My Natural Travel Remedy Kit

My Natural Travel Remedy Kit

Whenever I travel I have a little first aid kit of natural remedies to help me adapt to the change in climate, water and food. This ritual started over 20 years ago in the 90’s when we would go to raves and festivals, for as much as I like a good dance I am really sensitive and always took a little natural first aid kit with me, much to the amusement of all my friends.

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Hey Pesto!

Hey Pesto!

A fresh herb pesto livens up the palate and the plate with its vibrant flavour and colours. A traditional pesto is made with basil, pine nuts, garlic, cheese and olive oil, but because you can use such a wide range of leafy greens or aromatic herbs and nuts of your choice, pesto can be a showcase for your imagination or for whatever is in season – such as wild garlic leaves in the spring.

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Think Positive – Fertility Fundamentals From Emma Cannon

Think Positive – Fertility Fundamentals From Emma Cannon

Our fertility is very precious and it does not last for ever. The way we choose to live our lives will inevitably affect our overall health and our fertility. Of course, there are factors in life that we are unable to change, for example, our inherited constitution, accidents and some illnesses. Lifestyle, however, is an area where those wishing to conceive can exert some control. Fertility specialist, Emma Cannon (Author of FERTILE) explains how lifestyle choices may impact your fertility and how you can make wise choices to boost your chances of conceiving…

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Mother & Baby: Your fertility questions answered – an interview with Emma Cannon

Mother & Baby: Your fertility questions answered – an interview with Emma Cannon

Although it might not be a subject we talk about with our friends over coffee, if you’re struggling with fertility issues, it can be hard to know where to turn. We sat down with fertility expert and author, Emma Cannon, who answered your questions, and talked about her new book ‘Fertile’. Watch the full interview and have a read of our favourite questions below.

 I’m 44 and pregnant, do I need to be doing any extra because of my age? 

Well I’m going to answer this question in two parts…

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Vogue January 2017 - Fertility Debate: How Late Is Too Late?

Vogue January 2017 - Fertility Debate: How Late Is Too Late?

More of us than ever are having babies in our thirties and forties, which means more of us are struggling to conceive. But what are the costs of leaving it later? Charlotte Sinclair investigates in the May 2012 issue of Vogue.

There’s a game I like to play with my husband when we go out to dinner. It’s called How Long Until Someone Asks If We’re Going To Have Babies. Inevitably, as the wine is poured, a well-meaning guest will ask me if I have children, and when I say no, comes the rejoinder: “Will you have any soon?” Really, they might as well ask me “How’s your womb?” or “Had any good sex recently?” My husband deals with such incursions into our personal life by delivering the roadblock: “The thing is, I don’t really like children.” (Untrue, but it seems to do the trick.) I just smile and offer, obliquely: “Yes, maybe, soon-ish.” There is clearly something faintly disquieting about a 33-year-old married woman whose stomach stays obstinately unswollen…

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