Mastitis Gut Health & Probiotics, is there a relationship?

Mastitis, gut health and probiotics, is there a relationship? – Did you know lactational mastitis affects 1 in 3 breastfeeding mothers?– It is the #1 reason why mothers stop breastfeeding – In 25-30% of those affected will experience recurrent episodes STANDARD MANAGEMENT APPROACH & SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT ● Support continued breastfeeding ● Warm compress before feeding…

Gestational Diabetes and Vitamin D

Gestational Diabetes and Vitamin D | Pregnancy What is Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes mellitus (sometimes referred to as GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. Most women will no longer have diabetes after the baby is born. However, some women will continue to have high blood glucose levels after delivery. It is…

The BIG Decision

The Big Decision Most of you would know by now that this babe is pregnant! YEPP!  Get ready for a long read.  When did we decide to have a baby? My partner and I were celebrating our 1 year anniversary in Noosa earlier this year. We were about to go out for dinner when we…

Monday’s and the never ending dieting…

Monday’s and the never ending dieting…. For many women Monday’s = “The start of my new diet”. The week goes on and most women end up “failing”, feeling miserable and disappointed with themselves for not sticking to “the plan”. Why? There may be several reasons for not sticking to the plan… usually it is not…