There are so many different stages of motherhood, from conceiving to the first trimester, postpartum and beyond! We do as much preparation as possible for the baby, but one often overlooked stage of motherhood is the transitioning stage from pre-pregnancy bras to nursing bras.
Planning for, preparing and honouring the postnatal period is our passion! We believe it is the most overlooked aspect of motherhood and this has been the inspiration for creating our passion project and small business - Shine Postnatal Services.
There’s no denying it. Breastfeeding isn’t always an easy journey! From supply issues, sore nipples, to finding that perfect latch – not to mention dreaded mastitis! – breastfeeding certainly has its challenge. Naturopath, medical herbalist and degree qualified nutritionist, Emily Jensen opens up about her breastfeeding journey and how she managed in a time where she thought it was all over.
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Three words that change your life forever. Before you know it you are plunged in to a new world of baby must-haves, nursery furniture, prams and maternity wear. You’re body is rapidly changing and every second person has an opinion on what you should or shouldn’t be doing. So what kind of exercises can pregnant women do? There is a consensus that a previously active woman can continue with her usual exercise with modifications for pregnancy ie walking or running, weight training, swimming, stationary bike riding. Although there are certain considerations woman need to be aware. Physiotherapist Joanne Brown talks about what is ok and whats not recommended for pregnant mamas to be...
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