Tips for Supporting your Toddler to Sleep Well

After a long day, it is a priority for parents to get their toddlers to sleep so they can have a little well-deserved me-time. According to research, most children fall asleep within 20 minutes of going to bed, however it… Continue Reading >

Fertility Meditations and Affirmations for Optimum Mindset

A diagnosis of infertility and the commencement of and form of Assisted Reproductive Treatment (ART), be it Ovulation Induction (OI), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), or In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) come with a wide and varied range of emotions. Irrespective of whether… Continue Reading >

Breathing exercises to calm children and reduce anxiety

Stress is a fact of modern life. We enjoy unprecedented levels of convenience and technological advancement and our daily lives are busy and high pressured, even for our children. Our body’s autonomic nervous system has sophisticated mechanisms designed to deal… Continue Reading >

How to reduce stress as a parent

Stress is a normal part of life. It is simply a physical, emotional, and psychological reaction to anything that requires attention or action. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to function! However, when in excess it can feel very uncomfortable…. Continue Reading >

Pregnancy Yoga and How It Can Help With Labour and Birth

Pregnant? Congratulations! For most women, this will be one of the most exciting times of your life. For some women though, while still magical, it can also be a time where joints stiffen up, you feel bloated, your back may… Continue Reading >

What is a premmie baby?

A premmie or premature or preterm baby is one who is born before 37 weeks (completed weeks of gestation). A term pregnancy is defined as at least 37 weeks with the usual duration of a pregnancy being quoted as 40… Continue Reading >

5 great reasons children should be doing yoga!

Did you know? It is estimated that 1 in 7 primary school-age children has a mental health difficulty, like anxiety, depression and behaviour problems, but only 1 in 4 gets the help they need. Certain risk factors present before 6 months… Continue Reading >

Your Thyroid and Fertility

Did you know that your thyroid can be directly linked to your fertility? Your thyroid is a gland in your neck that is responsible for controlling, many bodily functions. This gland produces hormones that help to control your body’s metabolic… Continue Reading >

What is a Doula and what are the benefits of hiring one?

Traditionally, a Doula was a woman offering non-medical support and information to other women and their partners during birth and the postnatal period. ‘Doula‘ is a Greek word that came to mean “woman’s servant”. I believe that a Doula is a support and information bank… Continue Reading >

What is a Doula?

By Renee Adair A doula, or birth attendant, is usually a woman, who offers non-medical support and information to parents in pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. ‘Doula’ is a Greek word that has come to mean, “to serve”. There… Continue Reading >