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Pilates promotes good posture & helps back pain →

Pilates promotes good posture & helps back pain

A regular Pilates routine will ensure that optimal posture becomes the foundation for a balanced, injury free way of moving. Tight muscles will lengthen and strengthen which promotes healthy blood circulation and lubricate your joints.  If you have never tried pilates before it is a good idea to get a solid foundation with a beginners course.

A common cause of back pain is poor posture which puts abnormal stress on the spine.… Read more

Posted on September 16, 2013

4 Great Resolutions For Breastfeeding →

4 Great Resolutions For Breastfeeding Tips for breastfeeding

Here are some top resolutions for easing into breastfeeding to make life easier for you. We will give you all the information you need and more in at our breastfeeding workshop taking place Sunday 29th September.

  • Sleep when your baby sleeps. Sleep deprivation is exhausting. Get sleep when you can. Sleep in separate beds from any parter if it means you both get sleep.
  • Keep hospital visitors to the bare minimum.
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Posted on September 13, 2013

The Final Countdown 6 weeks To The Arrival Of Your Baby →

The Final Countdown 6 weeks To The Arrival Of Your Baby Are you prepared for Birth?

Are you well prepared for birth or perhaps completely overwhelmed at the thought of giving birth & ready to leave it all in the hands of the medical profession?  Either way this is an important time to take note of some worthy advice.

independent birthing workshop

One of the best recommendations we can give is to do an independent birthing workshop to prepare.

Due to busy schedules, juggling responsibilities & getting life ready for your bundle of joy, adrenalin levels are at a high.  … Read more

Posted on August 27, 2013

8 Good Reasons Why Yogi’s Should Do Pilates →

8 Good Reasons Why Yogi’s Should Do Pilates

So you have been practising yoga for more than a year. Your flexibility and strength has improved, and you have learned how to be still and calm. Your hard work has paid off and you feel great!

Yoga has worked nearly every system in your body and you’ve developed increased flexibility in postures. There is however, sometimes a danger of over flexing muscles practising yoga. So a focus on core stability is paramount to keep you injury free.… Read more

Posted on August 21, 2013

Top tips for sucessfull breastfeeding →

Top tips for sucessfull breastfeeding

Women often spend so much time reading books preparing for birth but little time getting ready for breastfeeding. If you think about it we spend a few hours in labor but maybe months breastfeeding. Read this post to help get the best start and join us for the Breastfeeding workshop linked at the top of this post.

To help you along the way we have prepared helpful hints.

Here’s the tips

Whilst some women find breastfeeding straightforward, the vast majority of us may have some form of struggle.… Read more

Posted on August 16, 2013

Keeping cool: Tips for kids & babies →

Keeping cool: Tips for kids & babies Temperature control

Given the weather we are currently experiencing let’s talk temperature control in regard to keeping your children cool in hot temperatures.  If you want more advice about this or any other child safety issues, I’m running an introduction to Paediatric First Aid on August 14th and 21st. (And it’s run over 2 mornings to give you extra time to absorb all the information.

Normal body temperature is 36 º to 37 º Celsius (or about 96.8 º to 98.6 º Fahrenheit); You are considered feverish if oral temperature is above 100º F (37.8 C).… Read more

Posted on July 30, 2013