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Free Stuff, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

How to use a FOAM ROLLER during and after Pregnancy

Foam Rolling during and after Pregnancy is a fabulous way to release your lower back and hip pressure, and tight glutes. Also if you are experiencing leg cramps and any swollen limbs, foam rolling is a fabulous way to incorporate regular movement into your day. It should help alleviate any […]

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Nutrition, Pregnancy

Protein : essential for a healthy pregnancy and postpartum journey

Protein is an essential macronutrient for a healthy pregnancy and postpartum journey. As getting enough protein in your diet is one of the most powerful ways to keep all cells in your body happy and healthy. This includes the millions of cells that are used to grow a baby and […]

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Mindset & Motivation, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Fascia and deep core connection during pregnancy postpartum

The importance of fascia during and after pregnancy …and exactly what is it ? Fascia is basically collagen as it makes up the fibrous parts of the fascia. This is the soft, connective tissue that runs all throughout your body including around your organs, nerves, muscles, through your abdominal wall, and […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

5 Reasons to use a FITBALL during and after Pregnancy

You might call it, a Fitball, Swiss ball, Birth ball or Stability ball. Regardless we’re talking the same item of equipment, a fitball is one of my favourite items of fitness equipment to use. As they are fabulous for pregnancy exercise but also have many other added bonuses. 5 FABULOUS […]

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Free Stuff, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Post Natal and Pregnancy Nutrition Guide

Pregnancy is not a time to use the excuse that you are “eating for two.” However it is the time to ensure you are educated and empowered to make the right decisions, on the best ways to nourish both you and your baby during pregnancy and beyond. That’s why I […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

What are the Postpartum Baby Blues ?

I remember during my first pregnancy asking my OB, “What are the baby blues ?” He didn’t really go into depth about the baby blues, but was more interested in knowing about what sort of post birth support I had. This was great; but I was trying to navigate how […]

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Nutrition, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

5 reasons to avoid DIET DRINKS during Pregnancy

Did you know ? Drinking one diet drink a a day can triple your risk of dementia and strokes. Plus a recent study found that daily diet soda consumption increased women’s risk of delivering a high birth weight baby by 60 per cent versus women who never touch the stuff.  This […]

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C Section birth and recovery – get the facts.

Before we chat about c-section or a cesarean let’s keep in mind too that no-one fails at birth ! Birth regardless of the way it happens is amazing and requires extensive rehabilitation and retraining of your core. Recovery after c-section Having a c-section does NOT protect your pelvic floor from being […]

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Free Stuff, Pregnancy

The Essential Birth & Hospital Bag Checklist

Getting prepared for birth and hospital can be both exciting and daunting. This birth and hospital bag check list is a wonderful resource as I compiled it together with my clients, friends and followers based on all their own birth experiences. The Best Birth & Hospital List This list not […]

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