Sleepyheads

Jayne HumeUncategorized

My name is Sarah Catton and I am a certified sleep sense consultant. I was personally trained by the creator of sleep sense Dana Obleman, sleep sense has helped over 30,000 families with their sleep and I am here to help you! I wanted to talk a bit about the bedtime routine, and the number one mistake parents make when … Read More

Benefits of Massage

Jayne HumeBabies and Children, Birth, massage

You may think of massage as a luxury spa treatment to indulge in on special occasions, however one of the most beneficial times for massage can be during pregnancy. Massage has many benefits in pregnancy and in this months’ article we will explore some of these a little further Studies indicate that massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, … Read More

Getting your Career back on track

Jayne HumeBabies and Children, career launch, working mums

  Thinking of returning to work after having children or launching your own business  – the team on Career mums can help you do just that with excellent motivational coaching and practical advice Christine’s Story Christine came along to a recent Career-mums workshop programme in Leamington Spa, having recently relocated to the area along with her husband and two young … Read More

Pain Relief Options

Jayne HumeUncategorized

Labour is painful, so it’s important to learn about all the ways that you can relieve the pain. It’s also helpful for whoever is going to be with you during your labour to know about the different options, as well as how they can support you. Ask your midwife or doctor to explain what is available so that you can decide what’s … Read More

A guide to Post natal depression

Jayne HumeBirth, Post Natal Fitness & Wellbeing

Most people today have heard the term ‘baby blues’ used to describe a mild short, period of depression which many women experience after childbirth. Fewer people are aware that as many as 10% of all recently delivered women develop postnatal depression. In a proportion of these mothers the depression may be of such severity that they need psychiatric help and … Read More

The Real thing or a false alarm !

Jayne HumeBirth, Pregnancy Fitness & Wellbeing

This is  one of the frequently asked questions from our Birthing class – “How will I know if I am in the early stages of labour?” It can be very confusing so here is our quick guide to help you. Remember that every woman’s labour is different and this is perfectly normal. If you think you are in the early stages … Read More

Fear in Pregnancy and Labour

Jayne HumeBirth, Pregnancy Fitness & Wellbeing

When you think about childbirth, chances are the word “pain” is one of the first that comes to mind. While it’s normal to feel a little apprehensive as you near the end of your pregnancy, some women can experience intense fear that makes them dread delivery and could actually affect their labour. A Swedish study found that pregnant women with … Read More

Exercising safely in Pregnancy

Jayne HumeBirth, Pregnancy Fitness & Wellbeing

  Light to moderate exercise can become an important part of helping you feel your best during pregnancy, preparing your body for labour and recovering after the birth. Studies have shown that in most cases exercise during pregnancy is safe for both mother and baby when done correctly. Do not worry if you were not very active before your pregnancy … Read More

November Cookbook

Jayne HumeMembers Downloads

We are proud to unveil our new monthly recipe book series, exclusively for members and subscribers. Full to the brim with specially tailored recipes to suit pregnant and postnatal mums, with delicious and fresh ideas to inspire you! Click HERE to download our November Cookbook.