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Complementary therapy for kids

Complementary therapies such as chiropractic and naturopathy are often used alongside conventional medicinal treatments, both for adults and children.

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Non-medical pain relief during labour

There are many ways to relieve labour pain without medicines. Each method has advantages and disadvantages. Learn about the different options to help choose one or more that suit you.

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Complementary therapy during pregnancy

About half of Australian women consult a complementary therapist while pregnant. Here's what you should know about integrative medicine and pregnancy.

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Things to avoid during pregnancy

From hair dye to house paints, there are a few products or lifestyle habits pregnant women and their partners should be cautious of during pregnancy.

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Complementary and alternative therapies | Your Fertility

Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) include acupuncture, herbal medicines and manual therapies such as massage and reflexology

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Naturopathy - MyDr.com.au

Naturopathy aims to provide holistic or whole body healthcare by drawing on treatment methods from several traditional systems of healthcare, such as acupuncture, herbal medicine and homeopathy.

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The Pink Elephants Support Network - Holistic Options for Miscarriage Management

Some women may find holistic options can help them feel nurtured and empowered on their journey to future pregnancy

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General Treatments

Definitions of some services covered under General treatment private health insurance in Australia.

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Preventing motion sickness in children - Australian Prescriber

The following general points should be considered when managing children who are prone to motion sickness:As motion sickness induces gastric stasis, it slows drug absorption, so preventing symptoms from occurring is more effective than trying to treat them after symptom onset

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Chinese herbal medicine - Better Health Channel

The principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine are very different from traditional Western notions about health, illness and the workings of the body.

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