Live well, age well, be your best you

According to Neal’s Yard Remedies, 70% of women in their 40s and 50s feel they are largely ignored by mainstream media. But if I were to do a poll of my clients I’d suggest that many younger women feel equally disconnected with the images and narrative that they see on a daily basis – particularly new and expectant moms. Somehow, …

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Like a really good sports bra…for your core

Your core and pelvic floor muscles are typically something that you only learn about and focus on when they let you down. And if you’ve experienced this firsthand, you’ll know just how big an impact this can have on your life. This is certainly true of Yvonne Brady, the Founder of EVB Sport. In a well intentioned attempt to get fit …

No diet will do what eating healthy does

…so skip the diet! There have been a couple of mantras at the heart of my recent online challenge and this has definitely been one of them. Momlife is hectic and finding time to prioritise your health and wellbeing can feel impossible…particularly when you’re sleep deprived. But it absolutely is doable and it plays a huge role in aiding your postnatal …

Post natal rehab: too much too soon?

Anyone who knows me knows that an evening dedicated to post natal rehab and prosecco is right up my street! And it was a pleasure to spend last night in the company of the amazing team from Harborne Physio, Rachel Nolan and the NCT Birmingham West team and a collection of other fabulous professionals in the field of women’s health. As …

How well do you know your post-baby body?

Us moms are amazing at caring for our families, but notoriously bad at looking after ourselves. We’d never dream of encouraging them to do something that could potentially damage them or slow any healing processes, yet we overlook the massive physiological changes that our bodies go through giving birth and we race to the 6-week post birth point raring to …