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Category Archives: Womens health

Pelvic pain & Trauma

posted on 9th November 2016 by Stefan Chmelik

People with persistent pain syndromes like pelvic pain often say – “what’s trauma got to do with my pain? I’ve never been traumatised.” They say this because there’s a very common misunderstanding about trauma – that it must be a huge and terrible event – physical or sexual abuse, injury, earthquake, being in a war […]


Choosing Where to Have Your Baby

posted on 29th October 2013 by Stefan Chmelik

Home or Hospital: Where Should Your Baby be Born? The idea of giving birth at home is one that many women consider. It seems to be the most natural thing in the world and yet it has become relatively uncommon in this country over the past few decades. Holistic healthcare such as that practiced by […]


The incredible effectiveness of Chinese herbs

posted on 6th June 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

In this post I present a quick summary of just of some of the research that has come out in just the last few months supporting the use of Chinese Herbal Medicine for difficult to treat problems.


Integrated approaches to Pelvic Pain

posted on 18th May 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

One of the many shared common motivations we discovered soon after founding the New Medicine Group was a mutual interest in the very poorly recognised area of unexplained pelvic pain. It was clear to us that there were tens of thousands of women in particular experiencing very significant lower abdominal pain, for which there was no diagnosis or no treatment, and often both.


Sunday Times: Stefan Chmelik treats Interstitial Cystitis

posted on 13th May 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

First published in The Sunday Times IT WORKS FOR ME: CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE Cecilia Conrad gave up all hopes of a cure for her chronic urinary infections until she discovered a Chinese remedy.


Feeding babies, infants and mothers

posted on 10th May 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

Stefan Chmelik 2012   Note: the information given here is my opinion and is how we have fed our own baby. This is not the advice you would receive from a pediatrician. You should satisfy yourself as to the appropriateness of these suggestions for your own baby or child. My wife and I have taken […]


How to have a happy & healthy birth

posted on 1st February 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

Ignore the people that love to regale with horror stories – the vast majority of the billions of human births that have taken place have been just fine.


Chinese medicine significantly improves the success of IUI (intrauterine insemination)

posted on 15th January 2012 by

New research has again demonstrated that traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is highly effective in boosting fertility.