At a time that is both incredible and full of new challenges, regular exercise after childbirth not only helps return you to pre-pregnancy weight and shape but gives you increased energy and improved mood, all of which you’ll need to cope with the demands of new motherhood.Also, rather than focusing on one area of the body it’s important to remember that there are many exercises that will help with overall health and fitness.Read More
Celebrities are known for seemingly snapping back from their pregnancies in what seems like record time. This puts a lot of pressure on regular women who wonder why their bodies don’t seem to be doing the same thing. The truth is that returning to your pre-pregnancy body immediately isn’t realistic and trying to make it happen in a couple of weeks or months isn’t healthy. However, there are ways to safely improve your fitness and appearance.Read More
If you’ve never had a baby before, it’s natural to feel a bit lost in the process. The good news is that you’ll find out as you go. What is most important are the initial steps that you take once you find out you're pregnant. Here are the things you should do right away.
When you first find out that you’re pregnant, there can be a lot of things that go through your mind. So, where you can, you’re going to want to try and focus on only a few things. Here are five to consider.
Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting times of your life, though there are some things that you need to get an order in advance. Preparation for a baby should start months before you are even considering trying. While it is nice to think things like where the baby might sleep, baby’s first outfit, which small cuddly toy is going the cot, and which top of the range pushchair will fit in the back of your car – there are actually some more practical things then you should do for you first.Read More
If you’re an anxious mom-to-be and you want some tips to help better prepare you for labour, you’ve come to the right place. You’ve probably had people give you weird and wonderful tips left right and centre, so what’s actually worth listening to? Read on for some of the most beneficial tips!Read More
When we’re pregnant, it can feel as though we’re not allowed to breathe without scrutiny. Our bodies stop being our own, and everyone has their opinions on what we should and shouldn’t put into them. Even once baby arrives, those of us who are breastfeeding face even longer lists of what we CAN’T do. The good news is, you might not have to deprive yourself as much as you think. While some things, like alcohol, are forever off the pregnancy to-do list, others aren’t as set in stone as we believe. For proof, we’re going to look at some foods you may have been avoiding which are an option for you after all.Read More