February 2018

The Mother Side / 2018 / February

Soooo much pressure to lose the baby weight! It's every where. And even if you are immune to social media or a total hermit then you probably still have lots of lovely pre-maternity clothes that you'd quite like to get back into. Here are my 5 top reasons why you don't need to worry about losing the baby weight. 1. You need to give your body time to recover So we all know that pregnancy and birth is hard on the body. However you give birth you're going to have a recovery period...

We are super excited to be welcoming the lovely Rosie Dhoopun of Labyrinth of Nurture to the Mother Side team! Rosie is mum to 3 boys. She has worked in the pregnancy and baby field for 9 years , from antenatal education, baby massage and yoga, babywearing consultant and postnatal nurturing and she is now creating her own pregnancy and postnatal movement and exercise classes. Rosie was able to create a strong network of other mums around her after she had her first baby and they were a wealth of knowledge and support. She feels...

Valentine's Day: A big commercial money making machine or an opportunity to prioritise your relationship? I used to feel a bit bah humbug about Valentine’s Day. I felt that it was important to be going on dates and making an effort in our relationship all year round, not just on one day of the year because we are told to by greeting card companies. I couldn’t bear how commercial it had become. The red hearts and roses start creeping into shops midway through January to start planting those seeds that we...