November is National Bladder Health Month

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Did you know that November is National Bladder Health Month?? (TBH, I only just recently found that out).I know, you’re probably thinking “there’s a month for everything now!” Probably true, lol. BUT, what a great opportunity to talk about something that is so prevalent for women who’ve had babies, yet is not talked about nearly…

What is the “Connection Breath”?

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Breathing seems pretty easy, right? Most of the time we’re not even paying attention to it happening. So what exactly is the connection breath? And why is it so important for helping the function of your core and pelvic floor postpartum? There’s more to your core than just abs… When you think of your “core”,…

7 Tips for Curbing Emotional Eating

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7 Tips for Curbing Emotional Eating

Are you new mom struggling with emotional eating at home, or while you’re at work? Deep down, you probably know that you’re not genuinely hungry, but you snack anyway! Settling into motherhood and navigating all of the emotional and physical changes going on, not to mention the stresses of everyday life can really do a…

Crunchy Peach Pots

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For breakfast or an anytime snack. (Vegan option included) Ingredients 1 peach peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks 150g pot Greek Yoghurt ( or coconut yoghurt for vegan option) 2 tbsp puffed/popped quinoa 1 tsp honey (replace with maple syrup for vegan option) 1 tablespoon mixed nuts (optional) Method In a short glass layer the…

Egg Soldiers (without toast!)

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A much healthier way to enjoy your eggs Ingredients 1 soft-boiled egg 5 spears of steamed asparagus OR steamed green beans Method Cut the soft-boiled egg in half and serve with the steamed asparagus or green beans for dipping.

Rosemary Fries

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Ingredients 1kg/2lbs of potatoes 3 tbsp coconut oil 4 large sprigs of rosemary pinch of cayenne pepper Method Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. In a shallow roasting pan, add 1 tbsp of the oil and place in the oven to heat up while you prepare the potatoes Cut potatoes into chunky chips/sticks Pour the…

Why chewing your food properly is important for your overall health and wellbeing

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Did you know that you should chew your food a minimum 15 times before swallowing. In some cases upwards of 30-40 times! When it comes to chewing your food a good rule of thumb is to chew till food has turned to liquid and well-mixed with saliva; a piece of hard vegetable will take longer to…

Foods with high amounts of hidden sugar

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Sugar is the real culprit. For many years people have been led to believe that saturated fat is the main cause of heart disease. However new studies have revealed that saturated fat is far less harmful than sugar. It is no surprise that that chocolates, fizzy drinks, sweets and cakes are loaded with added sugar.…

Ease Your Postpartum Pelvic Pain

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Did you experience lower back pain during pregnancy? What about pelvic girdle pain? Did the pain stick with you even after you had the baby? I had some pretty significant pelvic girdle pain, specifically around my pubic symphysis, which is the joint right at the front of the pelvis. For me, it basically felt like…

Pelvic Health Series-Part 3: Diastasis Recti (what is it?)

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Hey everybody, Happy Thursday! (I first wrote Wednesday, I’m out of whack because of the long weekend!) I hope you’ve gotten some helpful information so far this week…as always if you have any questions any of the topics, please feel free to comment or send me a message! Today’s topic is Diastasis Recti. What the…