Do your feet really grow during pregnancy

All sorts of amazing and incredible things happen to our bodies in pregnancy – not just growing a baby! Feet growing bigger is a common occurrence but do they actually grow? That common image of a pregnant woman with her tummy pushed forwards and leaning back is typical of a tucked pelvis and rib thrust … Continue reading Do your feet really grow during pregnancy

Tackling back pain

Back pain is such a common problem these days. One that definitely needs an approach that takes into account your postural and lifestyle habits. Often back pain is a symptom of a broader problem – which can include a mix of the type of shoes you wear, the activities you do, your postural habits, the … Continue reading Tackling back pain

7 Simple things you can do now to reduce pregnancy pain

Pregnancy pelvic girdle pain or symphysis pubis disorder is pretty common. So much so that it is seen as a normal symptom of pregnancy. However, it is not something you have to put up with Here are 7 simple things you can do straight away to reduce your symptoms right now (also to prevent the … Continue reading 7 Simple things you can do now to reduce pregnancy pain

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5 Myths of Pregnancy Pain

You don't have to put up with pregnancy pain here are 5 common pregnancy pain myths busted. Is pregnancy waddle inevitable? Will pregnancy wreck your body? and other pregnancy myths examined. Pregnancy will wreck your pelvic floor It isn’t pregnancy that plays havoc with your pelvic floor, but the weight of a baby on an … Continue reading 5 Myths of Pregnancy Pain

Aromatherapy Awareness Week 2018

This week is Aromatherapy awareness week and as I am just in the process of finishing my aromatherapist qualification and an avid user of essential oils for my family’s health and wellbeing I thought I would do a little blog on aromatherapy and pregnancy and labour.         Use Oils Wisely The main … Continue reading Aromatherapy Awareness Week 2018