Are pregnancy symptoms inevitable? If you’ve been told that back ache, pelvic pain, leg cramps, sore feet and abdominal weakness are to be expected during pregnancy and that there is not a lot that can be done about it, then read on. It would appear from the internet, books, tv and talking to other people … Continue reading Have you been told pregnancy causes symptoms you can do nothing about?
Neck, back and shoulder pain can be really common while breastfeeding, especially during growth spurts when babies can nurse for what seems like forever. There are a few things you can do to help to reduce the chances of aches and pains. 1) Make sure you are supported when you sit. You need make sure … Continue reading How to sit when you are breastfeeding
I’ve been watching with interest and slight horror that the meme about Kate Middleton going home and being in her pjs has stirred up. I’ve read and reflected and wonder if we are missing the point a bit here, it’s not about what women put on after birth, whether that is make up, high heels … Continue reading No Photos Please
It’s time to take a stand for pregnant women everywhere. We hear so much about how pregnancy takes a toll on the female body, and hear how women are told they just have to put up with back ache, hip ache or any other pregnancy symptom, or that the only way to deal … Continue reading Birth preparation – we need to make changes
I don’t have a regular exercise programme and for someone who runs exercise-based classes that can seem odd. However, there are good reasons why I don’t and if you came along to my classes I wouldn’t necessarily be prescribing regular blocks of workouts. I do provide reminder videos and suggested programmes for home, but the … Continue reading Why I don’t have a regular personal exercise programme