Why do I need a ‘New Mum Check-up?’
Your Guide to Exercise in Pregnancy
Written by Bethany Ford, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist via Bethany Ford.
As women, our bodies undergo some pretty amazing changes during pregnancy and birth. Its design is so incredible we are able to accommodate a growing baby for 9 months and then give birth bringing new life into this world. Wow.
Why to Prepare for Postpartum
Written by Bethany Ford, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist via Bethany Ford website.
As a pelvic health physiotherapist, one of the most commonly asked questions I receive from women is ‘I’m pregnant, how much exercise should I be doing?’. This is a crucial time when women want to make sure they’re following the right advice and not putting themselves or their baby at any risk.
Alexa's Free Birth Story
Written by Dulce Piacentini, Holistic Sleep Consultant and Postpartum Doula at Motherly Hug
It’s very common to see pregnant families preparing their baby’s room, buying baby’s clothes and accessories, also planning for birth, reading about it, making their choices… What we don’t see often is families preparing for postpartum.
Emily's Home Birth Story of Olly
Here is a wonderful and inspiring natural birth story shared with permission of birthing Mama, Alexa Pedersen via Luna Bloom.
Jessica's Hospital Birth Story - Welcoming Camila into the World
Check out this amazing home birth story - Emily’s determination and trust in her own body’s ability gave her the natural birth that she had hoped for. This story is shared with permission of birthing Mama, Emily Parks via The Balanced Mama Project.
Aarti's VBAC Birth Story
Mama Jessica shares her experience on how to prepare yourselves for the birth you vision. Jessica attended our online antenatal classes to help her achieve her best birth. Shared with permission of Jessica Mendes via Guided Space.
This birth story is shared with permission of the birthing Mama, Aarti Mehta. She birthed at the amazing #Sanctum which is a natural birthing centre in Hyderabad, India who's mission it is to 'to effect change in bringing Healthy and Safe Natural Birth practices in India, One Mother-at-a-Time'.
The Science of Newborn Sleep: Changing our perception
Check out this amazing mama’s story by Renee Scott and how she was able to breastfeed her beautiful triplets when she was told by professionals that she couldn’t!
Motherhood: A spiritual awakening
In the beginning of May, just 2 days after Meghan Markle gave birth to a baby boy, she was asked during interviews if her baby was sleeping well and if he was a good baby.
Motherhood - a sacred rite of passage, that is spiritually transforming, but can leave many of us lost without understanding of the sacredness of the transition of maiden > mother.