Mama Wellness Blog : Pregnancy

Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage – A Nurturing Treatment for Mamas I absolutely love Indian Head Massage. This treatment, along with a wonderful reflexology are my ultimate favourite therapies. I feel the tension literally leave my head and shoulders, and find that my brain stops whizzing in thought, and I can really relax. For mamas who are always hyper […]

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Oops I did it again!

  Pregnancy and birthing places a lot of pressure on  a woman’s pelvic floor muscles. Subsequently 1 in 3 women suffer some kind of incontinence issues. Many women don’t address this embarrassing problem of leaking urine or faeces when they cough, sneeze or pick up their baby. Worse, they are using sanitary pads when returning to exercise to […]

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10 Pregnancy Exercise Myths Busted

There are a lot of myths about what exercise you can and can’t do during pregnancy. A lot of advice was given before the medical profession realised the benefits of exercise in pregnancy. Here are ten myths we’ve busted to put your mind at rest if you want to continue to train whilst you’re pregnant. […]

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Hormones and How to Naturally Help Restore Balance During Childbearing

Childbirth provides an immense hormonal roller coaster for women. From conception to post birth a woman’s body must deal with an abundance of hormones that assist in sustaining a pregnancy to birthing and feeding a new-born. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG). Released from conception it gains in quantity for the first 10 weeks of pregnancy when […]

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New Year 7 Day Detox Plan

I have created a New Year 7 day detox plan for you to follow to help you kick start your new year the right way. All methods can be employed whether pregnant or postnatal. Please remember that this can be adjusted according to your health needs. Listen to your body and make changes as necessary. […]

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I can’t exercise, I’m pregnant!

Mama Wellness pregnancy fitness expert Nina Parnham explains why it’s vital that you exercise in pregnancy. There are always people out there telling pregnant ladies that the best option is to quit the gym and ‘put your feet up’ and rest, but this is certainly not effective in terms of building up your strength and […]

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The Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy

The fourth trimester of pregnancy typically focuses on the three months after childbirth. If you search about information on the fourth trimester you will notice that this time focuses on the baby’s needs and its’ transition from life in the womb to our world. There is an abundance of advice in how to feed, care […]

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