Health & Wellbeing, Pregnancy & Birth

From Preconception to Postpartum:

Acupuncture to Support Women Throughout their Transition into Motherhood Preconception Care & Early Pregnancy  Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine work in unison to prepare the body for conception and pregnancy. Preconception care at The Dao consists of Acupuncture treatments to support the menstrual cycle, support ovulation, undertake any necessary investigations including functional pathology in an integrative healthcare setting. If a patient is in a couple, we encourage both parties to begin their preconception acupuncture treatments at least 3-months before planning to conceive to optimise the quality of her eggs and improve sperm health. However, our Preconception treatments can commence as…

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Events, Inspiration

Documenting community art created during lockdown

Documenting community art created during lockdown. A new photo book showcases the artworks of hundreds of Paddington residents that transformed local shop windows into a community art exhibition during Sydney’s second lockdown. The long weeks of lockdown in 2021 will be remembered in Paddington for the community art initiative #paddolockdownart that offered the opportunity for anyone to share and exhibit their art created during lockdown. More than 400 Paddington residents — school children, art teachers and local artists — created 590 artworks which were exhibited in the windows of more than 30 businesses including shops, pubs, cafes, galleries, law firms,…

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Monday's Mum Profiles

Monday’s Local Mum, Barbara Gruber

Where and how long have you lived in Sydney’s east? I moved from Berlin to Paddington in January 2019. The plan was to live here for two years, but then COVID hit and turned the world upside down — so we’re still here! We are very grateful to have spent the pandemic years living in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. During lockdown, when we were unable to leave our 5km radius, I often thought we live in the best 5km radius in the world! Three words that describe what it’s like to live in the eastern suburbs? Community. Beautiful. Beach. How many…

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Babies are so amazing!

Babies have an amazing capacity to learn, but because parents  may not know what to look for, skills and capabilities may go  unnoticed. This article reveals just how incredible babies are  and offers parents a significant and remarkable opportunity to  enjoy the learning potential of their baby from birth.  One of the most exciting advances in recent decades has been the discovery that babies  learn before they are born. Even more amazing is the fact that during the first year,  babies learn more than at any other time in their lives. By the first birthday, the baby’s  brain has doubled…

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