Author Archives: Optimal Family Wellness

Nourishing your gut

Nourishing Your Gut

In recent years, scientific research has shed light on the profound influence of gut health on our overall well-being. Yet, despite its importance, gut health is often overlooked in our daily lives. … Read More

Electrolyte Drinks

Electrolyte Drinks; the Benefits

Electroyltes Electrolytes are minerals with an electrical charge that our bodies need. This group of elements, including sodium, calcium, magnesium, and potassium, plays vital roles in the body, aiding in hydration and supporting muscle, heart, and nerve functions. You lose … Read More

Navigating the OCP

Navigating the OCP: A Naturopath’s perspective. … Read More

Vitamin D for Kids

Vitamin D is well known as a bone health nutrient and our ‘sun’ vitamin. However, we have learnt over the years that it plays an essential role in our children’s health, for everything from brain development and immune health to sleep and anxiety. … Read More

Natural support for kids with Allergies/Intolerances

So many of our children today suffer from either allergies or intolerance’s, and it can really dampen their quality of life. Recent data in Australia indicates that 10% of children under the age of 1 have a detected food allergy, … Read More

Stress in Motherhood

Motherhood, its a brand-new world with so many more responsibilities. When we become mothers its so easy to let our own self care habits fall by the wayside. Meditation, who has time for that? Make myself a smoothie, ah when? … Read More

Post Natal Fatigue

What is Post Natal Fatigue? Fatigue is a word that new mums know well. Fresh new baby snuggles, deepened love, sleep deprivation and nutritional needs a plenty, we experience these things and so many more when we become parents. During … Read More

Stress and Your Body

Stress, how do you feel just reading that word? A tightening in the body and a shallowness to the breath are the first signs you might notice. Stress is so huge in our modern world it’s become part of everyday life for many people. … Read More

Optimal Family Wellness Childrens Immune support

Natural immune support for children – cold & flu season be gone!

Supporting our kids through the winter is integral to the whole family’s wellbeing. With the right tools we can not only lessen the likelihood of constant sickness, but also treat colds and bugs when they do arise in a timely … Read More

Our story with CMV…

It’s one of those things you think will never happen to you. Until it does. Despite having two other living children, and a history of miscarriages, premature births and high-risk pregnancies, I had never even heard of cytomegalovirus, or CMV … Read More