All posts tagged: Pregnancy & birth guide

Pregnancy & Birth Guide for Newcastle, Tyneside & Northumberland

Being launched in May 2019… The Pregnancy & Birth Guide for parents across Newcastle, Tyneside & Northumberland will provide a range of information about… local maternity units – facilities & policies care in pregnancy pregnancy wellbeing & fitness pregnancy support and information  birth prep tips antenatal class information new baby support & services new baby tips tips for choosing childcare This is being launched in May 2019 – you can subscribe below for sneak peaks of information which could be relevant to you during your pregnancy and for the finished guide. And please do message me with any queries. Janine | Birth, Baby & Family A specialist in pregnancy, birth, babies & parent support          

Pregnancy aches & pains

Pregnancy is so different for every woman – I have had three pregnancies and I had worked with hundreds of pregnant women and I have seen women blossom and I have seen women struggle. Our bodies grow, adapt and change throughout pregnancy so it is inevitable that there will be tiredness and a few aches. Pregnancy may not be a time of illness for many of us but it is a time of listening to our bodies, of taking it easy when it demands us to rest and when it hurts. Your back and your hips can ache as your body changes shape, your legs can become restless, your may develop carpal tunnel in your wrists and hands, your pubic bone can ache and hurt and you may experience headaches. This can start in your second trimester or you could be close to the end of your pregnancy – you still need to listen to your body. Rest is good and use as many pillows as it takes to be comfortable – under your bump, …