December 5, 2016

When you think of a birth ball it conjures up images of a Mum-to-be using it as a labour prop. In fact, the birth ball has many uses in pregnancy, labour and even after the birth of your little one.

Starting Off

To get used to using the ball always start off by placing y...

October 24, 2016

Birthing BallsAs Gok Wan would say I’m always ‘banging on’ about Birthing Balls. So what exactly is a birthing ball? A birthing ball is simply an exercise ball

October 3, 2016

What is Reflexology?

You’ve probably all heard of Reflexology, but have you heard of 'Baby Reflex’ reflexology for Babies?? Although it’s been around for an age I’ve only learnt of it in the last year or two and am delighted to say that I’m now a qualified ‘Baby Reflex’...

August 22, 2016

As your little baby grows and your uterus becomes larger finding a comfortable sleeping position generally becomes increasingly difficult, especially if your favourite sleeping position is tummy down. Tender breasts and a growing belly soon make sleeping on your stomac...

August 20, 2016

You may have read about celebrity baby yoga enthusiasts such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Gisele Bundchen and wondered is this just another fad? In fact yoga poses come much more naturally to babies than to adults and have numerous benefits. Here are my top 6 reasons why eve...

June 6, 2016

Insomnia in Pregnancy - What is It?

Insomnia is the inability to fall or stay sleep and is quiet common during pregnancy. It’s estimated to affect more than 75% of the pregnant population in the third trimester.

What causes it?

The combination of all the hormonal changes...

May 22, 2016

As a Community Midwife I spend my day caring for women in the ante and postnatal disciplines in the community setting and I have to be honest not a day goes by that I don’t recommend yoga or some form of exercise to my Mums. So what’s so special about Prenatal Yoga I h...

May 21, 2016

One of the first signs of pregnancy is yes..  you’ve guessed it - morning sickness!

 

Definition:

Nausea and vomiting usually begin around the 6th week of pregnancy and peak around the ninth week. For most women the symptoms taper off or disappear towards the end of the f...

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