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A Hands-on Preparation Class for Pregnant Mums →

A Hands-on Preparation Class for Pregnant Mums

This class is designed to prepare you for breastfeeding and give you the chance of getting off to a great start.

First-Time Mums

It is suitable for first-time mums as well as those who want to have a better breastfeeding experience with their second baby.  Areas covered include:

  • The benefits of breastfeeding
  • Maximising your chances of success
  • How to know if your baby is latched on properly
  • How to know if your baby is getting enough milk
  • Troubleshooting: potential problems and how to avoid them
  • Expressing milk
  • Where to find information and support
Positive Breastfeeding

Studies show that mothers who enjoy a positive breastfeeding experience are more likely to have attended a preparation course.… Read more

Posted on October 15, 2013

Exercises to strengthen the Pelvic Floor →

Exercises to strengthen the Pelvic Floor

In pregnancy pilates classes, starting this week, we always focus on the importance of your pelvic floor muscles as well as your abdominal muscles. And this is why.

What and where is your Pelvic Floor?

The pelvic floor muscles are the foundation for the core of the body. They help stabilize the pelvis, and they support the organs of the lower abdominal cavity, like the bladder and uterus.  The pelvic floor muscles, along with the deep muscles of the back and abdomen, form the group of muscles we work when we focus on developing core strength.… Read more

Posted on October 3, 2013

Addicted to Food? Break the Spiral →

Addicted to Food? Break the Spiral

Most of us would love a normal healthy body weight but do find it difficult to achieve.  In theory, weight reduction is simply cutting down on what we eat.  So why is it that we are continuously tempted to overeat?

A recent study shows we eat for many reasons unrelated to our daily energy requirements. Many of us eat out of stress, frustration or for sheer pleasure.  Artificial food from the supermarket shelves provides an easy temptation that many of us simply cannot resist.… Read more

Posted on September 19, 2013

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