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Article Category - "New Mums & Infants"

Infant Massage with Expert Naomi Kiss

Infant Massage with Expert Naomi Kiss

 

Infant massage is one of the most rewarding ways to bond and connect deeply with your baby. We are thrilled to announce we will be starting a new five week infant massage course. Start date for the course is Tuesday, April 20th 2021. Additional information and booking details are included at the end of the blog

What are some of the benefits of infant massage?

Each Massage may stimulate;

  • Circulatory and digestive systems
  • Hormonal and immune systems
  • Coordination and balance
  • Learning and concentration
  • Muscular development and growth
  • Mind and body awareness
  • May help relieve gas and colic & constipation
Our infant massage course is a lovely, relaxing time for both you and the baby. Read more
Posted on April 14, 2021

Your Pelvic Floor : Do you sneeze and pee?

Your Pelvic Floor : Do you sneeze and pee?

After having two children, my sneezing and trampolining days were behind me. Literally. It wasn’t until my second child was three, that I decided to try and get help. Here is some background information that may help you.

What and where is your pelvic floor

The pelvic floor muscles are the foundation of 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.… Read more

Posted on January 1, 2020

How Having a Doula Affects Positive Birth Outcome

How Having a Doula Affects Positive Birth Outcome With professional Doula Services on the rise, partly thanks to celebrity praise from well-known names such as Meghan Markle and Nicole Kidman, one has to wonder what really are the benefits of having a Doula by your side in the delivery room and beyond?

We’ve gathered up the statistics so you don’t have to!

Firstly, what is a Doula?

A doula is somebody that provides non-medical support for mothers throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond.… Read more

Posted on July 8, 2019

Preparing Your Pelvis for Birth with Osteopathy

Preparing Your Pelvis for Birth with Osteopathy A great preparation for birth is to ensure your pelvis is well aligned and there are no restrictions that may possibly complicate the position of the baby or the birth itself.
Posted on December 1, 2017

First Aid for Burns & Scalds

First Aid for Burns & Scalds

If your child has suffered a burn or scald you need to act quickly.

• Cool the burnt area immediately with cold running water for at least 10 minutes.

• Clothing retains heat and so remove immediately from the burnt area if possible, however, do not try to pull off clothing that has stuck to the skin.  Otherwise cool for at least 10 minutes before attempting to remove.

• The size and depth of the burn will determine the type of medical help you need to seek.  … Read more

Posted on September 25, 2017

Turning a Breech Baby with Acupuncture

How can I help turn my breech or transverse baby?

Week 34

A baby starts to migrate head down from about the 28th week. If the baby is still not head down by week 34 you should probably look into doing something to encourage them.

How to Help

There are many things you can do to help turn a baby who hasn’t gone head down yet. These include

  • Dropping to all fours and putting your chest on the floor when you feel your baby moving.
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Posted on December 19, 2016