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SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

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

Posted on February 5, 2019

Career Change? It Worked For Me!

Career Change? It Worked For Me!

I work in a job that challenges me every day. A job where I need to use my body and mind in equal measure. A job that benefits me hugely not just financially but in other ways too. It’s a job that allows me to bring my kids to school and collect them and be there for them, for homework, hearing about their day and to cook the dinner.

My job is one which puts me in touch with wonderful, inspirational people every day of the week.… Read more

Posted on February 6, 2018

Pregnancy Yoga – Empowering Women

Pregnancy Yoga – Empowering Women

Here at The elbowroom we passionately believe in empowering women. We believe this empowerment is crucial to a positive birthing experience. This is the aim of our prenatal yoga classes and workshops. But enough from us. We’ll let our mums do the talking…

From Lauren

“I’m just writing to tell you that I had a beautiful baby boy last Sunday night. I want to thank you for your wonderful classes throughout my pregnancy!… Read more

Posted on October 27, 2017

You’re pregnant. Congratulations! Now Keep moving.

You’re pregnant. Congratulations! Now Keep moving.

As an expectant mother you want to be as healthy and strong as you can be to prepare for your birth. It’s not called labour for nothing.

That said, there are going to be days, particularly during the first trimester, when you feel so exhausted that even the sheer effort of lifting your hairbrush could reduce you to a puddle of tears.

“In the first trimester, the metabolic changes alone are tantamount to running a couple marathons.”Read more
Posted on January 23, 2017

Nurturing the Mother-to-be: Pregnancy Retreat

Nurturing the Mother-to-be: Pregnancy Retreat

I am so excited about our nurturing pregnancy retreat in the elbowroom escape in County Wicklow, this coming February.  Joining me in facilitating this lovely weekend will be our amazing yoga teacher and yoga teacher trainer, Melissa Curtis.  Like me, Melissa is a mum, yoga teacher, birth educator and hypnobirthing coach.  She also has over 14 years experience working with pre and postnatal mums and is a qualified doula also.

A pregnancy retreat to prepare body and mind for motherhood

This 2-night retreat takes place from February 3rd to 5th 2017.  … Read more

Posted on December 15, 2016