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How can I boost my energy levels in pregnancy?

How can I boost my energy levels in pregnancy?

Energy levels in pregnancy can be extremely variable from person to person. During pregnancy hormone levels can play a part in how energised or tired we feel at times, depending... Read More

Sickness and pregnancy. What can I do?

Feeling nauseous in pregnancy is very common as there are lots of changes, especially hormonal changes, occurring in your body. Up to 80% of women experience some nausea and/or vomiting during their... Read More
Sickness and pregnancy. What can I do?
Essential oils

Essential oils

What are they?  Essential oils are the compounds from individual plants, which are extracted by a distillation (steaming) process or by pressing the stem, leaves, flowers or roots. Each plant has unique characteristics and aromas which are reflective... Read More

What’s size got to do with things?

3 minute read Bump shaming has been in the news recently, so we thought we would discuss some of the issues it raises within a blog. Whilst the size of... Read More
What’s size got to do with things?
Placentas- how will you birth yours?

Placentas- how will you birth yours?

3 minute read  Most people may not have given much thought to how they will give birth to their placenta during pregnancy, as the focus is on the birth of their baby. It is good to have an... Read More

What is a doula?

A doula is a person you employ to support you during pregnancy, childbirth or the postnatal period. Most families have a doula throughout all these stages as you can develop... Read More
What is a doula?
20 - 24 weeks pregnant

20 - 24 weeks pregnant

Congratulations, you have reached the halfway point in your pregnancy! Your pregnancy might be starting to feel much more real. You may also feel like you are connecting with your... Read More

How do I prepare for breastfeeding?

There is plenty of information available for women and families surrounding breastfeeding and how to problem solve if difficulties are encountered. However, there is less information surrounding how to prepare better for the reality and practicalities of how breastfeeding can be.   We live in a... Read More
How do I prepare for breastfeeding?
What is my pelvic floor?

What is my pelvic floor?

3 minute read: Your pelvic floor is the collection of muscles and tissue which go from your tail bone at the back to your pubic bone at the front of your body. Both men and women have a pelvic floor and they... Read More

Bleeding in pregnancy- what could be the cause?

Bleeding during pregnancy can be quite alarming and frightening for women as it can indicate that your pregnancy could be having problems. This blog explains the possible causes of bleeding... Read More
Bleeding in pregnancy- what could be the cause?