New Mum Health

Tips for Breastfeeding While Taking Medication

It is possible for you to contaminate your breastmilk if you are taking particular drugs.   Are you having to take medication for long periods of time?  Are you on medicines for diabetes?  Or a course of antibiotics?  Or just a one off tablet like a sedative?  Whatever your situation you need to seek advice. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Stretch Marks

Stretch marks! The body bugbear of women everywhere. But what are they and how do they form? Stretch marks happen when your skin is stretched significantly over a short period of time. When your skin stretches on the outside, the inside layers stretch too, causing the lower layers of your skin fibres to tear. This […]

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Irritation on Pregnant Mum’s Skin

Skin irritation is one pesky problem that you may encounter during pregnancy. An incredible itching sensation occurs for most women. The irritation is usually found in body folds such as; creases under the breasts, abdomen, groin, and armpits. These are the areas where the most friction occurs and as a result of your maternity weight, […]

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Tips for Travelling by Car

If you are planning a long journey by car here are some tips to ensure you have a safe trip: Check the Condition of your Vehicle It is very important before you travel that you check your vehicle. If you are unsure about the safety of the vehicle take it to a garage and get […]

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Diet After Childbirth

Many women become concerned with their weight after giving birth.  Many are concerned that they’ll never look the same as they did before being pregnant. Whilst its good to have a healthy balanced diet you need to be careful as a drastic change in diet can have an affect on your hormones. Your diet should […]

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Challenges of the New Mother

Being a new mother is the greatest feeling in the world, yet it comes with a set of challenges. Having a brand new baby who requires constant attention can be overwhelming, however, don’t fear, below we list a few challenges that new mums face and solutions on how to copy.. Here are some of the […]

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All about child birth

Motherhood is the most exciting journey that a woman undertakes out of which the most important chapter is the actual child birth. For all the moms-to-be who want more information about this process, here is some of what to expect. Methods of Childbirth: There are a few different methods to birth your child. Vaginal delivery […]

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After Delivery Care – New Mother

It is so amazing to think something so small creates so much disruption. So much happens to a woman emotionally and physically following the birth of her child, these postpartum changes usually last for about 6-8 weeks, until you start to feel in control again. During the first few weeks, it is crucial for new […]

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After Childbirth

Whilst pregnant and after giving birth you will experience a lot of physical changes in your body. These changes may be temporary or will be with you forever.  You need to check your body and treat accordingly. Some of the things that will change are as follows: Breast care Your breasts may increase in size […]

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10 Ways for New Mums to Get More Sleep

Babies aren’t renowned for being great sleepers – which is why new mums are often so exhausted. Here’s some advice for getting some well-deserved naps.   1. Have a 20-30 minute nap But don’t go over that time. Having a short nap means that you don’t end up slipping into sleep inertia, where you feel […]

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