The other week Nicky, one of our founders shared her story about her hormones and what she was doing to get them back in balance. After a huge response from you all we thought we would ask our nutritionist Catherine Lippe how our diet influences hormones. Over to Catherine…
Our hormones are constantly changing. From week-to-week, day-to-day and hour-to-hour there will be frequent changes in your hormones which will be influenced by a whole host of factors including:
- environmental factors
- menstrual cycle
- other physiological processes taking place in your body
At the Mummy Space we have two amazing massage and fascial release therapists, Paula Kemp and Nicola Reed.
We thought we’d explain a little more about what each of them does, helping you decide which one can help you the most with your aches and pains.
Tonight Paula Kemp our Pregnancy Massage specialist is blogging for us about massage during pregnancy. As always if you have any questions please do send us a message. Over to Paula…
One of the questions I get asked regularly is how often you should get a massage during pregnancy.
I get asked about constipation in children all the time. Constipation can be the culprit for urinary
incontinence during the day and can also be one of the main reasons for bedwetting at night.
Toileting positions are so key and I know it can be difficult to encourage children to sit properly on
the toilet especially when they want to get back to playing.
So, what do I mean by “jip”? Do you have unexplained back pain or shoulder pain? Do you feel tight in your hips and as though your legs don’t swing freely? Are you constipated? Painful periods? Or just a feeling of restriction that you can’t quite put your finger on? Or is it not about discomfort but more about how it looks? Lumpy, bumpy, still red or kind of “poofy”? Or do you just not like it very much?
This is probably my most frequently asked questions when I see my post natal mums. When can I
start running? It is such a hard question to answer because there are no official guidelines, well not
yet anyway and every pregnancy, delivery, body, tissue structure and post natal experience is