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Category Archives: Latest News

  • Hypermobility in pregnancy

    Posted on February 7, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Latest News, Prenatal.

    There are many risk factors to pelvic pain during pregnancy and one of the most common is hypermobility. If you have hypermobility it means that your joints are more flexible than other peoples (sometimes referred to as being ‘double jointed’). Hormones and Hypermobility During pregnancy a hormone called relaxin is produced, with important effects in […]

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  • Pelvic Floor Relaxation

    Posted on January 31, 2018 by fitbumpsandmums in Latest News, Postnatal.

      Pelvic Floor Relaxation Lots of the women I speak to are very concerned about pelvic floor weakness, very few people know or understand about pelvic floor tightness or “hypertonicity”, whilst for the majority of the ladies I treat, especially those in pain, this is the problem. Lets think about the pelvic floor simply, it […]

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  • DIY Bounty!

    Posted on June 26, 2016 by fitbumpsandmums in Healthy Snacks, Latest News.

    If you restrict yourself from all sweet treats your body will crave them more, if you give in and you start on the chocolates it can be lethal. If however you have a secret weapon in the fridge those sugar pangs won’t worry you. I find most of the “healthy treats” I have made are […]

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  • Nut Butter and Raisin Balls

    Posted on June 26, 2016 by fitbumpsandmums in Healthy Snacks, Latest News.

    More super easy, energy boosting, tasty balls. These bite sized snacks are perfect for popping in your bag, or leaving in your fridge, for when you hit that mid afternoon slump or need a post dinner sweet treat. Recipe courtesy of Get Creative Juice. Ingredients: -1 cup of rolled oats -1/4 cup of flax seeds -1 […]

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  • Amazing (ridiculously easy) Coconut Flour Brownies!

    Posted on June 26, 2016 by fitbumpsandmums in Latest News.

    My postnatal client Lara made these for our celebratory picnic after the first 8 week block, they were delicious! She gave me the recipe and with my first batch I assumed she had made a typing error with the 26g of coconut flour, so I added some more. She hadn’t. Needless to say it was […]

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  • Pregnant with a toddler!

    Posted on June 12, 2016 by fitbumpsandmums in Prenatal.

    Your first pregnancy was so precious, you knew exactly how far along you were (to the day, hour and minute), you came home from work and could put your feet up, in the evening you could enjoy a long hot soak in the bath (alone) and at the weekends you could spend the whole day […]

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  • My Top Tips for a Painful Perineum

    Posted on June 7, 2016 by fitbumpsandmums in Postnatal.

    So hopefully you did everything you could prenatally, to avoid too much trauma to your perineum but you still may have a significant amount of soreness “down stairs”. In case you are new to my website, and blog and haven’t the foggiest what I am talking about, your perineum is the area between your vagina […]

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  • Fit Mums Check Up (6 weeks +)

    Posted on May 30, 2016 by fitbumpsandmums in Postnatal.

     Unfortunately I hear time and time again that Mum’s are dissatisfied with their postnatal “check up”, which to many has been little more than “What contraception are you using now?”. I appreciate that GP’s are already stretched beyond their means, but new Mum’s have enough to worry about; having unanswered questions about their physical health […]

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  • Fit For Fertility

    Posted on May 26, 2016 by fitbumpsandmums in Prenatal.

    If you are thinking about trying for a baby, or are trying to conceive at the moment, then this is the perfect session for you. The 60-90 minute initial consultation includes a thorough discussion of your medical history and detail of your life and health, a full body analysis including weight, body fat and posture. […]

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  • Paleo Banana Bread

    Posted on May 25, 2016 by fitbumpsandmums in Healthy Snacks.

    What do you do when you have 3 REALLY ripe bananas that even a Monkey wouldn’t eat…. you google Paleo Banana recipes and come up with this treat from “The Merrymaker Sisters”. Emma and Carla Papas, ‘The Merrymaker Sisters’… are also real life sisters! According to their blog they are communication professionals turned health and […]

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