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Boxing Gloves On For A Home Birth

Boxing Gloves On For A Home Birth

Weeks 8-12 taken from my pregnancy journal   After two natural births that were quick and relatively pain free I really wanted to try for a home birth, I had to talk my husband around as he couldn’t understand why I would opt for that when I could get a couple of days in the clinic getting pampered and be in a safe medical setting. I couldn’t be persuaded and once he thought it through agreed it would be nice and he would support me. Next step was to find a midwife as we didn’t have the luxury of Google

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Case Studies on real life postnatal recovery!

Case Studies on real life postnatal recovery!

Well, here we are again following on from my last blog about separation of the midline alias diastasis recti. This time talking about real life case studies and where better to start than with my own family! Twins Causes Postnatal Tummy Gap My eldest daughter has three children but her second pregnancy was twins so no surprise that she developed separation of the midline. Hey the good news was that I was studying pre and post natal Pilates so had an idea of what to look for! Luckily for my daughter in the UK they routinely check for after you

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Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power

Trying to be the best that I could… At the ripe old age of 56 years old and working with pre and post natal Moms, I wish that I could have had more knowledge when I was a new Mom trying to be the best I could! I didn’t have any real support other than what my Mum did in the 60’s or my Grandmother did in the 30’s and being in South Africa when they were in the UK was even harder without internet and Skype – can you even get your head around that thought? A memory comes

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