What is the pelvic floor?

If you are pregnant or are a mumma-to-be, chances are you’ve heard of the pelvic floor and how it commonly becomes dysfunctional after childbirth or pregnancy. Fun fact: males actually have a pelvic floor too, and, though it’s less common,… Continue Reading >

Is it safe to exercise while I’m trying to fall pregnant?

Whether it’s a well-meaning Aunt warning us not to lift anything too heavy, or an online fitness guru barbell squatting with a giant pregnant belly, there is so much conflicting information available about whether exercise is safe to do whilst… Continue Reading >

How to help your toddler adjust to life with a baby on the way

Walking along the frozen aisle at Coles, a woman stops next to us in front of the vegetables. “Oh, how far along are you?”. “7 months” I reply. She beams at my daughter looking at her suspiciously “how exciting! You’re… Continue Reading >

Pregnant and worried about COVID-19? How diet can help boost your immune system.

If you’re pregnant and overwhelmed by the current COVID-19 situation, you have made it to the right spot! Understandably, you probably have a few questions on your mind such as ‘can COVID-19 cause problems for a pregnancy?’ or ‘how can… Continue Reading >

Why you should choose organic skincare when pregnant

Our skin is our largest organ in our body and behaves like our digestive system in the way that whatever we put in or on our body may be absorbed into our bloodstream. And the average woman will apply more… Continue Reading >

Top hacks for staying healthy while managing a family!

Easy ways mums can manage the whole family’s nutrition. Article to be attributed to James Halim, Nutritionist and Food Service Dietician at MACROS.   A healthy diet is an integral part of maintaining a balanced lifestyle, however, even more vital… Continue Reading >

When does Good Friday become a Great Friday!

All parents share special bonds with their children and no two women’s journey to become a mum is necessarily the same. My journey to become a mum involved IVF after 8 years of trying naturally for a baby.  Some may… Continue Reading >

3 things I wish I did differently when I was pregnant

I’m not afraid to admit that there are a few things I’d do differently if I had my time of being pregnant again with my boys. Actually, from the time before we were ready to start a family. We learn… Continue Reading >

Pelvic Floor Exercises Before and After Birth – “Putting on your life jacket first”   

By Sue Croft, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Co-Chair Scientific Committee NCOI2020, Author Pelvic Floor Recovery: Physiotherapy for Gynaecological and Colorectal Repair Surgery and Pelvic Floor Essentials. www.pelvicfloorrecovery.com   There is so much to get excited about when you’re pregnant. From creating… Continue Reading >

How to prepare for labour and birth

Renee Adair   We prepare ourselves for so many of life’s big transitions. Take your wedding day for example.  You seek out advice and information, you research and ask questions, you explore all of your options and most of us… Continue Reading >