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TENS – Drug Free Pain Relief for use in Labour

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is a drug free and non-invasive form of pain relief commonly used during labour. TENS works by sending electrical impulses through the skin to the nerves, which is thought to reduce the brain’s perception of pain by altering the warning signals received from the uterus, cervix and vagina. It is…

Opening your bowels after giving Birth – 6 Simple Tips

Going to the bathroom to open your bowels after birth for the first time can be a worrisome prospect for many new mothers. One of the reasons for this is the lack of knowledge and information available on the topic, it’s not something many friends or family talk about, or share their experiences of! Thanks…

Enhancing Wellbeing During and After Pregnancy

“Mind the Bump” Useful Resources for Enhancing Wellbeing During and After Pregnancy   Pregnancy has a profound effect on your body and is responsible for a number of changes physically, though many women are surprised at the changes they face emotionally during this time in their life.   “Mind the Bump” is the first mental health…

Exercise and sleep

Exercise and Sleep

Exercise and Sleep If you live to 79 years old, you will spend around 26 years sleeping, and 7 years trying to get to sleep. Many of you would have been told to make sure you get adequate sleep, but why is it so important? How do we improve sleep quality? How do you spend…