Why do I need a ‘New Mum Check-up?’

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. 

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Your Guide to Exercise in Pregnancy

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. 

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Why to Prepare for Postpartum

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.

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Emily's Home Birth Story of Olly

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.

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Aarti's VBAC Birth Story

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'.

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Breastfeeding Triplets

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!

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