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Article Category - "Pregnancy, New Mums & Babies"

Your waters have broken: Let a sanitary towel be your friend

Your waters have broken: Let a sanitary towel be your friend

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

Posted on January 26, 2019

Rehearsing Labour : Harness the power of your breath

Rehearsing Labour : Harness the power of your breath

I’m a great believer in working with women to provide practical and effective ways to ride the waves of labour. There are many things we can practice before birth to give us the best opportunity for a more physiologically normal birth.

Don’t ever underestimate the power of breath and relaxation and the best preparation for birth. And it is practice that counts. As with many things its 1% theory and 99% practice that will make the different for birth preparation.… Read more

Posted on January 20, 2019

Introducing Our Private Midwives Ireland Care Package

Introducing Our Private Midwives Ireland Care Package The elbowroom & Private Midwives Care Package

The elbowroom is delighted to be working in collaboration with Private Midwives this year. Private Midwives Ireland is an established company, providing private maternity care to their clients in the comfort of their own home over the past 4 years. They actively offer choice, control and continuity through, continuous, compassionate midwifery care that is tailored to your needs. All PMI clients will be offered a special care package.… Read more

Posted on October 17, 2018

Mamas Meetup at The elbowroom

Mamas Meetup at The elbowroom

As you know… being a Mum isn’t all about teething and tantrums (though sometimes it feels like it!).

Mamas Meet Up brings together like-minded Mums and expecting mums with inspiring guest speakers from around Ireland to discuss everything from your career, style, health, motherhood, and well-being and you can bring the babies too!

Enjoy complimentary refreshments at the event from Yin & Tonic Café.

This Months Theme- “Nobody Told Me!”

“ Nobody told me about the arrival of morning sickness and heartburn after, nobody told me about the spontaneous blubbering, nobody told me about diastasis … what they don’t tell you on your bump to baby journey”

Meet the panelist experts from The elbowroom.

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Posted on July 11, 2018

The Helpful Breastfeeding Workshop

The Helpful Breastfeeding Workshop

 

 

A hands-on breastfeeding workshop for new mums.

Open to pregnant and new mums – As a mother, one of the best things that only you can do for your baby is to breastfeed. While breastfeeding isn’t the only option for feeding your baby, every mother has the potential to succeed and make it a wonderful experience. This course is a great preparation for succeeding in breastfeeding with real hands-on experience.… Read more

Posted on February 26, 2018

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