What You Need to Know About the Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy and Postpartum

According to Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor, Chloe de Winter from Go Chlo Pilates   I’m sure you’ve heard the words “pelvic floor” mentioned here and there. Perhaps, you’ve been told to “do your kegels at the traffic lights” at some… Continue Reading >

Pregnancy: the best time to prepare for the birth of a new you

Becoming a mother is an important rite of passage in the life of a woman. Preparing for motherhood and your postpartum experience can make a huge difference to your stress levels, mood and relationships during the first days, weeks and… Continue Reading >

Traditional Postpartum Practices for the Modern Mama

Postpartum healing practices and rituals are a common occurrence around the world, but Western culture aka “the modern world” have cut out this important phase and Modern mothers are suffering. In Western society, we often see Mother’s returning to work… Continue Reading >

How do you start feeling like yourself again in Motherhood?

Motherhood; A process of gaining someone but also losing someone – yourself. It’s a time of deep love but also a time of deep exhaustion. Modern Postpartum is often filled with stress, fear and overwhelm and results in mental, physical,… Continue Reading >

Postpartum 101: Everything you need to know before you give birth

Why everyone is obsessing over the fourth trimester After 9 months of growing a human, and going through all the bodily changes that women experience; there is still another 3 months of change and growth to go! It’s referred to… Continue Reading >

5 Simple Things you Should Prepare in Advance to Optimise your Postpartum Healing

Your postpartum experience can set the tone for how you move through Motherhood and can be altered by simple but worthwhile preparation. However, Mothers are often steered towards what material things they will need for the baby rather than how… Continue Reading >

Postpartum Practices for the Modern Mama | Amy Pasfield| Ep 159

  It’s not uncommon for many cultures around the world to practice postpartum rituals to help protect the mother, and her wellbeing, after she has given birth. Cultures including Indian, Chinese, Moroccan, Vietnamese and African amongst many. Disappointingly, and by… Continue Reading >

Why is strengthening your core the road to recovery from childbirth?

STRENGTH THE CORE ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY When Head Chiropractor Justine Lea gave birth to her third child, she was overjoyed at the arrival of her little bundle of joy. Then, a couple of months later, she was shocked… Continue Reading >

The Importance of a Postpartum Plan

I experienced two polar opposite Postpartum periods. I came home from the hospital, wrapped my newborn up in a muslin wrap and placed her in the bassinet. I sat on the lounge deeply exhausted and entertained and spoke with guest… Continue Reading >

The Essentials of Postpartum Nutrition for All Mothers

Our season of postpartum motherhood is all -encompassing. We experience moments of wonder and worry, happiness and helplessness, awe and angst, and often all within an average day. We are the nurturers, givers and comforters – roles that demand so… Continue Reading >