Neal’s Yard Remedies – hospital bag & new baby essentials

There are lists upon lists online advising you on what to pack in your hospital bag and ultimately you need to take whatever items make you feel most comfortable and relaxed, as well as those practical necessities of course! This blog instead shares the best selling (and multiple award winning in most cases) Neal’s Yard products bought & recommended by …

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C-section recovery

Whether you actively chose to have a c-section or it was an unintended part of your baby’s arrival, there are lots of positive things that you can do to aid your recovery. take the pain relief, as needed. It’s prescribed for a good reason and will aid your recovery. Beware that any antibiotics given in theatre (which you almost certainly …

Is is safe to…?

(Guest blog written for the fabulous Not Another Mum Group and reproduced here.) If I had a pound for every time I was asked a question that started with these four words I’d be a seriously wealthy person! In an age of information overload, social media and even more focus on our bodies and how we look, I’m constantly asked …

Next term

Having had the girls at home for the last three weeks because of holidays it seems bonkers to be thinking ahead to the summer holidays already! As lots of you have been asking about class dates for next term and over the summer with your own holidays in mind though, here you go… Postnatal classes: Revive & Thrive, Mondays 2.30pm …

Female Fitness Favourites: for postnatal recovery

These are the products (relating to female health and fitness) that consistently get the best reviews from my clients and physiotherapists, and which come up in conversation time and time again. Feel free to point out any that I’ve missed! Stylish sportswear that supports your core & pelvic floor EVB Sports Shorts provide firm non-elastic support to the pelvic girdle, …

Pregnancy ailments

Before we get started I want to make it clear that I’m not a GP, physio or healthcare provider of any sort and any health conditions should be referred to a professional for proper diagnosis and treatment. Plus every woman is different. This blog simply collates some of the tips and recommendations that I’ve picked up over the years to …

April / May 2019 term dates

The new term starts starts w/c 1 April (so straight after the current one finishes), but it’s a bit of a funny one due to multiple bank holidays and me having two separate weeks off to celebrate my dad’s 70th birthday and to have a week away with Cox and the girls. Please let me know asap which class(es) you …

Hoop Awards 2019

I’m thrilled to have been shortlisted locally in the “best bring along baby activities” category in this years #hoopawards due to the popularity of my classes. If you think my classes deserve to clinch the top spot please do vote for me here. And if you don’t know much about me or my classes but want to hear why they’re proving so …

New term details

As you know, my classes don’t stop for half-term and so the next term starts immediately after this one ends (so week commencing 18 February). It will be a 6-week term for all classes with the exception of the Wednesday morning one, which will be a 5-week term, as there’ll be no class on Wednesday 27 February. Please let me …