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A life less ordinary – after a birth trauma that resulted in a colostomy

It’s Birth Trauma Awareness Week.  Gillian Castle @stomachameleon gave birth to her son Sam in October, 2011, at 34 weeks gestation. She suffered severe birth complications resulting in a permanent st...

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Postpartum PTSD – What it is and how it can be treated.

Award-winning cognitive hypnotherapist Fiona Nicolson addresses this increasingly common disorder often experienced by new mums and partners following a traumatic birth experience. What is Postpartum ...

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Self-care: the buzz word that covers a whole variety of things.

Osteopath Gemma Dawson talks about taking her own advice when it comes to self-care. When it comes to self-care what do we mean? Having a calming bath at the end of the day after wrestling toddlers i...

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Physiotherapist has stepped up to be a frontline worker amid the Coronavirus

Women’s health physiotherapist Suzanne Carney has stepped up to be a frontline worker amid the Coronavirus crisis and is taking it in her stride.   ‘Despite the obvious risks of being a frontline work...

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Why not to rush back to running after having a baby

Rosie Cardale, Bristol-based musculoskeletal physiotherapist and Mummy MOT practitioner talks about the importance of getting a postnatal assessment and working through fundamental strength training b...

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Q&A with Lulu Adams

Lulu is a women’s fitness coach, offering strength-based fitness programmes that embrace the whole picture of ‘women’s wellness’. She firmly believes that it’s so important that training plans reflect...