Pregnancy Support

Being in good health before conceiving is ideal, but pregnancy itself is a health journey that will benefit immensely from specialised care. During pregnancy your body will go through a huge amount of change. It’s a wonderful time and an especially important one in which to take special care of both yourself and your babe. Managing morning sickness, supporting energy and preparing your body for birth are some areas I can support you with.

Stomach settling tea

This simple, warming and aromatic herbal tea can be made at home easily. It is a wonderful tonic for digestion and can help to settle upset stomachs. This is something I also recommend to pregnant mamas who are experiencing morning sickness and ongoing nausea. Here's...

Is caffeine safe in pregnancy?

There are lots of 'dos' and 'donts' that you will face as soon as you fall - or plan to fall - pregnant. Lists of foods to include and foods to avoid... advice on what you should drink and how much.... the types of exercise you should be practising... specifics on how...

Pregnancy Health 101

Pregnancy Health 101

No matter your health or how well you prepare, chances are you'll find yourself experiencing one or more pregnancy-related ailments. As ‘common’ as things such as morning sickness and fatigue are, they don’t have to be debilitating and can often be improved...

Q&A with Lauren from The LifePod

As you may know, I'm a big fan of yoga generally and particularly during pregnancy. All through my pregnancy I've practiced yoga, both at home and with local studio The LifePod - something I've enjoyed immensely. I asked LifePod founder, Lauren Falconer, if she'd do a...

Tips for better energy in pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of enormous change and, particularly in the first and third trimesters, it’s normal to feel tired. Mental and physical fatigue is a result of the processes involved in growing another human – it’s important to respect your body during this time!...

Yoga and Pregnancy

I've been a bit absent from this space over the past few weeks, I apologise! Getting a new website up and running, while tying up a bundle of work in the transition to maternity leave has been quite consuming. However. I'm back now. Hi. *waves* I've got a few good...

Top tips for swollen feet

Swollen legs and feet are an uncomfortable and common pregnancy symptom. Have you experienced unfortunate 'fat' feet? I certainly have, as have many of my patients. There are a number of simple measures you can take, however, that will make a world of difference. I've...