When is it safe to have sex after giving birth? It is advisable to wait at least 6 weeks post birth, to reduce the risk of infection while your womb (uterus) is healing and to allow the tissues to repair, but ultimately it’s up to you. When will I feel like having sex after the
Hypnobirthing is a logical approach to childbirth. The tools and techniques you will learn on a course are hugely beneficial for Mums, birth partners and babies! You will find the relaxation techniques you practice in pregnancy can be used not only for birth but life in general.
Your complete guide to an active pregnancy with 20 weight-based and bodyweight workouts spanning the nine months of pregnancy and supporting your post-natal recovery.
What to pack in your hospital bag can be a minefield, if you packed every single thing that someone recommends you take, you would probably need a suitcase big enough for a family of 4! here Is a list of things to make packing your hospital bag a little easier for you! Maternity notes, including
A TENS machine for labour is a safe, effective, drug free pain relief used widely during childbirth..but don’t just take my word for it, here is what other people have said… “I couldn’t have got through my labour without my TENS machine, I took it off to go into the birth pool and I instantly
As a Women’s Health Physio ‘when can I return to running after birth’ is a question I get asked a lot. It is much easier to guide someone I know with this question but there are some rules that everyone can stick to! Firstly do not just wake up one day and think ‘today I
More super simple, super yummy, super healthy snacks. Raw banana energy balls…gluten free, dairy free, sugar free yumminess. These are such a good cup of tea snack or even for when you out and about if you parcel one or 2 up in a little container! Certainly if you close your eyes, forget about the
It is recommended that you wait 6-8 weeks before you return to exercise after having your baby…but what does that actually mean? Basically it takes 6-8 weeks for your soft tissues to heal. So it doesn’t mean that at 6-8 weeks after having your baby you can head straight back to your regular CrossFit/Zumba/Spining class
One thing I wish midwives and health professionals taught pregnant ladies is how to get in and out of bed safely. Getting in and out of bed CORRECTLY when you are pregnant is really important. Your abdominal muscles are already stretched beyond where they would like to be, and they really don’t like being put
Vegan Salted Caramel Brownies INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, grease a 9×9 brownie pan or line with parchment paper and set aside. 2. Combine ground flax and water in a medium bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer and set aside for 5 minutes until an egg-like gel forms. 3. Add in