I am 34 weeks pregnant this week and beginning to prepare my body for birthing our baby. I am hoping to have an intervention free, natural childbirth. One of the many things I’m doing to prepare is eating 70g+ of date fruit per day. Which is three dates.I originally learned about the benefits of eating […]Continue reading
The Best Safe Core Exercises for Pregnant Women that you should be doing NOW! Fabulous 2nd second trimester prenatal pilates video #workout that can be done at home.
Strengthen your core for pushing in labour, help to prevent back pain and help you prevent diastasis recti during pregnancy.
How to Avoid Abdominal Separation During Pregnancy
Which exercises should we avoid in order to prevent diastasis recti during pregnancy. Follow these guidelines in order to create a safe core workout routine throughout your pregnancy. Keep your core and pelvic floor supported as your belly grows over each trimester.
Prepping to Push – The Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy. Kegel Exercises for Women During Pregnancy. Many women experience pregnancy incontinence thanks to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Learn how to make your pelvic floor strong with kegels, Pelvic Floor Exercises During Pregnancy as you prepare for childbirth.Continue reading
163 shares Pin37 Share126 Tweet0 I have big news to share today. I have already begun telling my family, friends and my clients this week….John and I are expecting our first child together! We had a scan Tuesday to confirm that our baby has a strong heartbeat and is growing well. So far I have […]Continue reading
15 shares Pin12 Share3 Tweet0 Getting off your feet and sinking into your comfy bed should be a welcome relief from the day, however, pregnancy leg cramps can stand between you and a peaceful nights sleep. These painful involuntary muscle contractions, that typically affect the calf, foot or both — are common for expecting mothers, especially […]Continue reading
77 shares Pin69 Share8 Tweet0 Pregnancy is not always a breeze, what with the many physiological and hormonal changes that can throw our lives out of gear, but with a few new habits, you can find ways to comfortably overcome some common pregnancy problems. I’ve also found some remedies for heartburn, relief for constipation in […]Continue reading
12 shares Pin11 Share1 Tweet0 Looking for maternity sportswear for your Prenatal Pilates class or just to wear to the gym? I’ve done some online window shopping for you to find flattering, comfortable and supportive maternity activewear. I’ve looked for items which can transition from month three or four all the way to the end of […]Continue reading
In my Prenatal Pilates class, we were discussing the freebies available for expecting mums.A few of the mothers to be signed up for the Lidl, Aldi and Supervalu gifts. So I thought I share those details below and have a look for any other offers out there.I hope this helps some of you, I always […]Continue reading
Being relaxed and feeling safe is important when labouring and birthing your baby. It increases the flow of oxytocin which helps improve uterine contractions and a surge when your baby is born helps you to bond with your baby. So why affirmations?Every thought you think and every word you say is an affirmation of a belief. […]Continue reading
“I’m pregnant!” The moment a woman realises this, she feels more responsible to take care of her health, as this would reflect on her unborn child’s health. A lot of my prenatal clients have expressed that they are not sure what exercise they can do while pregnant, so they give up. But prenatal exercise is not […]Continue reading
I created this video for my Pregnancy Pilates clients for their last six weeks of pregnancy to help prepare their pelvis for birth. It accompanies my Birth Preparation Guide. Please excuse the dodgy lighting, awkward edits and low volume in places. And how awful is that screenshot! I’m hoping that with practise it will get better.Please subscribe to my […]Continue reading
I have just finished my Birth Preparation Guide for my Prenatal Pilates clients. I have also created a YouTube video too. One of the (surprising) recommendations within is to eat 6 date fruit a day in the four weeks leading up to their due date. But before you go, this is a recipe for everyone. Not […]Continue reading
Deriving its name from the Greek word kolla, collagen is indeed a vital element that helps to keep the body functioning. Collagen is a protein that combines with keratin and elastin to make your skin strong and elastic. As you age, the production of collagen in your body also slows down. This results to the […]Continue reading
I am currently due our first child in August. My classes will be finishing on July 27th (all going well). Dismiss