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Flying While Pregnant: What You Need to Know

‘Tis the holiday season and for many expanded mummies, that means traveling to visit friends and family! For the expecting mother, flying while pregnant could be a daunting task. To help you lovely ladies out, I’ve put together some tips that will help you travel your healthiest! Flying While Pregnant: Preparation 1. If you are […]

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Are Birthing Classes Necessary? 3 Important Reasons Why They Are Superior to Hospital Classes

As a conscious pregnant parent, you will find yourself asking: Are birthing classes necessary? Independent birth preparation classes are usually taught by someone who is very passionate about birth and is invested in helping you achieve the birth of your dreams. You will learn the importance of discuss things like episiotomy (cutting your vagina) with […]

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Life Lessons from Death

Sometimes, the most important lessons are taught from the most unexpected events. In this video, Anita Moorjani explains her life lessons from death. The doctors had given up on Anita but she wasn’t ready to go yet. She shares the 5 lessons she learnt from death in this Ted talk well worth your 18minutes. “The […]

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Preconception Health: 7 Secrets

In this article, we offer you our top tips for preconception health! Preconception health is arguably one of the most important factors for parents who are trying. ‘We are going to start planning for another baby so I’d like to know if and when you are around next year.’ That was the line from my […]

Breastmilk First Aid

The other day my sister in Canada was telling me about her infected eye, it was red and oozing and a result of her fake eyelashes. She had been to several clinics. ‘Do you have any lactating friends?’ says her little sister the midwife. Breastmilk is so healing, all those wonderful antibodies! I’ve seen it work wonders […]

Baby massage on a newborn baby

Why your Newborn Needs a Baby Massage

Baby massage is an underused, miraculous technique that can aid in the development of your newborn. I learnt baby massage in India from a whole host of women in all different parts of the country, as a western midwife I had never really been exposed to it before then. Years on in India I didn’t […]

Protein in Pregnancy: An Easy Guide

When I think of protein in pregnancy, I see stabilizing building blocks both for mum and baby.  Protein for the Baby Imagine for a minute growing another human: organs, bones, arms & legs, all that connective tissue and blood, and everything happening without you needing to pay any attention! Pregnancy is a clever orchestra of […]