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Your children’s shoes are as important as good nutrition

Children and shoes is something I get quite passionate about in an introverted way – which means I spend a lot of time thinking that more people need to know the importance of what they put on their children’s feet – especially newly walking toddlers. It’s more important than teaching them numbers, alphabet and colours … Continue reading Your children’s shoes are as important as good nutrition

Tongue postion, jaw tension and pelvic health

As part of a whole-body approach when there are pelvic issues jaw tension is part of the rehabilitation work to be done.  The jaw and the pelvis are physiologically linked and the alignment and relaxation of one profoundly affects the other. So releasing tension in the jaw will help as part of birth preparation and … Continue reading Tongue postion, jaw tension and pelvic health

Why kegels are not the best birth prep exercise

During my first pregnancy my pregnancy class teacher was insistent we did our kegels, squeeze, hold, release. I half did them but wasn’t particularly keen – I found them a bit uncomfortable to be honest. But are they essential for preventing sneeze pee and other postpartum incontinence? If you think about it preparing for birth … Continue reading Why kegels are not the best birth prep exercise