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CalmMama : Breathe, Relax, Birth with Emily McElarney

CalmMama : Breathe, Relax, Birth with Emily McElarney

Learn deep relaxation & hypnosis techniques for a calmer pregnancy and an undisturbed birth. CalmMama: breathe, relax, birth is a perfect way to help your body rest, relax and bring forth life. Using breathing, visualisation and deep relaxation techniques, take a rest from … Continue reading

Posted on April 16, 2017

Paediatric First Aid the Essentials

Paediatric First Aid the Essentials

The elbowroom brings you an introduction to practical paediatric first aid. Learn the theory and then practice on our specialised paediatric equipment. The workshop will address these issues and more. Giving Emergency First Aid and getting help. Infant, Toddler CPR- … Continue reading

Posted on April 1, 2017

Breastfeeding: Positioning, latch and attachment

Breastfeeding: Positioning, latch and attachment

In the beginning, when breastfeeding a newborn, paying special attention to positioning and attachment is important to avoid a poor or shallow latch that will hurt your nipples and make feeding difficult. That said, there is no right or wrong here, … Continue reading

Posted on March 21, 2017

Are your abdominal muscles separated?

Are your abdominal muscles separated?

While your baby or babies grew in your abdomen, the muscles at the front of your belly were pushed out and pulled apart. About 3 months after the birth of your baby, the muscles should have returned back together. The … Continue reading

Posted on March 21, 2017

Relaxing into early Labour : 10 Tips

Relaxing into early Labour : 10 Tips

As a Douala I often get called during the middle of the night. This tends to happen when the first sensations are starting for a new mother. I walk in and everyone in the house is busy doing the labour thing. I nearly … Continue reading

Posted on February 13, 2017