Pregnancy

10 Everyday Pregnancy Rituals

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10 Everyday rituals for pregnancy If you are looking for ways to connect with your baby or just take a bit of time out in the day for yourself then here are a few simple pregnancy rituals you could try.   Many of these little pockets of peace, come with added stress-relieving benefits too!   […]

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Tips For A Stress Free Pregnancy

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Tips for a stress free pregnancy

  Being pregnant can be pretty stressful, even at the best of times.   Pregnancy, birth and the early days of parenting are some of the most transformational times in our adult lives. Emotionally, hormonally, physically,  even our relationships can evolve and transform. It’s no wonder these life-changing moments can trigger anxiety and stress reactions […]

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10 Top Tips for Postnatal Recovery

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10 tips for postnatal recovery

10 top tips for postnatal recovery   Postnatal, postpartum. 4th-trimester or even matresence, call it whatever you will.   The weeks and months after the birth of your baby can be a roller coaster of hormone fluctuations, sleep deprivation and navigating life as a new parent.  All the same, time the body is still physically […]

Hypnobirthing

Fear, Adrenaline And Their Role In Birth

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Fear, adrenaline and their role in birth

Adrenaline rush…what does that feel like to you?   Perhaps anxiety, or swirling thoughts?  Maybe it’s the physical sensations of the heart-pounding, palms sweating and quick shallow breathing.   However we experience it, it is the body’s reaction to FEAR. Adrenaline is designed to keep us SAFE. When something causes is to feel, uneasy, unsafe. […]

Pregnancy

Dealing with pregnancy anxiety

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    World mental health day last week, really got me thinking, it was an inspiration to read everyone else’s stories and how they have been affected. For me, pregnancy was a time for anxiety to rear its ugly head.  I have put together this piece all about pregnancy anxiety which I suffered from and […]

Pregnancy

Why you should consider birthing in the dark…

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Why you should consider birthing in the dark...

I’m back again to talk about hormones! I know you have heard me banging on about oxytocin till the cows come so I’m starting with something less obvious but equally pivotal when it comes to birth.   Time for a curveball   Let’s talk about cats (stay with me). Have you ever had a cat […]

Hypnobirthing

How To Survive The 4th Trimester

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How To Survive The 4th Trimester

How To Survive The 4th Trimester     Hey Mama to be   I’m guessing you want to be as prepared as you can be for the birth of your baby. You like to know that all bases are covered.   So, You’ve read the birth books, taken antenatal or Hypnobirthing classes along with some […]