Exercise

Challenges of the New Mother

Being a new mother is the greatest feeling in the world, yet it comes with a set of challenges. Having a brand new baby who requires constant attention can be overwhelming, however, don’t fear, below we list a few challenges that new mums face and solutions on how to copy.. Here are some of the […]

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All about child birth

Motherhood is the most exciting journey that a woman undertakes out of which the most important chapter is the actual child birth. For all the moms-to-be who want more information about this process, here is some of what to expect. Methods of Childbirth: There are a few different methods to birth your child. Vaginal delivery […]

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After Delivery Care – New Mother

It is so amazing to think something so small creates so much disruption. So much happens to a woman emotionally and physically following the birth of her child, these postpartum changes usually last for about 6-8 weeks, until you start to feel in control again. During the first few weeks, it is crucial for new […]

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After Childbirth

Whilst pregnant and after giving birth you will experience a lot of physical changes in your body. These changes may be temporary or will be with you forever.  You need to check your body and treat accordingly.   Some of the things that will change are as follows: Breast care Your breasts may increase in […]

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What to Expect: Your Body After Birth

Pregnancy is one of the biggest physical changes you’ll go through, and it takes a while to get back to normal. Find out what to expect after the birth.   First few days Whether you’ve had a natural delivery or a Caesarean, you can expect to feel pretty delicate for the first few days after […]

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You in the First Year After Giving Birth

Month 1 Becoming a mum is a huge change, so give yourself time to get used to it. You might feel very tired and need to rest as much as you can. Take the time to enjoy moments with your newborn. Holding her close to you, skin to skin, is a lovely way to bond […]

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10 Ways to Get More Sleep as a New Mum

Babies aren’t the world’s greatest sleepers – making new mums so tired. Here’s some advice for getting some well-deserved naps.   Have a 20-30 minute nap Having a short nap means that you don’t end up slipping into sleep inertia, where you feel groggy and disoriented. Sleeping longer will also lead to a whole new […]

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Exercise After Birth – 7 Ways to Get Active

Exercise ideas to help you get moving and take care of your body after giving birth.   Exercise after the birth – 7 gentle ways to get active Your body’s been through a big change. Here’s a list of ideas to help you get moving and take care of your body after giving birth.   […]

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Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor

One of the key muscles that need a lot of help after delivery is the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor muscles are found between your legs, from your pubic bone at the front to the base of your spine at the back. They hold your pelvic organs in place, i.e. the bladder, bowel, vagina and […]

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Exercising During and After Pregnancy

Regular, gentle exercise has an important part to play in keeping you fit during pregnancy. Among other things, it helps you to: improve your cardiovascular fitness (your heart and blood vessels) improve your temperament and mental state go through an easier and less complicated birth and a speedy postnatal recovery and regain your shape after delivery. […]

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