Article Category - "Pregnancy, New Mums & Babies"
Learn deep relaxation & hypnosis techniques for a calmer pregnancy and an undisturbed birth.
Calm Mama is a perfect way to help your body rest, relax, Prepare for birth and bring forth life.
Using breathing, visualisation and deep relaxation techniques, take a rest from the stresses and anxieties you may be feeling during pregnancy and in preparation for birth.
This workshop, suitable for any stage of your pregnancy, will help you gain an insight into how to use relaxation, breathing and hypnobirthing techniques in pregnancy and during birth.
Reflexology is so much more than a relaxing foot massage. Reflexology is based on the principal that certain reflex points on the feet correspond to different body organs and systems, and that pressing them creates real benefits for the person’s health. It is a unique treatment that benefits those suffering from a broad spectrum of health conditions and disorders.What common conditions can reflexology treat?
1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
20% of people in Ireland suffer from this embarrassing health condition but there is little doctors can do to help other than a prescription of tablets which can even perpetuate symptoms.… Read more
The birth of your baby is one of the most important moments of your life!
Prep for birth and make sure you and your partner are fully prepared and informed with our one-day, antenatal workshop.
This comprehensive antenatal course will pass on years of wisdom and experience and give a practical toolkit of techniques to mothers and their birth partners.You Will Learn
Understanding the different stages of labour and their hallmarks
Labouring at home safely and comfortably
When is the right time to go to the hospital
Being a useful and calming birthing partner
Finding comfort and calm during labour and birth
Positions and breathing for all stages of labour and birth
What to expect in the hospital
How to reduce medical intervention and keep labour progressing
Protecting your perineum
Making informed choices in birth and feeling empowered during all stages
Included: 1 free prenatal yoga class – bring a partner to the workshop for free.… Read more
Throughout your pregnancy or after birth, you may have experienced SPD aka Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction – A common disorder of the pelvis caused by the body’s inability to adapt to the stretching and loosening of ligaments caused by a hormone which is ultimately designed to support your baby’s gentle growth.
However, some women face difficulty when the joints in the pelvis move unevenly or there has been a change in the way the pelvic joint functions during pregnancy, triggering which experts believe more than 25% of women suffer with, though many remain undiagnosed, SPD.… Read more
Many women receive acupuncture treatment to help them through the different stages of pregnancy, it is an ideal treatment during pregnancy as it is non-invasive and drug free, and will not cause any harm to the baby.
We see many women in our clinic for acupuncture whilst pregnant with the majority coming into us to get support for a natural spontaneous start to labour. With a cervical ripening program many of our clients have avoided inductions and have gone on to have shorter and smoother labour.… Read more
In this post we look at how you look after yourself and your baby when your waters break before labour starts.What is amniotic fluid?
Protective water around your baby inside the membrane sac. After 20 weeks it is mostly produced by the babies kidneys – Yes its wee. It’s straw coloured with flex of vernex which is your babies skin.
It provides a protective, cushioning environment for your baby to grow.… Read more