Healthy Moms

By Elly McGuinness | Holistic health tips for moms looking to improve their health and fitness habits while juggling their parenting challenges!

Postpartum Incontinence. 7 Signs You've got It, And What To Do About It

<i>Today’s guest post from Vicki Zumbragel from Pelvic Floor Matters is no laughing matter (pun intended)! Too many women suffer with postpartum</i> …

Pregnancy

Home Birth Story - My Raw, Real and Empowering Experience

Sharing our home birth story<p>Three and a half years on from the birth our my daughter, I’ve decided to share our home birth story. I wrote it soon …

Best Healthy Cookbook Options With a Real Food Focus

THE BEST HEALTHY COOKBOOK<p>Information is at our fingertips on the internet and that includes a huge range of wonderful healthy recipe websites. …

This Is What It’s Like When You’re a Mom with Chronic Pain

Before I received my diagnosis, I thought endometriosis was nothing more than experiencing a “bad” period. And even then, I figured that just meant …

Inside The 'Hidden Disorder' New Moms Are Afraid To Talk About

Postpartum anxiety is common, crippling and under-recognized.<p>In the weeks leading up to the birth of her first baby three years ago, Kate* was excited and upbeat. She and her husband had been trying to have a child for eight years, and she hoped some of the pain of infertility would ease when she …

Anxiety

The Problem With the "Hip Dip" Trend That's All Over Your Instagram

As a rule, the body-based trends that take over Instagram kind of suck. (We don't miss you, thigh gap obsession and belly button challenge.) And …

Hips

When a Lifestyle Business Destroys Your Life

Design

Pre Natal Fitness - My Complete Pregnancy Blog From 5-40 Weeks

One health and fitness coach shares her pre natal fitness journey<p>Three and a half years on from the birth of my daughter I’ve decided to put together …

Fitness

Mom's sweet tooth may be linked to child's allergies, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Women who consume too many sugary foods and drinks during pregnancy may be increasing their children's risk of developing an allergy or allergic asthma, according to a study published Thursday in the European Respiratory Journal.<p>The researchers looked at allergies that produce respiratory …

Sugar

Mum Praises Post-Baby Body And Shares 'Unflattering' Snap After Daughter Commented On 'Bubblegum Belly'

'I’m 100% proud of this body, with its jelly abs and shrivelled-up skin.'<p>A mum has praised her post-baby body for being a “house” for her babies, …

Babies

Tips for Backpacking with Toddlers

Do’s & Dont’s for backcountry adventures with little ones<p>Sponsored content underwritten by LEKI<p>Let’s say you’re a veteran backpacker with experience …

Camping

8 Ways to Make Your Postpartum Life Easier

Picture this: You’ve successfully made it through nine months of pregnancy, a day’s worth of labor, an hour or so of pushing, and roughly 48 more hours in the hospital. Now you’re home, and you’re a full-fledged mom. Everything feels totally different, and that can be overwhelming. But don’t …

6 Tips to For Working Mothers to Get Started with Meditation

Working mothers are usually very busy with all kinds of obligations during the day. That often prevents them from finding quality time just for them, …

'This Is How My Mom Inspired Me To Dedicate My Life To Fitness'

Lana Titus now strives to make workouts accessible to the mothers she trains.<p><i>In Women's Health's fifth-annual search for American's top personal trainer, we looked for tenacity, passion, and skills. We found all of those in each of our five standout finalists. But we found something much deeper and</i> …

Self Care Routine - 19 Tips to Help New Moms Feel Fab!

Self care is a trendy topic lately, and most women would agree that caring for themselves with relaxing spa treatments and more sleep would be …

Healthy Moms Archives

My complete pre natal fitness journey from conception to 40 weeks. I am a health and fitness trainer but a completely human one with many …

Prenatal Development

Breastfeeding lowers risk of heart disease and stroke for mothers, study suggests

Breastfeedingis not only beneficial for babies but it could prevent women suffering a stroke or developing heart disease in later life, scientists have concluded.<p>Previous studies have suggested that mothers get short-term health benefits from breastfeeding, such as weight loss and lower …

Postpartum Depression Isn’t Just For First-Time Moms, Folks

I’m sitting on the couch when it happens the first time. There’s music playing in the background, and I’m listening to my 4-year-old tell me a story …

Mental Health

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Postpartum exercise plan - 10 Tips to Help Moms With Their Fitness

A successful postpartum exercise plan…and beyond!<p>Many of the challenges that new moms have around executing a postpartum exercise plan in are related …

18 months post natal

<b>18 months post natal…..</b><p><b>What</b><p><b>Week 5</b><p><b>Week 40</b><p><b>7 days post</b><p><b>9 mths post</b><p><b>18 months post</b><p>Weight<p>51.3 kg<p>70.4 kg<p>60.7 kg<p>48.6 kg<p>48.3 kg<p>Waist (narrowest)<p>69.5 cm<p>No …