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Mums Health

Post-Birth Recovery: The Truth Around How Long it Takes

For some strange reason, we are led to believe that we bounce back from child birth; bounce back into our pre-pregnancy clothes, bounce into motherhood easily without actually having the time to learn how it all works, and...

Pelvic Floor Muscles, Incontinence and Prolapse

We all know how important the pelvic floor muscles are when it comes to having our children - but what many women don't realise is how far reaching the consequences of a week pelvic floor can be. Simply because it’s often...

Returning to Exercise After You’ve Had a Baby

The first thing to remember when thinking about returning to exercise after you've had a baby is that your body has just done something incredible - growing a baby and giving birth is a transformative experience. Not just...

Post-Birth Periods and Breastfeeding

While not having to contend with your period for nine months while you're pregnant is a bonus, the uncertainty of when it will return post-birth is not so great. There are many myths around breastfeeding, menstruation after...

Coping with Post-Natal Depression

Having a new baby is an amazing and life-changing experience. While there are many emotional highs, such as meeting your baby for the first time, that first smile or giggle, there are also emotional lows. Sometimes there are...

Post Birth Workout

When you bring your baby home from hospital the last thing you may feel like doing is exercising but it does have it’s benefits.  A post birth workout (light exercise) can boost your mood by increasing the levels of feel...

Pelvic Floor

No woman will get through her pregnancy without hearing these two little words, and the confusion which often surrounds them can be enough to trigger a minor panic attack. Most of us know it has something to do with...

Healing Your Body After Birth

Although women do it every day, giving birth has a huge impact on our physical and emotional well being. Once we leave the hospital, it’s easy to slip back into the necessities of life, with our primary focus being the...

A Complete Guide to Sex after Childbirth and Pregnancy

It’s a question on the minds of many mums-to-be (and their partners) - how long should I wait to have intercourse following the birth of my baby? And we all have different reasons for wanting to know! Some women are, ...

Natural Healing for Postnatal Mums

Although women do it every day, giving birth has a huge impact on our physical and emotional wellbeing. Once we leave the hospital, it’s easy to slip back into the necessities of life, with our primary focus being the...

Nutrition and Weight Maintenance for New Mums

Maintaining Energy in the Post Partum Period As a new mum, you can fight fatigue by ensuring adequate protein levels are met. Protein, a major nutrient composed of amino acids, is a valuable nutrient found in many foods,...

Importance of Mums Health

Mums health is important when you are carrying a little child in your womb. Becoming a mum is a dramatic event, not only in the life of your baby, but also for you. There are the broken nights, when you have to get up to...

Postnatal Depression

QUESTION: I know that it's normal to have the "baby blues" right after you have a baby, but my son is six weeks old. I thought everything would be wonderful by now and I would be so in love with my baby. I thought mothering...

The Baby Blues

As many as 80% of new mothers experience a case of the baby blues that lasts for weeks after the birth of their baby. This isn't something new mothers can control there's no place for blame. The most wonderful and committed...

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