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How to keep costs down when having a baby? Jan 23, 2024

If you watch the news, listen to the radio, or open social media, it won’t be long before you are reminded that life is becoming more expensive. With the cost of goods going up, it could be a scary time to bring another little human into the world. But don’t panic - with some careful...

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Changes in Your Body During the 2nd Trimester Jan 12, 2024

I am currently 22 weeks pregnant and my body is changing in all sorts of ways, and even though this is the third time I’m doing this it never fails to both amaze and exhaust me. 

I would be lying if I said I loved my pregnant body everyday, there are definitely days where I struggle...

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How To Choose the Right Weights in the Gym Jan 05, 2024

It’s a question we get asked a lot - and it's a great question. Picking the right weight is important - it will avoid injury and ensure progress with your training. But the right weight is different for each and every one of us. Much of it is trial and error in the first instance but...

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Exercise in the First Trimester: A Healthy Start to Pregnancy Nov 16, 2023

 

The first trimester of pregnancy is a time of profound changes for both your body and your life. It's also a critical time to establish healthy habits that will support you throughout your pregnancy journey. One of the most important habits you can develop is regular exercise. 

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Pelvic Girdle Pain - The Causes, Symptons and Treatment Oct 27, 2023

Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) can be a real game-changer during pregnancy, affecting around 1 in 5 women. It often makes its debut in the second or third trimester, and if you've experienced it before, you're no stranger to the wincing and day-to-day struggles it brings. I personally had my bouts with...

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HOTEL OR VILLA? - Your guide to choosing the right holiday with little ones Sep 28, 2023

This is a question that we just didn’t know the answer to before we tried both, we um’d and ah’d  so much as it seemed there were pros and cons to each. So now that we have experienced one of each I can share my thoughts with you and hopefully help you to make your...

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ESSENTIAL WORKOUT EQUIPMENT - All you need to get started Aug 25, 2023

In order to get ourselves into the right headspace to exercise we need to eliminate the excuses we give ourselves. I don’t have time, I don’t have the space and one I always here which is I don’t have the right equipment. So I thought today I would give you a run down of the...

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TOP 5 EXERCISES FOR PREGNANCY Aug 15, 2023

While there isn’t a set list of exactly which exercises you need to do to stay strong and fit during pregnancy there are a few that could perhaps be more beneficial to you and I wanted to go through them with you.

 

SQUAT

This exercise may sound like it just works your legs...

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Top Tips for Holidays with a Baby/Toddler Jul 07, 2023

It's that time of year when many of us are turning our attention to holidays or overnight stays away from home. We've been lucky enough to go away since having the boys both in this country and further afield by plane. Whilst it's exciting to get a change of scene, hopefully some guaranteed...

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How to create a birth plan Jun 29, 2023

Wouldn’t it be great if we could submit a plan for our ideal birth and then guarantee that we would experience it exactly as we specified? “I’d like a quick and easy birth please, with as little pain as possible and a really great recovery!!” Unfortunately this is not how...

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Why we should exercise in pregnancy Jun 05, 2023

For those of you that consider exercise to be a major part of your life pre pregnancy will be straight into researching what you can and can’t do during pregnancy once you get that positive test but it may be that you weren’t huge into exercising before so are unsure whether...

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Top Tips to Cope with Morning Sickness in Pregnancy Jun 01, 2023

Pregnancy is an incredible journey, but it comes with its share of challenges, and morning sickness is one that many expectant mothers face. Despite the name, morning sickness can strike at any time of the day and at any point in your pregnancy. If you're dealing with morning sickness, here are...

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