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Birth Trauma Explained

TRIGGER WARNING: BIRTH TRAUMA – Please read with care. Sadly up to 39% of women report having PTSD following birth. This is not OK. This should not be the norm. FLY MAMA a trauma informed physio and yogi team explain what traum is and how they might be able to support you. In order to understand w...

Returning to exercise after birth. Part Two

Welcome to part two of this fabulous six phase postnatal Pilates programme to take you from early days after birth right through to back to doing all of the things you love. Returning to exercise after birth can be a challenge but whether you want to return to moving through your day easily and pa...

Top 10 reasons to keep moving in pregnancy

Movement is great for you, your baby your birth and your recovery. It can be as simple as going on a walk or doing some breathing techniques right through to training in the gym 3 days a week. Here we cover top ten reasons to keep moving in pregnancy from breath work to pain prevention.

10 best exercises for reducing back pain in pregnancy

By Octavia Hamilton. Back pain is a common issue in pregnancy as your posture changes. It can also be caused by changes in activity levels, weight gain, putting more strain through the structures and joints, poor abdominal activation and hormonal changes. Here we cover 10 top tips to keep the pain a...

Returning to exercise after birth. Postnatal Pilates Part One

Our founder and physio Octavia has created this fabulous six phase postnatal rehab program to take you from early days after birth right through to back to doing all of the things you love. Returning to exercise after birth can be a challenge but whether you want to return to moving through your day...

Empowering Postpartum Recovery: How to Feel Strong After Birth

Becoming a mother is a remarkable journey, but it's important not to overlook the transformative phase of postpartum recovery. Feeling strong after birth involves prioritising your health, rest, recovery as well as rebuilding physical strength after birth, to ensure a smooth transition into this new...

 Empowerment Beyond Birth: How to Feel Strong After Birth

Welcoming a new life into the world is a monumental feat, but the journey doesn't end there and sadly it's so often poorly prepared for. It's equally important for new mothers to prioritise self-care and explore simple lifestyle techniques (biohacking) to feel strong after birth, both physically a...

The Key to Blissful Nights: Sleep Hygiene for Your Newborn Baby

Ensuring proper sleep hygiene for your newborn baby is not just about establishing routines; it's about laying the foundation for healthy sleep habits that promote optimal growth and development. Amidst the joy of welcoming your little one into the world, addressing sleep hygiene becomes paramount, ...

Charities and Support for Women, Mothers and Families

We understand that sometimes life can be very complex. At these times though it may feel it you are not alone. There is often specialist help to support you through whatever you are going through so reach out and build your community. XENA has dont the research for you and compiled a list of chariti...