Pregnancy

Can you exercise right up until due date?

The theories out there regarding exercise during pregnancy are plentiful. We (Robs & Kit) often find ourselves sending each other pictures/magazine articles/fitness posts that literally blow-our-minds when it comes to the inaccuracy of information that people are putting out there with regards to exercise during pregnancy. We definitely don’t assume an expert role when it…

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Is it really beneficial to workout whilst pregnant?

  In a recent study that we did, we found that 60% of those who engaged in the study exercised during their respective pregnancies, whilst 40% didn’t. Of those who said they didn’t exercise whilst pregnant, their main reasoning came down to either ‘exercise was not a priority’ AND/OR ‘a lack of guidance of what’s…

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Trending baby names for 2018

  2018 is here and we’re loving hearing of all the babies yet to be born this year!! Mums who are still looking for names, here are 10 of the top trending boys and girls names for 2018… BOYS Henry Gray Kei George Harley Jaxon Noah Oliver Harry Theo GIRLS Evelyn Poppy Willow Londyn Isla…

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5 ways to ease lower back pain during pregnancy

  Did you know that by simply engaging a few muscles and being more aware of your core you can alleviate the majority of that lower back pain during pregnancy? In the second trimester, your posture is everything! And it is usually around this milestone that you will begin to experience that lower back pain.…

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What is that sudden sharp shooting pain you may feel during pregnancy?

  Are you in the second trimester and experiencing a sharp shooting abdominal pain that runs from your hip bone to your groin? So sharp that it feels like someone has stabbed you with a knife and you have to stop everything, gather yourself and then continue moving… Those intense, quick, stabbing like of pains…

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The economical laid-back 2nd time mum

  38+ weeks of pregnancy couldn’t have come quickly enough for me (Robs), first and foremost because I literally suck at being pregnant. While on the outside it may appear that Ive got my glow on and that Im keeping active and everything is hunky dory, but this couldn’t be less true. As previously mentioned…

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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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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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CHOOSING YOUR BIRTHDAY WAS THE BEST THING WE DID

While I am very pro-natural-birth (not unrealistically, only if it’s possible), I have always envied the moms who get told an actual date that they’ll be having their baby and yet at the same time, I didn’t want one. But both H and I (and he’s not the impatient type), had prayed about it and…

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Exercising right until the end of pregnancy? Yah or nah?

The theories out there regarding exercise during pregnancy are plentiful. We (Robs & Kit) often find ourselves sending each other pictures/magazine articles/fitness posts that literally blow-our-minds when it comes to the inaccuracy of information that people are putting out there with regards to exercise during pregnancy. We definitely don’t assume an expert role when it…

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