Pregnancy Nutrition Tips

By Melanie McGrice, APD and Pregnancy Chef ambassador   We all know that a healthy diet is important during pregnancy, but despite this, 100% of Australian pregnant women don’t meet their recommended nutritional needs.[1] With morning sickness, hormone fluctuations and… Continue Reading >

Maintaining Pregnancy Support During COVID

Dr Tanya Unni AMTAN Medical Centre, Pimpama, Gold Coast   Being a new mum is challenging at any time. Your body is changing, and your world is changing even more. I remember being a first-time mum and it wasn’t easy,… Continue Reading >

How maternity compression garments reduce discomfort during pregnancy and post-delivery

Media kindly brought to you by Solidea   Carrying and birthing a baby puts enormous strain on a woman’s body, and points to its incredible resilience. The hips, lower back and pelvis will bear the brunt of pregnancy-related discomfort as… Continue Reading >

Chiropractic Care For Pregnancy and Babies

Written by Dr Carrie Rigoni (Chiropractor) Chiropractic care for pregnancy and babies is a growing field, with more and more families seeking natural health alternatives. There are many chiropractors in Perth who focus on this area, myself included. I want… Continue Reading >

The Joy of Movement

By: Jane Kilkenny That first kick that a woman feels during pregnancy is our earliest sign of the importance of movement.  That feeling is so special, it’s the first real physical indication that we have another little human growing inside. … Continue Reading >

Vaccinations for Pregnancy

Dr Ian Hill Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Royal Prince Alfred and Prince of Wales Hospitals Generally speaking, vaccinations tend to be a grey area for most expecting mums, and it is easy to see why. For most women, the focus is… Continue Reading >

Enhancing Wellbeing During Pregnancy

As expecting, or new, parents there is a vast amount of information that you can access about how to help your beautiful baby grow into a thriving successful adult. Opinions vary wildly about what does (or doesn’t) help you navigate… Continue Reading >

Solidea

Recommended by Obstetricians and Physiotherapists, Solidea Pregnancy and Recovery shorts, leggings and stockings provide proven medical compression. Specifically designed to support your changing body during pregnancy and improve your recovery following childbirth.

Minimise back/pelvic pain while supporting your pelvic floor and abdominal muscles in a lightweight, breathable fabric suitable all year around.

Health fund rebates may apply

Minimise back/pelvic pain while supporting your pelvic floor and abdominal muscles in a lightweight, breathable fabric suitable all year around.

Health fund rebates may apply

Benefits of a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy

Did you know that what you eat during pregnancy impacts your baby’s future health?  A Mediterranean-style diet has been found to be one of the healthiest options for pregnant mummas.  Here we investigate the benefits. What is the Mediterranean diet?… Continue Reading >

Helping first time mums, who were actually Stepmums first! Tips for getting through those 9 months and beyond.

Parenting is full of changes. Step parenting is full of challenges. Becoming a mum is full of challenges. No matter how prepared you think you are for it having been a stepparent, there are challenges and issues that you cannot… Continue Reading >