Iron deficiency in pregnancy

Iron deficiency anaemia affects 42% of pregnant people. Without adequate iron stores, anaemia can develop that effects the mother and unborn child. Iron is needed to form all body cells, building the placenta, increasing maternal iron stores and of course creating all tissues in the unborn child. Iron forms part of proteins involved in DNAContinue reading “Iron deficiency in pregnancy”

How stress affects your hormones

Is stress contributing to your infertility and hormonal problems? The short answer is that if stress is a major factor in your life, it is most likely having an effect on your hormones. Our body adapts to stress very quickly, adaptability is what has ensured human survival. However long-term adaptation to stress tells our monkeyContinue reading “How stress affects your hormones”