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Recovering During the Postpartum Period

After giving birth or what I like to refer to as a ‘birthing marathon’, many women feel exhausted from the physical demands and the emotional highs and lows your body and mind go through as you take on a new stage in mothering.

The postpartum period covers the first 6 weeks following your delivery. During this time the body is going through daily changes with the loss of hormones, the influx of breast milk and adjusting to sleepless nights and patterns of feeding,

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7 Reasons to Ditch the Coffee During Preconception and Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you’ve probably been told by your doctor that coffee is completely safe. Some sources specify a limit of 200mg of caffeine per day, which is equal to roughly one cup of coffee. Well, I beg to differ and want to share with you my thoughts on why it’s best to avoid caffeine altogether during preconception and pregnancy. Please note that all references can be found at the end of this article.

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Turning a Breech Baby with Moxa

This is Sean from Yinstill. I just wanted to drop you a line to see how you are doing. Did the baby manage to turn with the moxibustion treatments? I hope you, baby and family are well.
Take care,

Hi Sean,
Yes, I think the moxibustion worked!
You and I started the 10-day treatment on a Tuesday, and the baby’s head was at 10 o’clock. By the next Tuesday,

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migraines during pregnancy

I’ve been coming to Yinstill for a few months now (during my first trimester) for migraines. When you walk in, there is such a calm and relaxing atmosphere that even my husband has commented on it! Everyone from the staff (Sarah and Claire) to Junko who has been treating me have been so kind and helpful. I can’t recommend Junko enough as she always listens to any concerns that I may have and even sends me recipes that will help after my pregnancy is over.

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Ectopic Pregnancy – My Story

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Written by Chantal Pentland

It was my third time around, and I couldn't believe how blessed I was to be carrying another beautiful baby. We have been very fortunate in being able to get pregnant easily, I attest this to supplements, Chinese herbs, acupuncture and a healthy lifestyle. However this time we were boggled as there was not much action that month,

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Acupuncture for headaches during pregnancy

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It is fairly common during pregnancy to experience headaches. This is true regardless of whether or not you were prone to headaches before you fell pregnant. Your hormone levels are flooding, your blood flow is being shunted from its regular course to the developing contents of your uterus, and your overall blood volume is increasing. This can produce a significant change in the circulation of the fluids and the energies of your body.

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Miscarriage yinstill reproductive wellness

Pregnancy Loss. Unburden Your Heart.

Trying to get pregnant after a miscarriage is an emotional journey. If a woman has suffered several miscarriages, the journey has taken a toll on both her body and her spirit. Often, questions of why and how are being asked – is it because of my egg quality? is there a genetic incompatibility? is there something wrong with my uterus? what about immunological or blood clotting factors? endocrine or thyroid reasons? am I really “unexplainable”?

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