Medical Advice Midway Through Pregnancy

Expecting a baby is usually a life changing experience for both the mother-to-be and her husband or partner. Therefore it is paramount that you are well cared for. Richmond Practice has three consultant...

Health: Secondary Infertility

After having one child you assume that the second conception will be plain sailing, well this isn’t always the case...
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Practical Placentas

Is placenta consumption the next step in green parenting or is this taking recycling too far? Becky Dickinson discovers why the humble afterbirth is gaining a following. If you were to ask a pregnant woman...
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Achieving Postural Wellbeing During Pregnancy

Many women experience postural issues and discomfort during pregnancy, which can be worsened when combined with a lengthy commute to work. Osteopath and doula, Avni Trivedi offers advice on how to ease symptoms and...
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Health: Food for Thought

Starting the baby on healthy foods is the responsibility parents cannot overlook

All I want for Christmas is a good nights sleep…

"Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring...” words that give a magical tingle to any parent anticipating the excitement of when their children wake to...

Rickets: on the increase

Although a term that’s familiar to us, there’s still a world of unknown that surrounds rickets. Claudia MacCurvin explores the condition and how it became apparent to her everyday life. ntil recently, when I...

Healthy Hybernation

  We all find it hard to get things done in the Winter, it seems like more effort but you must keep moving. It’s a fitness trap to think that you can deal...

Oh we do love to be beside the seaside

A holiday at the seaside could be a healthy choice, as Lawrence McNeela discovers. he traditional British seaside has never been more popular. Thanks to a curious set of circumstances involving both the recession...

Healthy Eating and Education

Over the 30 years and more during which I have been a secondary school teacher and a parent of two girls and two boys, I have seen a number of fads and fancies...