Why not to rush back to running after having a baby

Rosie Cardale, Bristol-based musculoskeletal physiotherapist and Mummy MOT practitioner talks about the importance of getting a postnatal assessment and working through fundamental strength training before being tempted to dust off your trainers and get out running during the lockdown. As a new mum, it’s normal to want to ease your way back into your pre-pregnancy […]

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Prenatal Ayurveda˚ “Who’s Body Is This?”

“I can’t believe this is happening!” Sounds familiar? With each pregnancy, it’s as if you are on a 1st date with your own body all over again. Constipation High Blood Pressure Increased Discharge New Cravings Sudden Anxiety or Self Doubt Vaginal Discomfort Changes in your skin Changes in your Vulva Fluctuating Energy Levels Changed sleep […]

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Prenatal Ayurveda˚ “Do I Need a Birth plan?”

Do I Need a Birth plan? I personally believe you can’t *plan* birth. A myriad of things can alter any planned route, so it would simply be counterproductive to rely on 1 method; let alone a whole plan. Preparing for birth is a better choice of word. The birthing process is such a *primordial* event… […]

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PREGNANCY YOGA PLAN

A unique 4-pillar plan, to instil confidence from pregnancy to birth. The huge changes that occur in our body throughout pregnancy can sometimes be challenging to adapt to both on a physical and psychological level. Dr Leah has designed the completely unique 4-Pillar approach of the Pregnancy Yoga Plan to encompass 4 essential areas. Including almost 7 […]

AVOID BURNOUT – top breathwork tips to help you reduce stress now

When you hear the definition of ‘Burnout’ you can understand why it’s such a buzzword at the moment, especially amongst parents. “Burnout is a form of exhaustion caused by constantly feeling swamped. It is a result of excessive and prolonged emotional, physical and mental stress.” The charity MIND recently conducted research and concluded ‘there are […]

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Yoga in Pregnancy with Leah Deutsch

Yoga throughout pregnancy can be hugely a supportive tool and I’ve written several articles on it’s benefit . Ultimately staying more mobile throughout your pregnancy and cultivating a connection with your body and baby, will carry you through your pregnancy and beyond. What are the benefits of yoga in pregnancy? The World Health Organisation recommend […]

Navigating Pre-Natal Depression: Malin Andersson

Malin Andersson – Navigating Pre-Natal Depression As we’re approaching baby loss awareness week, I write this blog with a heavy but also light heart. I’m currently pregnant with my second child, but as many of you may know, I’m still grieving the loss of my first child, Consy. After giving birth at 32 weeks and […]

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting Twins

Finding out you’re expecting twins, well it’s a shock, You may be thinking to the future and wondering how you’ll cope looking after two newborns at once, or how little sleep you’ll get in the first year. After the news has sunk in that you’re having twins, you’ll probably have lots of questions about what […]

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You’re Expecting Twins!

Firstly, congratulations on your news that you’re expecting twins as I’m guessing that’s why you’re here! It’s going to be such a special journey and you should try to cherish all of it. The news that you’re going to have two babies not one, can take some time to sink, and it’s only natural to […]

Pregnant, Not Perfect

Although it really is a miracle and so many are so grateful to be pregnant, pregnancy can be tough and that is often overlooked. Your body’s priority is literally creating a new human from scratch and because so many people do it, not enough credit or care gets given to pregnant women. We have this […]

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The Essential Stretch Routine – Pregnancy Safe!

Join bloss Pilates Expert Natalie Clough as she guides you through a short and sweet stretch routine that will help open up the body – leaving you feeling long, supple and relaxed. Get rid of all tension in your body with this easy home workout, suitable throughout pregnancy. All you will need are some cushions, a […]

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15 Minute Prenatal Exercises – Safe During Pregnancy!

Join bloss Pilates Expert Natalie Clough as she guides you through a quick 15 minute prenatal pilates workout, suitable throughout your pregnancy and can be easily done at home. This low-intensity workout will leave all of you mums-to-be feeling supple, stretched and relaxed. All you need are some cushions! Click the video below to begin your […]

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Tips to Control Anxiety

These tips can assist anyone who has felt triggered by discussion of the content in the talk from our Instagram LIVE. More detailed information can be found on the handout and workshop around trauma, also available on my page. Tips to control anxiety: Refocus your attention! Concentrate really hard on something in your environment: colours, […]

NICU – Baby Jackson’s Story | Bloss Real Parent Series

When you are 27 weeks pregnant the last words you want or expect to hear are “We need to go to theatre as your baby is coming”. This was probably the scariest thing I have heard and started what will be a very long and scary journey through the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  I went […]

C Section Advice for Fathers

Birth is a naturally worrying time for the dad-to-be, but often an area overlooked is what happens if the mum of your baby or partner has a caesarean. C-section advice for fathers, in addition to the information available for mums, is important. With the right knowledge and insight, you’ll be able to navigate this experience […]