Motherhood

10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

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10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

10 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga   Are you still tearing around like a blue arsed fly even though you are a good few months pregnant? I know I was. Working like a dog, trying to cram in brunches and lunches and seeing friends…cos life stops when you have a baby right?*  Is your body […]

mindfulness

5 ways to have a Mindful Pregnancy

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5 ways to have a mindful pregnancy

  There has been a huge buzz around all things mindful for a few years now and that term isn’t going anywhere soon!   There are lots of ways you could explain mindfulness. In a nutshell, It is having an awareness of your thoughts and feelings in your body focusing on the present versus dwelling […]

breastfeeding

My epic breastfeeding ‘fail’

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my epic breastfeeding fail

  Did I ‘fail’ at breastfeeding? Well as it’s not a driving test or an exam so I can hand on heart say NO….but if you had asked me that 18 months ago. You may well have got a very different answer. I want to share with you a very personal story from the heart […]

Motherhood

Healing Herbs for Pregnancy Ailments

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Healing herbs for pregnancy ailments

Hey Mama to be  It might be that since you realised you were growing a tiny human you got more conscious of what put on and IN your body. Ditching the booze was a no brainer, You scale back your caffeine intake and give a bit more thought to what you want to eat – […]

Motherhood

5 Steps to Finding Your Perfect Doula

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5 Steps To Finding Your Perfect Doula

What the hell does a doula do anyway? Always a good conversation starter in my East London Hypnobirthing and pregnancy yoga classes. Well what they do, kinda depends on you and what you want. To quote Maddie McMahon from the book  – Why doulas matter  “Ask a doula what you need and she will give” […]

Hypnobirthing

The Essential Guide to Hypnobirthing

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The Essential Guide to Hypnobirthing

You may have heard of the technique of hypnobirthing but don’t really know much about how it works OR how it enables you to manage the sensations of labour and perhaps even enjoy giving birth….google orgasmic birth, I double dare you. This essential guide to hypnobirthing aims to help expectant Mamas just like you with […]

Motherhood

10 ways to beat pregnancy insomnia

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pregnancy insomnia

  Pregnancy Insomnia GRRRR. Having sleepless nights is hard enough. Never mind when you are having crazy hormone fluctuations, holding down a hectic job and dealing with all the other many pregnancy-related ailments that Mother Nature throws at you- she’s a cruel mistress! Believe me when I say I feel your pain with insomnia because […]

Hypnobirthing

3 Things I hate about Hypnobirthing…

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3 Things I Hate About Hypnobirthing

  Let me start by saying of course by how much I love Hypnobirthing.    Hypnobirthing can transform your life It can completely alter your whole perspective on birth and for me, not only this. It inspired me to work towards helping other couples in and around the Walthamstow area prepare for a calm and […]

Hypnobirthing

The 5 P’s of Hypnobirthing

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The 5 p's of Hypnobirthing

I do love a good infographic! The Hormones Infographic has been going down a storm at the Hypnobirthing Taster classes so I whipped up another little number for you Walthamstow Parents to be! While I was creating My A-Z of Hypnobirthing I realised there was a Hell of a lot of P’s. Maybe its the […]