Pelvic Floor & Core Health during pregnancy & postpartum

 

Pelvic floor & core health is a topic many mamas only hear about only when issues start cropping up!

Pregnancy and birth (both vaginal and caesarean) can put stress on and damage the pelvic floor and our core muscles. So, if you are planning to have a baby, you’re pregnant or you’ve had a baby (or a few), now is an especially important time to pay attention to those muscles down south!

On the 30th July 2021 we joined forces with Belly Bandit at My Favourite Things, to organise a live webinar led by leading women's health physiotherapist Carolyn Sultana. We LOVED Carolyn's insights and enjoyed each minute of...

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Q&A with Gayle Cutajar: Postpartum Exercise

 
Getting back in shape after having a baby, whether to lose the baby weight or to rebuild our strength and increase energy levels, is not a task we should approach blindly.
 
Once we get the green light from our doctor at the six-week checkup, how can a fitness coach help?
 
Donna had a chat with the lovely Gayle Cutajar about postnatal fitness, how specific exercises can help resolve certain issues caused by pregnancy and birth, and how good nutrition should be at the basis of an effective exercise program.
 
(Should you like more info on how you can kick-start your exercise plan, Gayle can be contacted on Facebook page...
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Pro-tip Series: How to cook ONE MONTH's worth of homemade dinners before baby's arrival

When we plan for the birth of our little one, we often put a lot of energy and focus into making sure we have all the baby clothes freshly washed, the crib set up, we stock up the nursery and start counting down the days to when we'll have baby in our arms. The postpartum period is nothing short of tough - your body is in recovery-mode, your little one is dependent on you 24/7 and the lack of sleep is doing you no favours.

But you still need to think about DINNER!

The last thing you'll feel like is worrying about what to feed yourself and your family - and unless you're blessed with an in-house chef, you need to get your act together...

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