There’s no denying it. Breastfeeding isn’t always an easy journey! From supply issues, sore nipples, to finding that perfect latch – not to mention dreaded mastitis! – breastfeeding certainly has its challenge. Naturopath, medical herbalist and degree qualified nutritionist, Emily Jensen opens up about her breastfeeding journey and how she managed in a time where she thought it was all over.
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Three words that change your life forever. Before you know it you are plunged in to a new world of baby must-haves, nursery furniture, prams and maternity wear. You’re body is rapidly changing and every second person has an opinion on what you should or shouldn’t be doing. So what kind of exercises can pregnant women do? There is a consensus that a previously active woman can continue with her usual exercise with modifications for pregnancy ie walking or running, weight training, swimming, stationary bike riding. Although there are certain considerations woman need to be aware. Physiotherapist Joanne Brown talks about what is ok and whats not recommended for pregnant mamas to be...
Since the Paris Olympic Games in the 1900’s, mother’s have been allowed to compete in their chosen Olympic sport. Since this time we have had some incredible athletes prove to the world that motherhood is no barrier to achieving their goals.
Feeling inspired, we've highlighted 3 athletes each with differing stories who have taken on motherhood, beaten challenges and inspired women and mothers around the globe that gender and motherhood have no boundaries!
We’ve all been there before when we’ve either looked down at our vulvas or envisioned a baby coming out of that small area and thought, how the hell is this going to work.
This article is dedicated to all the women who want to know more, to all the girls that deserve to understand how badass their body is. Whether you are pregnant right now, planning to have kids, or never want to have children. All women on this earth have the right to be empowered through the understanding that their body is capable of amazing things and this article is just skimming the surface.
Lucy is a registered naturopath specialising in women’s health including fertility, weight management, nutrition and more. Based in beautiful New South Wales, Australia, Lucy weaves together traditional healing wisdom with modern science to deliver safe, effective and holistic treatments.
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