• Tips for labour birth and delivery

    tips for labour birth and delivery My FIRST guest blogger Samantha Stigter shares her tips for labour, birth and delivery as an experienced midwife and new mum.   One of the most common questions I would get asked as a midwife was, “Does it put you off having a baby?”. I had a fairly rehearsed […]

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  • How to return to running postpartum

    So, you have just had a baby and you are dying to hit the pavement running again or for some reason have this itch to start! It’s amazing you are feeling keen to resume things or to increase your activity and return to running postpartum but its key to short and long-term recovery that you […]

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  • The Use of Magnesium Spray During Pregnancy and for Exercise Recovery

    Magnesium is an essential mineral that is used by the body for regulation of muscular contraction, insulin metabolism, blood pressure regulation, cardiac excitability, nerve transmission and neuromuscular conduction. The use of magnesium compounds have been widely used as medicinal and dietary supplementation, and its positive effects have been well documented. Along with being essential for […]

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  • The Current Pregnancy Exercise Guidelines

    Keeping up with the current pregnancy exercise guidelines can be a little challenging. The guidelines differ slightly between countries and there’s always the challenge of myth vs fiction. Beginning or maintaining fitness during pregnancy has many health benefits for mum and her unborn baby. From reducing the risk of gestational diabetes, reducing aches and pains […]

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