That hormone relaxin

  So, you may all know that this hormone in your body begins to increase during pregnancy, but why and what role does it play. First and foremost it is responsible for allowing the full internal cavity (your hips and ribs) to expand as your baby grows, while also reducing the stability of your joints…

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Coffee with Monique Morton

  Tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. I’m a 26 year old single mum to a 2 year old little girl named Gabriella Genevieve.   What do you do to stay a) healthy b) active c) practice self love? A) I have always been a healthy eater, I think I…

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4 weeks to a fitter YOU

  Yesterday we were tagged in a Facebook post by one of the moms in our current early postpartum; she had this to say.. “I have never been dedicated when it comes to exercising and gyming but thanks to flourishingfitmoms and their amazing workouts I have been able to make time for myself at least…

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Coffee with Beth

  Meet Beth, mom & wife, who lives in the beautiful Theewaterskloof Valley (just over the Franschhoek Pass), South Africa.   Tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. I’m married to my university sweet heart. We met in my first year and married in my final year. We have a…

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Eat your way out of morning sickness

  Pregnancy is a beautiful gift but the start to this journey can be incredibly difficult for some. Scientists aren’t entirely sure why morning sickness happens, so there is no hard-and-fast rule as to how to overcome it, however here are 4 nutritional ways to help you deal with it:   Nibble on a dry,…

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Coffee with Steph

Steph, tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. I’m happily married to my favourite person on earth, Grant Wills 😍 and we have 2 gorgeous boys, Ethan (nearly 4) and Pax (16months) I am a full time mommy as well as owner and creator of Propa Food Bar. I make…

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Coffee with Fi

Fi, tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. I am a 27 year old mom to my 7 month old gorgeous redhead baby girl Olivia and wife of 3 years so far to my hunk of a husband. I love fynbos, a decent slice of cheesecake and am thankful for…

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Coffee with Shan

Shan, tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. I’m 31, single, and became a mom for the first time four weeks ago, when I adopted my little boy, Joel. I am a Biokineticist by training, but I left that to start a sports massage practice in Cape Town about a…

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Coffee with Monique De Villiers-Delport

Monique, tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. I am a 27-year-old Umhlanga based journalist, happily married to my husband Brett who I have been with for over nine years, married for three. Together we have an 18-month-old daughter, Maddison. I am a full time journalist and online coordinator for…

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Coffee with Melissa Mitchell from La lucia, Durban

Melissa, tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. Ive been married to my amazing hubby for almost 7 years now and we actually lived in the same road growing up so we have been friends for many years. We were lucky enough to get married on the romantic island of…

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