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Category Archives: Latest News

  • Chocolate Orange Bliss Balls

    Posted on April 25, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Healthy Snacks.

    Chocolate Orange Bliss balls are both delicious and super easy to make, double whammy! These make a perfect healthy, dairy free, vegan, raw and refined sugar free snack! Absolute winner!   Ingredients: 1 Cup of Almonds or Cashews (150g) 3/4 Cup of Dates (110g) 2 Tablespoons of Cacao Powder 1 Medium Orange Method: Preheat the […]

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  • 10 Benefits Pilates during Pregnancy.

    Posted on April 10, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Prenatal.

    10 benefits of pilates during pregnancy.. 1. Strengthen your stomach and gluteal muscles During pregnancy your body releases a hormone called Relaxin which makes your ligaments more pliable (in preparation for birth). This does unfortunately mean an increased risk of pelvic and back pain. Making your stomach and gluteal muscles strong will equip your body […]

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  • 10 Benefits of Yoga during Pregnancy

    Posted on April 10, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Latest News, Prenatal.

      Many ladies will turn to Yoga during pregnancy but why? Here are 10 reasons….   1. Connecting with baby Practising yoga during pregnancy allows us to slow down and focus attention on what is going on within our bodies. Through working with our breath and doing each pose, you become more aware of what […]

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  • Antenatal Course: Meet the team- Allison Gentle (Midwife).

    Posted on March 20, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Latest News.

    Allison Gentle I have been a midwife for 11 years and I have worked in all areas, hospital, community and birth centre. I have spent time working abroad with the Royal College of Midwives in Cambodia, teaching and developing midwifery guidance, which was an incredible experience. I have also worked in Kenya developing safe midwifery […]

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  • Antenatal Course- Meet the team: Lizzie Anstey

    Posted on March 17, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Latest News.

    Hi, I’m Lizzie, I’m a midwife and I live in the St Austell area with my husband and our little cat, Oscar. I have been a midwife for almost 5 years and during that time have worked in all areas of maternity within Treliske, I have also been a research midwife, involved with new and […]

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  • Antenatal Course- Meet the team: Terri Barbery-Redd

    Posted on March 14, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Latest News.

    Terri Barbery-Redd My name is Terri and amongst other things I own and run Cornwall HypnoBirthing. I live in Newquay, Cornwall with my partner, my daughter and 2 cats! I have been working in Education for the past 17 years and have a vast array of experience working with adults, young people and babies. My original […]

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  • C-section scar care.

    Posted on March 4, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Postnatal.

    Many women experience discomfort in their c-section scar, even when the scar is healed and looks normal. Sometimes the scar can be very sensitive and feel uncomfortable if anything touches it. It can also feel like you are unable to use your tummy muscles. Restricted mobility of the scar, called adhesions, can cause these symptoms. […]

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  • Research suggests that vaginal delivery is best for patients with pelvic girdle pain.

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Prenatal.

    Birth Choices I am totally pro-choice with regards to childbirth, and I am always positive about whatever method of birth someone is “preferring”. However it is important that my clients are making informed decisions, and as I am often asked my opinion, it is important that I am up to date with research. Planned C-Sections […]

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  • 4 Ingredient Bounty Bars!

    Posted on February 21, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Healthy Snacks.

    Ingredients: 7oz / 200g desiccated coconut flour ¾ can (10oz) coconut milk (eliminate the watery part) 2 tbsp maple syrup 7oz / 200g 70% dark chocolate or milk chocolate Method: In a food processor add coconut flour, coconut milk and maple syrup. Mix for 30 seconds or until combined, scraping down the mixture with a […]

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  • 5 Ingredient Granola Bars

    Posted on February 8, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Healthy Snacks, Latest News.

    Ingredients 1 cup packed (~220 g) dates, pitted (deglet noor or medjool)* 1/4 cup (84 g) maple syrup or agave nectar (or honey if not vegan) 1/4 cup (64 g) creamy salted natural peanut butter or almond butter 1 cup (112 g) roasted unsalted almonds, loosely chopped (see instructions for roasting nuts) 1 1/2 cups […]

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