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7 Tips To Minimise Morning Sickness

One of our team members at work has been experiencing quite severe morning sickness over the last few months. The poor love really has had a rough first trimester… As I consider the conversations we’ve shared regarding her constant nausea, I’m allowing myself the time to reflect and remember just how debilitating morning sickness can…

Are you a victim to these 2 Health Myths?

There are literally hundreds of health myths floating about today.My favourite health myth would be the… “Looking Good” delusion some of us hold. This means mistaking how we look as a measure of how healthy we are…. It’s an easy mistake to make in todays ‘media driven’ world. Here women may assume that if they…

Be the Master of Your Pelvic Floor

Okay I’ve had a lot of questions relating to pelvic floor issues the last few weeks. Some of these women are incredibly young, some of these women have never had children and some are incredibly fit. Other women think they have strengthened their pelvic floor only to find that one day their laughing with a…

25 REMINDERS FOR THE LAST SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS (Part 1)

  The last few weeks of pregnancy are vitally important. Here are some suggestions for a mother during her final stages of pregnancy. 1. CRAWL ON ALL FOURS (HANDS AND KNEES) FOR FIVE TO TEN MINUTES, TWICE A DAY This position allows optimum room for your baby to correctly place itself within your pelvis. This…

25 REMINDERS FOR THE LAST SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS (Part 2)

“25 REMINDERS FOR THE LAST SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS” Continued… 18. MAKE A PHONE TREE Nominate a couple of people to call after you’ve had your baby, and then have family and friends make the rest of the calls for you. It is often best to only let a few people know when your labour…

Gems For The Post Birth Mother

A mother said to me today that her favourite line in Well Adjusted Babies was when I was discussing uterine massage for after the birth, “that it may be important if your partner is helping to clarify for them that this is not some new form of foreplay. In case he momentarliy forgets, remind him…

Food For Thought Over Easter

A few weeks ago a Mother told me that her son was allergic to chocolate. While I researched the topic for her I stumbled across this information below which YES – is HORRIFYING but brings home the point that as always- we need to KNOW what we are eating. Reports recently offered that, “Allergy sufferers…

Soy Formula & Seizures – New Research

Choosing a formula can be tricky and lots of mums ask for my recommendations and suggestions. New research 1  shows that consumption of soy formula may now be associated with a higher rate of seizures in children. It’s no secret that I have never been a fan of Soy Formula and these new reports confirm why…