What to Expect From Your Body in the First 2 Weeks After Giving Birth

This blogpost follows on from where last week’s one left off. The first two weeks after the arrival of your baby are bound to be pretty wild - sleepless nights, figuring out breastfeeding, and just getting into a new rhythm as a family are a lot to deal with on top of the changes that your own body will be experiencing. Learn more about what you can expect in the first 2 weeks of postpartum recovery

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Nourishing Your Body During Postpartum Recovery

The postpartum period is pretty wild. Not only is it often filled with sleep deprivation and having to figure out life with a newborn, but your body also has a lot of recovering to do after pregnancy and childbirth. Putting together a postpartum nutrition plan can help ensure that you will provide your body with what it needs during this time.

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Plant-Based Pregnancy // Nutrition Considerations for Vegans and Vegetarians

With the right information and guidance, it is entirely possible to have a health balanced diet whilst following a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle during pregnancy. Find out more about what nutrients to look out for, and how to ensure that you are consuming enough of them in today’s post.

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Navigating the Early Days of Parenthood with KOMU

Becoming a parent for the first time can be pretty full-on, so having a bit of help and guidance as you prepare to enter this season of life can be a huge help. KOMU provides some amazing resources including an ebook and digital toolkit, featuring advice from experts in infant feeding, sleep, postnatal fitness and more.

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Diastasis Recti // What is it and what can you do to support your recovery?

Diastasis Recti (a separation of the abdominal muscles) is another important consideration for women during postpartum recovery. Although it normal during pregnancy, many women do not recover fully and believe it or not, but 66% of women with diastasis recti experience some level of pelvic floor dysfunction. In today’s post, Candice shares more about what diastasis is and what you can do to support recovery.

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Getting to Know Your Pelvic Floor // Pelvic Floor Basics

I’m excited to share a series of blogposts written by Candice Thurston, a Durban-based physiotherapist specialising in the areas of pelvic health and women’s health. In this post, she highlights the basics to help you better understand what the pelvic floor is, what it is supposed to do, and what happens when the pelvic floor doesn’t function as it should.

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Intuitive Eating Basics // Principle 2 - Honour Your Hunger

Learning to honour your hunger can be difficult after years of viewing hunger as a bad thing and ignoring your body’s signals, but this 2nd principle of Intuitive Eating is an important one to work through. Learn more about the physiology of hunger and how to respect your body’s hunger cues in today’s post.

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