40 weeks pregnant

Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique is differs from other childbirth classes, as it is not specifically designed for just labour and delivery. Many people attend these classes because they are known for helping with: Repetitive strain injury. Backaches. Stiff neck and shoulders due to sitting at a desk for long periods of time. Improving your physical performance. […]

Exercises to avoid when pregnant

Exercises to avoid when pregnant

It is important to exercise during pregnancy, however, there are some exercises that are too risky to do while you are pregnant. It is essential that you avoid them, even if you think you will be fine. They are not recommended, because they could cause trauma to your bump and increase your risk of miscarrying. […]

Exercise during pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy

Although you may not feel like exercising, there are a lot benefits to be gained from exercising and maintaining a healthy diet during your pregnancy. It will help you to regulate your weight throughout your 40 weeks of pregnancy and to relax, which is essential during pregnancy, especially when you are feeling uncomfortable, stressed and […]

Gluten-free pregnancy

Gluten-free pregnancy

Gluten-free is okay during pregnancy Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net If you are gluten intolerant or have been diagnosed with celiac disease then you may be having some concerns about your diet not containing enough nutrients and vitamins to benefit your baby’s health. You can relax, your baby will get all the nutrients he needs, […]

Lactose intolerance and pregnancy

Lactose intolerance and pregnancy

If you are lactose intolerance or suffer from a milk allergy you may be concerned about how that will affect your pregnancy. The truth is you don’t have to worry, you can receive a sufficient calcium intake from other foods and supplements. However, it is important that you do not risk drinking milk or eating […]

Sunday roast beef during pregnancy

Dinner

Dinner can be a hard meal to face during pregnancy, because you may not feel very hungry when dinner time rolls around. However, you should still try to eat something, because you and your baby both need those nutrients to get you through the night. This doesn’t mean you have to eat a big meal, […]

Fruit smoothie as a pregnancy snack

Snacks

It is important to snack throughout the day when you are pregnant, because as you will notice or maybe have already noticed, you can’t eat as much as you used to in one sitting especially as your due date approaches. This is because as your uterus expands and your baby grows you have less room […]

Options for your pregnancy diet

Pregnancy diet

Your pregnancy diet is very important, because your body is working hard to prepare for the arrival of your little one. It is essential that you take care of yourself, drink enough water and get all of the nutritients and vitamins you need for the duration of your pregnancy. We know it’s not always easy […]

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