...

Period Sex

Period Sex

Let's talk about riding the crimson tide - Period Sex! Now I know this is a complete no-no for some people but stay with me, ok? Us woman can spend up to 6 years of our lives having a period. That's a long time to go without sex. And while some women are happier...

Our wombs are self-healing

Our wombs are self-healing

The most loving thing you can do for your womb right now is get more sleep. Our menstrual system reboots itself every 24 hours.Imagine that? It’s a self-healing force field. Between 9pm-11pm…every single night, it carries out this restorative work. The only thing is...

Insomnia in peri-menopause & menopause

Insomnia in peri-menopause & menopause

Recently I carried out extensive research among my Instagram followers (really I asked a few questions but anyhoo). I asked "What is your biggest issue with your perimenopause?" And insomnia got the biggest number of votes. So let’s have a little look at what’s...

Send a little love to your breasts

Send a little love to your breasts

Are you afraid of your breasts? I used to be too. But not now.  Now, every morning after my shower, I massage my entire body finishing with my boobs.  I send them a little love and I tell them that they are safe.  This is my ritual. I've been doing it for years.  It...

Painful Sex

Painful Sex

This is hard to talk about isn't it? But this blog post is inspired by and dedicated to the women who have shared their stories with me in the past few weeks. First off I have to say, painful sex is NOT NORMAL.  We don't have to just accept it.   And...

Please don’t hate your womb

Please don’t hate your womb

. She’s holding all the TRAUMA we’re not yet ready to process;. The sexual abuseThe disappointing sexual experiencesThe unplanned pregnancyThe abortionThe miscarriageThe stillbirthThe difficulties in conceivingThe traumatic birth. She holds it all because our MINDS...

Are you due your baby soon?

Are you due your baby soon?

For pregnant mums I offer a PRE-BIRTH PACKAGE. We'll talk about ALL your worries and your fears, even the ones you can't talk to your bestie or your mum about. Here's what you also get; *Natural homeopathic remedies for NOW which will get you into the best possible...

It’s all about perspective, isn’t it?

It’s all about perspective, isn’t it?

What? Everything! Let me tell you what happened to me this week. Monday night I worked until late.  All my cases were heavy that evening.  And as I usually do, I had a shower to wash off that heavy energy before I kissed my babies good night. Soon after, I...

This lovely lady *Clare has allowed me to share her story. "I had quite a big fibroid which rapidly developed during my pregnancy. My obstetrician told me that there was no cure and that it would never get smaller, that it would keep growing, so they would have to...

The trials and tribulations of a moon cup tester

The trials and tribulations of a moon cup tester

The trials and tribulations of road testing a moon cup I’ve put this off for a long time…buying a moon cup.  I mean I’m 45 now and for the past 2 years I’ve been thinking “surely... maybe this is my last period, do I really need to invest in this?” But everywhere I...

Pregnancy

Pregnancy

Testimonial from Niamh, Leitrim, Ireland Homeopathy can help when plans have to change. Read this great testimonial from a wonderful patient. "I attended a consultation for my second pregnancy which at the time I hoped it would be a normal delivery. Armed with all my...

6 Signs of Early Puberty in Boys

6 Signs of Early Puberty in Boys

Boys are generally considered to be a year behind girls, in the onset of puberty. This signs of early or precocious puberty in boys before 9 years of age include: - Body odour - Enlargement of the testicles or penis - Pubic, underarm, or facial hair growth - A rapid...

6 Signs of Early Puberty in Girls

6 Signs of Early Puberty in Girls

Here are some early signs that your little girl may be hitting puberty too fast. I've been seeing girls as young as 6 and 7 with one or more of these issues. With successful treatment, we can slow down the process. - Body odor. This is often the first thing that...