Women feel pressure to ‘get back to normal’ post birth yet self care is key during the 4th trimester

Mar 31 2020

A new survey conducted by Multi-Gyn and Multi-Mam finds that over a third of women (39%) felt pressure to lose their post pregnancy baby weight.  Additionally, nearly a fifth (20%) felt pressure to get back into a fitness regime.

In reality, with the body adjusting to very little sleep and the demands of a newborn baby, for some women the challenges of this fourth trimester can be difficult without any added pressures.  A lack of education, support and conversation about this time leaves many women unprepared for what to expect. 

Every body and every birth is different, but self-care during this trimester is particularly important. Here are 5 ways to help heal your body and enjoy this new stage of life with a precious newborn:

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4 Tips to help you survive baby-led weaning during lockdown

Mar 30 2020

As lockdown comes into effect, you may be wondering how you are going to make it out with your sanity still intact. While everyone is going to be suffering from cabin fever, this is especially so for those parents who will be confined to their homes with a young baby who have just started baby-led weaning. Here are some tips to help maximise the bonding and to help minimise the stress of the experience.

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Spring is in the air… Fashion shout out

Mar 26 2020

Spring has arrived and the sun is starting to shine!  We may only be venturing into our gardens during this crisis, but the warmer weather reminds us that we still need to invest in lighter clothing for Spring. I want to do a shout out to Frugi, the leading organic kids wear brand, which is doing all it can at this time to stay open and continue trading in the right way by offering a generous 20% off 101 styles, bedding and PJ’s from www.welovefrugi.com

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