Taking an in-depth look at the background, key benefits, clinical applications and mechanisms of action of the various forms of folate available in therapeutics and food.
The United Kingdom Selenium in PRegnancy INTervention (SPRINT) study recently investigated the impact of several polymorphisms on selenium status during pregnancy.
Iodine plays an important role in optimal functioning of the thyroid. How much is needed? and how prevalent is deficiency in Australia?
Australian Research demonstrates: a baby’s allergies can start to develop already in utero and may be influenced by the mother’s habits whilst pregnant
Autoimmune diseases are a common cause of recurrent miscarriage. Naturopath Stacey Roberts explains the reasons for this, and discusses a treatment protocol she developed for one of her patients who had come to her with this problem.
Prenatal use of paracetamol needs to be carefully considered with evidence emerging it could affect behavioural outcomes in the offspring.
Approximately 1 in 100 women under 40 will experience premature ovarian failure (POF), however most women wont become aware of it until they attempt to have a baby. Today Andrew speaks to Stacey Roberts about how to approach these patients.
A 2014 study on the common drug intervention for thrombophilia (blood clotting in pregnancy) found it to be no more effective than placebo. So, what are the natural options that could be applied?