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Posts tagged ‘post natal’

THE BABY BREAKOUT… STEPPING OUT FOR THE 1st TIME

Staying home and snuggling down with your newborn is bliss, but what happens when cabin fever sets in and you need some fresh air (or a loaf of bread)?

Getting out is essential for everyone’s well-being, but if you’re more shackled than delighted by the notion, it would be understandable. 

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SLEEP BETTER – SWADDLE AND BAG THAT BABY!

The number one issue I deal with as a post natal doula is sleep deprivation!  Let’s face it, sleep is a most basic human need, and we all go a little loopy when we’re low on it.  When I was having babies, my husband and I would refer to it as ‘wake torture’.  And it was just that.

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I WANT MY (PRE) BABY BODY BACK!

It might be inspiration for some, but Miranda Kerr’s post-baby ‘body-bounce’ makes most new mums want to hurl… yet we’re told that she does enjoy a burger.

Her ‘addiction’ for Melbourne’s Mikoshi burger has me ROTFL. You know the burger I mean… chicken, wrapped in lettuce. Come on, Miranda, we all know you’re professionally good lookin’, but that’s NOT a burger!

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MUM, GET CONNECTED!

Becoming a parent for the first time is a season filled with a newness, like no other.  So many firsts to delight in.   It can be a time that brings ecstatic joy and perhaps even a renewed vision, hope and  broadened sense of purpose.

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HOSPITAL SWAGGAGE

Immediately following the arrival of your bundle of joy, you will want to focus on two priorities.  Loving-up with your new babe AND giving your outrageously awesome bod a chance to recover. Don’t let a lack of prep steal your attention away from these two priorities. 

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