A post on my experience, having a traumatic birth.
A pregnancy yoga exercise from Liz.
Pregnancy and post-baby pressures on our bodies can feel overwhelming at times.
Argh, water infections are so flipping annoying. They can cause pain, weakness, dizziness and vomiting.
Those who follow this blog, might know that the last 12 months have not been the easiest for my family and I.
Read Dr Sophie Langham's post to help you conceive.
Zita West is the founder of the Zita West fertility clinic which offers a unique holistic approach to natural fertility and IVF.
I've had a long-standing, fluctuating relationship with a low carb way of eating, starting with the most extreme introduction to it whilst at uni aged 19 when the Dr Atkins phenomenon had taken hold...
Welcome to another birthday edition of Brilliant Blog Posts! Sorry it's gone live later than usual but I had a day off for my birthday yesterday!
For me becoming a mum was a wonderful thing - all of my other achievements paled into insignificance. I felt I’d found purpose in my life, my new baby daughter became the reason I wanted to succeed and everything was hunky dorky until… I lost myself.
Urgh, right now it feels like greater pressure- on top of weight pressures- to not be able to actually admit I'm feeling down about my weight going up!
Pregnancy - and especially your first pregnancy - can be a daunting experience. As a self-certified hypochondriac, even the smallest ailment is enough to to send my worry-levels into overdrive, so as you can imagine, when 'with bump' this was a million times worse.
Migraines. Don't you just HATE them?! Mine are so excruciatingly painful and although I only get them every few years, they freak me out when they happen.
It's a heart-breaking fact that 250,000 babies are lost every year to miscarriage. The vital baby charity, Tommy's does so much incredible work in this area and has recently announced it's ambitions to raise £2m to open the UK's largest clinical centre dedicated to preventing early miscarriage. Set to open in April 2016, this pioneering centre's work will ensure that every family has the best chance of having a healthy baby.
At the start of the summer, a crazy - yet incredible - thing happened to me.
When it comes to maternity wear, 21st Century 'Mamas-To-Be' have never had it so good.
It's so easy in life to be constantly chasing dreams, and believe me, I'm a big believer in dreaming big, working hard, and simply going for 'it' whatever 'it' might be, but recently I've had a little shift in thinking...
While in Jamaica something a little bit surprising, and absolutely incredible happened.
If there wasn't enough anxiety-filled pressure when you're pregnant (big bump, little bump, too much weight, not enough) once you pop that baby out or have him airlifted as I did twice, first an emergency, second an elective (the latter a whole other set of pressures, of which I ignored wholeheartedly) you are quickly, at least with first baby anointed with parenting pressures.
Purleese people on the street, take note of the below. Don't say it. Don't even think it. Thanks.