Here are some articles and links, many of which I have contributed to. They offer some sound advice. I hope you find them useful.
The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) is a coalition of UK organisations with a vision to see all women across the UK get consistent, accessible and quality care and support for their mental health during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth. If you have had or are about to have a baby do take … Continue reading PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH IN THE POSTNATAL PERIOD
Delighted to have been asked to be part of this amazing book by Dr Juliet McGrattan! It’s aimed at all active women, but also a great read for those keen to exercise but needing a little motivation and reassurance! Juliet is one the many amazing women I have had the pleasure to get to know. … Continue reading Sorted
I had the pleasure of writing this blog alongside my good friend and amazing postnatal instructor Elizabeth Davies, also known as The Mummy Coach. https://www.themummycoach.co.uk/blog Here we discuss what exercises to do and not do straight after having a baby and how to build up to ensuring that you are exercising safely and effectively for … Continue reading The Mummy Coach
To exercise or not to exercise, that is the question. For millions of women they are able and keen to keep exercising during pregnancy and there is an incredible amount of pressure to get back into shape within weeks of having a baby. Here, I share some interesting guidelines for exercising during the childbearing year. … Continue reading blog.londonbridgehospital.com
The essential online resource for parenting advice, support, local events, fun days out, baby and toddler groups and product reviews. With great advice from how to safely commute during pregnancy to coping with spd. The site offers a fantastic hub of information to help support you when you need it.
Hyperemesis Gravidarum – what is it exactly? At least 50% of women suffer from some nausea and vomiting, but in only a small proportion (less than 1%) does this become so severe that it leads to an inability to tolerate enough oral fluids to maintain hydration which can lead to dehydration and occasionally weight loss, imbalances … Continue reading londonmumsmagazine.com
This article summarised work I was involved with to improve post-natal physiotherapy access with Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer. https://www.csp.org.uk/news/2018-04-26-physio-led-pelvic-floor-group-gain-support-englands-chief-medical-officer-sally?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=dlvr.it
Run Mummy Run® was founded by Leanne Davies who found that after having children it was harder to keep the momentum going with her running. She created a small Facebook group for her and two friends and three years on it stands at nearly 30,000 members. Read the Blog