Am I in perimenopause, or am I just struggling because I am postnatal?

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Many women could be experiencing perimenopause and postnatal symptoms simultaneously. As the age of women giving birth is later in life is increasing and perimenopause can also start as early as 35. Postpartum women’s hormones are often the same as menopause I’ve always found it really interesting how postpartum women’s levels of estrogen and progesterone are often…

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Estro Switch : A Natural Hormone Support Formula

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Estro by Switch Nutrition is a natural hormone support formula that is made in Australia and designed to help women feel better and create balance in their bodies. It is made with a blend of ingredients that have been clinically shown to support hormone health, including schisandra chinensis, broccoli extract, turmeric extract, zinc, selenium, vitamin…

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Stop feeling guilty about not doing enough exercise

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You are not alone if you feel guilty about “never exercising” or “not going enough”. Many women think they “don’t have enough time to exercise” if they are not doing it for 1 hour or not getting red faced, exhausted or “feeling the burn”…so sadly they don’t start to exercise or completely stop what they…

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What is core coning or abdominal doming ?

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ABDOMINAL CONING …have you heard about it but struggle to know exactly what it is and what it looks like ? Here’s a tip that might help… When you see abdominal coning (don’t freak out) instead use this as information from your body that the movement you are doing during pregnancy or at any stage…

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SupaCore scientifically proven to support your CORE

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I am often asked about compression support for pregnancy, post birth recovery and motherhood. SupaCore is proudly Australian and has a unique scientifically proven CORETECH™ waistband technology which has developed to into activewear including leggings and shorts that can be worn during pregnancy, sport and exercise – for any level of fitness. Best of all CORETECH™ by SupaCore…

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3 Ways to use a Fitball

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You may call it, a Fitball, Swissball, Birthball or Stability Ball. Regardless we’re talking about the same item of fitness equipment, that is one of my favourite items to use. They are fabulous for pregnancy exercise but also have many other added bonuses if postbirth or recovering from injury or pelvic floor concerns! Here are 3 simple but effective moves to try with a Fitball: 1.…

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Sensoriam – enticing scents without the negative effects

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Luxury scents have been loved by women for centuries to make them feel fabulous, and to enhance confidence, mood and allure. However, you may not know that many scented products contain harmful chemicals including a concoction of petroleum-based synthetics and harmful additives such as parabens and phthalates, each with its own long list of negative effects.…

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3 truths about Diastasis Recti

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I spend my day discussing Diastasis a lot …with mothers of all ages & stages. Why? Because I am passionate about changing the narrative when the topic comes up (and it always does during & after pregnancy). Diastasis discussion often comes with a lot of negativity, fear, and general overwhelm. However, there are many things that can…

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How the feet impact the core and pelvic floor

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If you have been hanging with me for a while you would have heard me say….the Pelvic Floor and the rest of the CORE –  DON’T WORK IN ISOLATION, they are part of a fascially integrated and functionally synergistic WHOLE. The ‘conversation’ between the core and the rest of the body runs from the toes to the…

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