Colic

Crying is a way for newborns to communicate with us. They can tell us if they are hungry, need a nappy change or just want a cuddle. However, if your baby has colic, crying takes on a whole new meaning and can be incredibly stressful! What is colic? Clinically colic is defined …

Why is it important to balance my blood sugar levels?

Learning to eat in a way that keeps your blood sugar levels balanced is vital for your optimum health and functionality. During pregnancy your increased blood supply and levels of certain hormones mean you are more likely to experience dips in blood sugar (energy lows). This makes that balance harder …

Breastfeeding superfoods

Getting the right nutritional balance when you are breastfeeding is really important for you and your baby. Whilst your milk supply may not be effected by what you eat, there is a catch - your body will always put your baby first. It will take the nutrients it needs for …

Five reasons to do your pelvic floor exercises

Did you know the average pregnancy bump weighs around 6 kg? Therefore the pressure is building on your pelvic floor muscles before your baby even arrives! Pushing your baby out further weakens these muscles. This isn't good news for later life, which is why it's important to do your pelvic floor exercises …

Breast changes during and after pregnancy

Written by Breast Cancer Care, this booklet gives you valuable information about what happens to your breasts during pregnancy, bras, breast changes after birth and breastfeeding. It is really important to be breast aware during this time.It also looks at some of the breast problems you may experience, such as…