An Introduction to Essential Oils

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Article by Alexia Buttigieg Oh Essential oils! Wait do you know what they are or where they come from? ….don’t fret! here are some interesting and fun details. We all know what essential oils are right? But just in case there are some who might not know here is a quick brief explanation. Essential oils […]


Coconut oil and its many uses in pregnancy and beyond

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Article by Dr. Antonella Grima While I have my reserves about the ingestion of coconut oil (read more here), a jar of good quality, food grade coconut oil can be an excellent companion on this wonderful journey that is pregnancy, childbirth and beyond. Very little is known about the effects of substances we ingest or […]


Be a Healthy Role Model for Children

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10 tips for setting good examples Source: http://www.choosemyplate.gov You are the most important influence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life. Offering a variety of foods helps children get the nutrients they need from every food group. They will also be more likely to try […]


The Dangerous Game of the Feeding Interval Obsession

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By: Emma Pickett IBCLC Article as published on www.emmapickettbreastfeedingsupport.com Some how, some where, new mothers got the message that the gap between when a baby stops a breastfeed and the time they start to need another one matters a very very great deal. 24 hours a day. It seems to matter beyond all logic and reason. They […]


#normalizebreastfeeding

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Many people believe that breastfeeding must be normalized; to support families that choose breastfeeding, to declare their rights according to their state, and to show others who may still consider it a taboo that breastfeeding, as challenging as it may be, is beneficial for the health of the mother and is the optimal way to […]


Q&A: Healthy Lunchboxes for Children

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Dr. Antonella Grima interviewed by Daniela Allen for A&H magazine What should we include and what should we avoid giving children in their lunch boxes? When preparing school lunches, one should try and include as many fresh ingredients as possible and keep away from pre-packed or ready-made lunches and snacks as these tend to have […]