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Cord Blood and Cord Tissue Banking Basics

Taking care of your baby is what matters most as a parent, including their health now and long into the future. Cord blood and cord tissue banking is becoming commonplace when it comes to your little one’s future. Here is what you need to know.

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7 Things You Can Do To Speed Up C-Section Recovery

What does faster C-section recovery after pregnancy mean? It can mean different things to different people at different stages of their post-partum recovery which is why it is important to adopt a holistic perspective that addresses all factors that can speed up C-section recovery and assist in returning new mothers to optimal health.

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Having a planned birth? Every extra week counts.

Planned birth in the absence of any risk factors for mother or baby should not occur before 39 weeks. If we do this, we will reduce the likelihood of short-term problems and also improve children’s longer-term development.

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6 Things to prepare you for post-birth that you probably didn't know about

We spend so much time preparing ourselves for birth, we often don’t give much thought to what happens after our baby is born. Here are six things we think you really should know about.

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Pregnancy nutrition

Pregnancy concerns & diet solutions

Pregnancy is exciting, exhilarating and totally different for every woman. Below is a list of some common pregnancy concerns plus some positive action steps you can take that might help make your pregnancy all it can be.

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Food Choices for a Healthy Pregnancy

While you’re pregnant, your body protects and nurtures your baby. You can provide the essential nutrients your baby needs by eating the right foods throughout your pregnancy and while you're trying to conceive. Don’t forget that what you eat today can affect your baby’s health tomorrow.

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Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Magnesium

Women often experience a Magnesium deficiency during pregnancy, when breastfeeding, with PMS, dysmenorrhea (painful periods), and menopause. It's no wonder we can feel so exhausted during this time!

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Pregnancy and breastfeeding nutrition

This talk includes tips and tricks on how to save time by making nutrient dense snacks and meals that will nourish and fuel the body and how to boost breast milk supply.

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Pregnancy health

A midwife's top tips for sleep and rest during pregnancy

The importance of sleep, good sleep hygiene and how this can impact on long-term health and well-being is an important part of overall physical and mental health for an expecting mother.

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Simplifying Constipation with Prunelax during Pregnancy

Simplifying Constipation with Prunelax, natural laxative - contains prunes, apple pulp, flax seeds and senna.

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Chiropractic & Pregnancy. Your questions answered.

Dr Sasha explores these questions: So can chiropractic help? What does chiropractic treatment involve? What are the risks? What else can I do?

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Pro pregnancy tips for a healthy pelvic floor

There are things you can do to prepare your core, pelvis and pelvic floor for childbirth. And whether your baby is delivered by c-section or vaginally, your pelvis and your body need a little extra love to recover and repair. Here are five pro tips.

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