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Hormones in birth

Hormones in birth

Our bodies are amazing and how hormones react in pregnancy and birth is fascinating. I believe it’s important to have more information about hormones in pregnancy and birth so that you can understand what on earth is going on in your body! To...

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How to get baby dressed

How to get baby dressed

Sometimes when you are a new parent you get caught up in a schedule…. feed, wind, change, sleep repeat. It can be hard to get used to being completely responsible for someone else and to respond to baby when sometimes you’re not getting a...

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Baby Massage Online classes

Baby Massage Online classes

Just after one of my recent baby massage online classes I took some time to chat to camera about baby massage classes. I love teaching baby massage because I understand how crazy becoming a new mum can be. I’ve been a new Mum four...

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Guided meditation for pregnancy

Guided meditation for pregnancy

I’ve created a guided meditation for pregnancy. It’s an example of the kind of pregnancy focused meditation that I use in my prenatal yoga classes. It’s about 15 minutes long. It will walk you through the whole meditation… from...

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Weather Massage for children

Weather Massage for children

As part of my baby massage course we learned this lovely massage. It’s not part of the core course but it’s a great way to include massage in your routine as children get older. It’s a great way to start and then you can think...

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The Benefits of baby massage

What are the benefits of baby massage? There are lots of ways baby massage can benefit not just your baby, but you and your partner as well. Massage may help your baby to: develop mentally, socially and physically stay relaxed and not get upset...

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Pelvic Floor Awareness and Exercises

Pelvic Floor Awareness and Exercises

Pelvic floor awareness and exercises are important for bladder health and sexual health. They are vital when women are pregnant because of all the extra work that your muscles have to do when your baby is growing. What is the pelvic floor? The...

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Fun exercises for Mum and Baby

Fun exercises for Mum and Baby

As part of my baby massage course I always teach a different relaxation or exercise at the beginning of the class. It’s great to ground ourselves and relax before we start massaging baby because they are like little sponges and pick up on...

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What are the benefits of yoga for pregnant women?

What are the benefits of yoga for pregnant women?

There are many benefits of yoga for pregnant women. It can help to: Improve sleep. Reduce stress and anxiety of pregnancy and birth. Increase the strength, flexibility and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth. Decrease lower back pain...

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Why is breathing important in pregnancy and birth?

Why is breathing important in pregnancy and birth?

‘Focusing on your breathing requires you to concentrate. Focused breathing means that your thought process is directed away from any discomfort you may be feeling.’ – HSE article on breathing and self help techniques in labour...

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