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What is baby massage?

Baby massage is gentle, rhythmic stroking of your baby’s body with your hands. You can use oils or a moisturiser to help your hands to glide smoothly over your baby’s skin. We recommend the use of organic sunflower oil. Why? Because...

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Preparing for birth – Squats

Preparing for birth – Squats

Ina May Gaskin said that if a woman squats 300 times a day that she will manage birth easily. Interesting, but squatting is not in our culture in Ireland so I think it’s unlikely that you will manage that during your pregnancy. But if you...

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Three part breath for pregnancy

Three part breath for pregnancy

What is Prāṇāyāma? Breathing in both yoga and birth is incredibly important. In yoga breathing exercises are known as Prāṇāyāma. It’s defined as the practice of breath control in yoga. In modern yoga as exercise, it consists of...

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Birth Preparation

Birth Preparation

When I was pregnant I had no idea that I should start planning my birth preparation at about six weeks prior to my due date. I’m sure lots of you are the same. From 34 weeks on is a really important time to start slowing down, focusing on...

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