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  • eating for two

    Eating for two

    You’re eating for two now, so what’s off the menu for your unborn child? Your baby eats whatever you do, so it makes sense to ensure that your diet suits you both.  Aside from the obvious culprits of alcohol and tobacco, there are a few other foods and drinks that carry particular risks for your

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    diabetes and pregnancy

    Diabetes and pregnancy

    Expectant mothers who have diabetes prior to becoming pregnant have special health concerns as well as all the new changes, plus there will be the added pressure to their bodies whilst being pregnant and having to manage their blood sugar levels. Preparing for diabetes and pregnancy– It is very important to make an appointment with

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    craniosacral therapy

    Craniosacral therapy during pregnancy

    Craniosacral therapy is a holistic treatment that uses gentle touch to work with the body. The therapist places their hands lightly on different parts of your body including your sacral at the base of your spine and your cranio at the base of your skull. They can then ‘listen’ to what is going on throughout

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    therapy for pnd

    Complementary therapy for postnatal depression

    Postnatal depression (PND) affects up to 15% of new mothers and can come on any time within the baby’s first year.  The causes of PND are not yet full understood and it is widely believed that there is no one thing that brings it on, rather a number of factors combining to result in the

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    Back to school stress: How to avoid it

    Phobias: Don’t pass them on to your kids

    There was a horrific noise coming from my bedroom. An angry manic chattering combined with the occasional thud. I paused on the stairs, hairs on the back of my neck rising. Was it a burglar trying to steal my My Little Pony collection? A vindictive ghost, seeking revenge after I’d played with my yoyo in

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