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?
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
...and what does the 12 week pregnancy exercise; birth preparation involve? The majority of what we see as common pregnancy ailments; back ache, swollen legs, feet getting bigger, pelvic pain, rib pain.... are not really caused by pregnancy. Instead, they are symptoms of a weakened and misaligned body having to cope with the extra weight … Continue reading So why is it important to prepare your body for birth?
Yesterday I attended a workshop run by Mark Harris, Midwife and author. I’ve been following Mark on social media, podcasts and the radio for a while. At first I was horrified by the thought of a male midwife, but as I listened to him more I was really interested by what he had to say. … Continue reading Mark Harris workshop and a Nurturing TIme
This morning I woke up and creaked and groaned out of bed. I'd had m la in but was paying the price! I don't think there was a part of me that didn't ache or hurt. Whilst doing my stretches I was pondering how very different things are now I am not only conscious of … Continue reading To trust your body you need to know and understand your bod