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What To Put in Your Hospital Bag?

A hospital bag is a must-have for every pregnant woman (even if you’re having a home birth it’s a good idea to have all the things you’ll need for birth in an easily-findable place). And it can be really difficult to know what you’ll need to bring with you – particularly as it’s difficult to know how long you’ll be in. If things go really smoothly then you could be out and on your way home 6 hours after you’ve birthed your baby. If not, you…

What Happens When Labour is Induced?

Getting induced can be a scary prospect and one few of us had ever thought about before getting pregnant. However in the UK if you’re a week past your due date – midwifes and doctors want you to be induced. So what is the process? What happens? Will the baby be safe? Sarah Das, registered midwife, answers all these questions and more in the below video clip. Click to see exactly what you can expect if and when you go for an induction. Thanks so much…

The Supplements You Need To Be Taking in Pregnancy

Are you clear on the supplements that you need to be taking in pregnancy? If you’re anything like the mummas-to-be that I work with the answer is probably…’err kind of..’ Well today I want to clear up any confusion so that you are crystal clear on the supplements that you and your baby really need to keep as strong and healthy as possible. Even though it’s always best to get your vitamins and minerals from the food that you eat, certain nutrients are so important in…

What is Hypnobirthing?

Hypnobirthing is a practice that guides and prepares a pregnant woman for a healthy and beautiful birthing experience. We’ve all been subjected to hearing the horric birth stories of other women and from these stories we’ve been conditioned to believe that giving birth is one of the most traumatic events, associated with some of the greatest pain, we will ever experience. So, understandably, most of us are pretty terri ed of giving birth. Excited to meet our babies but scared rigid by the act of squeezing…

Pregnancy HIIT Workout – For Legs

Keeping your legs strong in pregnancy is a must! So here I share a brilliant exercise format called Tabata which is a form of HIIT (high intensity interval training – don’t be scared by that title though!) The workout I short and sweet at  just 12 minutes long, and it has offers a big back for your buck as it works both the cardio vascular and musculo skeletal systems and can be done from anywhere! As you can see I’m here in rainy Portugal – and…

Pregnancy Arms Workout – No Equipment Needed

In this short pregnancy workout I show you 6 excellent arm exercises that you can do without any equipment, from anywhere. This is the perfect arm workout to do if you’re short on time or if you’re late on in your pregnancy and don’t want to venture too far from home. With just 6 exercises this workout will effectively work your arms to keep them strong and lean – but not take up too much of your valuable time. Click the link below to watch the…

Can Reflexology Be Used To Induce Labour & How?

Most pregnant women get to the stage where they just want that baby out! And so we look for safe, healthy and organic ways to encourage baby into the world. In this short video pregnancy reflexologist and registered midwife Sarah Das explains how reflexology can be used to safely help the onset of labour. Click the link below to watch the video. Please feel free to email Sarah on sarah@mummahood.co with any questions you might have. With Love Bex xx

Pregnancy Full Body Workout – No Equipment Needed

In this quick pregnancy workout I’m going to show you 4 different exercises that you can do from home to work almost all the muscles in your body. This little routine is brilliant if you want a workout but aren’t feeling very motivated or don’t want to move away from your home environment but still want to get your heart pumping and your muscles strong. It will only take you around 7 minutes to complete but do take as many rests as you need to. ALSO…

How To Create The Perfect Pregnancy Posture

If you’re suffering from pregnancy aches and pains it may be that, with the excess weight at the front that you’re carrying, your posture is out of alignment. In this short video I show you exactly how to create the perfect pregnancy posture so that you can help to avoid all those common pregnancy postural issues and back pains. Click the video link below to learn how: With love Bex xx