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How to support your hormones to work harmoniously together

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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:

  • Sleep
  • stress
  • environmental factors
  • food
  • menstrual cycle
  • age 
  • other physiological processes taking place in your body

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Is your C-section Scar Giving you jip?

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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?

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To run or not to run?

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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
different.

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