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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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, […]

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What Exercise is Safe During Pregnancy?

Firstly lets answer the safety question, yes, it’s absolutely safe and also recommended by the NHS for women during pregnancy to partake in regular exercise. As a pre and postnatal specialist the question around whether its safe and what to avoid when pregnant is a question I often get asked and with good reason. I […]

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Tips to Sleep Better at Night During Pregnancy

There’s a really frustrating problem that can cause angst, stress and exhaustion during your pregnancy days and that’s the double-whammy of feeling extra fatigued whilst also struggling to sleep. It can seem painfully unfair, and no amount of anyone telling you that it’s preparing you for the newborn days is actually helping. Knowing how to […]

Morning Sickness & Mental Health

This blog post discusses topics such as mental health illness and eating disorders which could be uncomfortable or triggering for some people. If you find the subjects in this article difficult to deal with please make sure that you share how you feel with someone. You can find support at BEAT, Mind and similar charities […]

* FREE * SLUMBER PARTIES

Relax your body and quieten the mind with this free relaxation session for pregnancy. A chance to connect to baby, breath and body and take some much needed time to slow down and relax. Working into the theta brainwaves Aimee will help guide you to a state of mind free from worries and will welcome […]

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A Dermatologist’s Guide to Breastfeeding

Nipple and breast skin health are fundamental to your breastfeeding journey if you are choosing to breastfeed. Rather than put up with or trying to battle through the pain on your own, here are some top tips to try to prevent any soreness as well as how to manage any issues. You shouldn’t have to […]

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Marcela Fiuza – Woman’s Health Dietitian Introduction

Marcela is a dietitian and award winning nutritionist with over 10 years experience working for the NHS and private sector.  She specialises in women’s health including PCOS, endometriosis, fertility, pregnancy, postnatal/maternal nutrition, menopause and weight management. She is a member of the BDA’s specialist Maternal and Fertility Nutrition Group.  In addition, she has a wealth […]