Severe Afterpains


May 4, 2017 0 comments Pregnancy

This is an interesting case of a client I treated before the birth of her third child to help manage her severe afterpains.  Women are aware of labour pain but less is said about afterpains which can be debilitating.   […]

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Pregnancy and Swimming


February 22, 2016 0 comments Pregnancy

Swimming is a particularly good exercise in pregnancy, as the water helps to support your extra weight. This can be a huge relief, especially in the third trimester. And unlike some other forms of aerobic exercise, swimming helps you to […]

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A Nutritional Therapy View – Nutrionist Debra Whelehan, offers her tips on what to eat to combat nausea


October 21, 2015 0 comments Food and supplements, Pregnancy

Nutritionally, it is important to try and eat little and often, and include protein with every meal or snack, which helps to balance blood sugar and prevents an empty stomach. Protein shakes can be useful for this if eating solid food […]

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Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy – how acupressure can help


October 21, 2015 0 comments Health, Pregnancy, Stress

Usually morning sickness is a good sign that the pregnancy is progressing well and often for women who have struggled to get pregnant it is a reassuring sign. But for some women it can be debilitating and even life threatening […]

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Olympians and Pregnant Women: What have they got in common?


September 18, 2012 0 comments Pregnancy

Backache! Of course.  A tenuous link I admit, although some women would argue going through pregnancy and birth is an Olympian task.  You’ve guessed, this article is themed on back pain, as Back Care Awareness Week takes place between 8th […]

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Supportive care in early pregnancy: reducing miscarriages


October 28, 2009 0 comments Pregnancy

The Ancient Chinese said in the first month of pregnancy: A woman should be waited on. Her food thoroughly cooked, sour and exquisite. Her sleeping place must be peaceful and quiet and she must not be exposed to fear and […]

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