The experience of bringing a new baby home is exciting and wonderful. But this period can also be terrifying for a new mother, and at times, isolating. It’s a word we have been hearing so much of lately, but for other reasons – “Stay at home. Self-isolate. Social distance”. The concept of this is hard…

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Pregnancy is an exciting and special time but it can also come with a lot of questions. Whilst Google gives us access to a wonderful world of information, it can lead to more questions and sometimes concerns. This article will discuss the effect of pregnancy on the mother in terms of pelvic pain and the…

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PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & PREGNANCY THE FACTS, THE FIGURES & THE FALSE CONCEPTIONS If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy and you are unsure about the current guidelines for physical activity and what is safe, this is a must read! An excellent team of experts have appraised over 27,000 manuscripts and abstracts (Davies G &…

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FOR MUMS AND MUMS TO BE… Have you ever experienced some pain in the pelvis  or in the hips during or after pregnacy? Poor pelvic control or instability is a condition more common in women and is most likely to occur during or post –pregnancy.  During pregnancy, a hormone called relaxin is released in the…

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