I think we can all agree that teething blows. Nobody enjoys it. Not baby. Not Mum or Dad. Not siblings. Nobody. It’s rough. Some babies start cutting teeth very early in the game, but for most the process usually begins around 6 months. Some babies, it must be said, experience minimal teething symptoms. But many […]
For those of you that experience regular bouts of indigestion or heartburn, I have an excellent and dead-easy home remedy for you: slippery elm lozenges. Earlier in the week I posted about pregnancy heartburn, what causes it, how common it is and my top tips for reducing symptoms. These lozenges were mentioned, as they can be […]
Heartburn (indigestion / acid reflux / dyspepsia) affects a significant number of the population, even more so during pregnancy. Symptoms usually emerge during the second and third trimesters, but can occur at any stage. Oh, the joys! Heartburn in pregnancy can be mediated by both hormonal and physical changes. Hormonal changes: natural increases in hormones such as progesterone promote […]
I’m sick! How embarrassing.* Seriously. As someone who works in HEALTH, being sick seems … inappropriate. Particularly after crowing about my vitality and wellbeing to my family and friends. Let that be a lesson on the vulgarity of boasting! It also doesn’t help that I have been surrounded by the ill and infected over the […]
Did you know it’s World Breastfeeding Week? For the past 21 years, the first week of August has been dedicated to the support of breastfeeding women the world over; including initiatives and events aimed at promoting awareness and support within communities. As a practitioner, I am a strong advocate for breastfeeding and have written about it […]
I’m guest posting over at Mouths of Mums again today. Click through to read my three simple strategies for halving stress. Found any of these helpful yourself? What are your strategies for stressing less?