Tag: Bumps & Babies

  • Santosa: Taking the Time to Be Content
    Santosa: Taking the Time to Be Content

    Yogini and doula Anfisa Grigorova shows us how to feel fulfilled by taking a moment to acknowledge and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.   By Anfisa Grigorova   How often do phrases like this appear in your head— “Once I get …, it will be better”,  “as soon as I become…I’ll be happier’, “If […]

  • Getting a Better Night’s Sleep: Teaching Your Baby To Sleep
    Getting a Better Night’s Sleep: Teaching Your Baby To Sleep

    Here are some tips to set your baby up for a good night’s sleep from a trained baby sleep specialist.   By Sheena Flannery   Whoever came up with the saying “sleep like a baby” didn’t have babies! All new parents have suffered through sleepless nights at some stage of early infancy and or all […]

  • Can the Path to Motherhood Crush Creativity?
    Can the Path to Motherhood Crush Creativity?

    Midwife Emma McNerlin reflects on the phenomenon of “baby brain” in pregnant and new mothers and explores it’s reported effects on creativity.    By Emma McNerlin   Pregnancy gets some very bad press when it comes to the effect it has on the mother’s brain. Add this to the nausea, painful joints, swollen breasts and […]

  • How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy
    How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy

    Midwife Emma McNerlin examines the emerging evidence surrounding COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) and pregnancy and how being pregnant in a pandemic may affect your plan for birth.  By Emma McNerlin   As we welcomed in 2020, little did we know that life as we knew it was about to change. On 5 January, the World Health Organisation […]

  • Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth
    Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth

    Here is a look at how your birth partner can prepare to provide the emotional and physical support you will need to bring your new baby into the world.   By Iasnaia Maximo   During pregnancy, nature pretty much prepares a mother for childbirth. Every woman has all she needs to bring her baby earthside, […]

  • Going Back to Work after Baby
    Going Back to Work after Baby

    Heading back to work after maternity leave can bring a mixed bag of emotions and a new set of challenges. Take this advice from a mother who has gone back to work and make your own transition to being a working mom smoother.   By Sheena Flannery ​ It’s easier said than done, but taking […]