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Seasonal healthy Eating for winter wellness →

Seasonal healthy Eating for winter wellness

We firmly believe to eat well is to be well.  We do our best to balance a little over-indulgence with lots of fresh healthy fruit and vegetables, wholesome nuts & grains.

The busy holiday season can take it’s toll on both body and mind and we all benefit from a little extra nurturing during these cold winter months to restore us back to health and vitality.

Our resident Naturopath Kevin Callan has designed a great workshop to help you put a nutritious healthy food plan together for these harsh winter months.… Read more

Posted on January 11, 2015

Top tips for sucessful breastfeeding →

Top tips for sucessful breastfeeding

We often spend so much time reading books preparing for birth far less time getting ready for breastfeeding. If you think about it we spend a few hours in labour but maybe months breastfeeding.

Read this post to help get the best start and join us at our Preparing for Birth workshop. To help  you along the way we have prepared helpful hints.

Here’s the tips

Whilst some women find breastfeeding straightforward, a large number of have us may have some form of struggle.… Read more

Posted on January 8, 2015

10 ways to help achieve a positive, calm and natural birth →

10 ways to help achieve a positive, calm and natural birth

Ok, so the bump’s in full view – making you a shinning beacon for women who want to tell you the worst birth stories ever.  How about some good news?  There is lots you can do to help bring about a natural, calm and easier birth.  Here’s a list of 10 ways to achieve a positive natural birth.

If you’d like to hear more join me at the Preparing for Birth – workshop on Saturday 10th January

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Posted on January 7, 2015

Winter poses to beat those colds & flus →

Winter poses to beat those colds & flus

Poses that open the chest, throat and sinuses will limit congestion and support your respiratory organs. We have gathered some poses to invigorate and warm the kidneys. Also clearing away mucus and phlegm. It is important to stay focused on staying well over the busy festive season when we love to overindulge. These poses are metabolically invigorating and will help stimulate lymphs and avoid stagnation.

Like any fitness routine clear some space in your week to focus on keeping your body healthy.… Read more

Posted on December 17, 2014

Preparing for Motherhood →

Preparing for Motherhood

At the elbowroom, we have developed a one stop shop for all our mums to be, Preparing for Motherhood.  We understand motherhood as we are mothers, mid-wives and specialist practitioners. Over the years our classes, clinics & workshops have been designed to support your needs.

Fertility Services We develop a support plan for those with fertility and early pregnancy issues. For both men, women and those going through IVF according to your specific needs.… Read more

Posted on November 19, 2014

Tips to get Teens organised →

Tips to get Teens organised

One of most the important skills a teenager needs to learn is the ability to organise and manage their own life. Disorganised teens exhibit a range of behaviours such as;

• Frequently lost papers

• Homework not handed in on time or at all

• A school bag and/or school locker full of crumpled, disorganized papers, textbooks and random objects

• Difficulty breaking down long term tasks or projects

• Procrastination and missed deadlines

• Disruption at home

These behaviours can have a significant impact on their daily living skill, social skills and learning.… Read more

Posted on November 10, 2014