November 4, 2019

Shortly after the birth of Aliana SO many of my friends who already had children would ask or tell me “Being a mom is so much fun hey?”.  I just couldn’t relate. I would sheepishly nod my head and agree but on the inside I was dying.  Why wasn’t I enjoying this newfoun...

January 22, 2019

Wow, it has been a minute! I honestly thought I would be more on top of these blog post updates about my pregnancy, but life (and this pregnancy it seems) have just ran away with me.  I am in my 26th week of pregnancy and there has been so much I wanted to write about...

November 6, 2018

So now that the news has been out in the open for a little while (wow - who knew hiding a pregnancy for 12 weeks could be so hard??) I thought I would share my personal journey with all of you throughout my pregnancy. Seeing as pregnancy is such a wonderful and unique...

August 6, 2018

If you are reading this post it is highly likely that you recently gave birth to a beautiful bundle of joy or you might be welcoming yours into the world very soon.  If you were active all throughout your pregnancy and would like to get back into your exercise routine...

July 10, 2018

Preparing for the postpartum period after giving birth is just as important as preparing for the actual event of birth. The changes a woman goes through mentally & physically is huge during this time and if she can better equip herself to dealing with it, it can help...

June 29, 2018

At the moment majority of my clients are for pre/postnatal exercise, but it is always during these first meet ups with them that I will mention I am also a doula and the first reaction I get is "A dou-what? What is a doula?". Even though I feel we live in a time where...

May 18, 2018

How can you manipulate your training & diet around your cycle to get the most out of it and ensure optimal health?

For females it is not just as easy as getting an exercise programme and sticking with it, we have to deal with fluctuating hormones throughout the month &...

April 2, 2018

"The hormones that make birth happen, also prepare us for breastfeeding and mother-infant attachment" - Dr. Sarah Buckley

Our hormones during pregnancy & birth are critical in actually making labour & birth happen efficiently.  These hormones help us prepare for birth i...

March 13, 2018

Recovery after baby is born is of utmost importance and how you rehabilitate your body will have long lasting effects on your body. Not only does internal & external healing play a role, but the lack of sleep you will be experiencing along with adapting to this new lit...

March 7, 2018

So you just found out you are pregnant - now what?

Your mind is probably running wild with questions like “Is it safe to still train?”, “What exercises can I do that is safe?” and “What if I haven’t trained prior to pregnancy?”. You will be surprised to hear that it is...

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