Category Archives: Health

A healthy mind, body and lifestyle for mama’s and their families

LET’S GET PHYSICAL… SEX AFTER HAVING A BABY

So, it’s been 6 weeks and your doctor gives you the all clear to return to sex and exercise…umm what?!? Sex… now… really?? For most women this is the first thought running through your mind. The doctor proceeds to talk about your contraception options and in your head your thinking ‘abstinence’ is my contraception method […]

TOP 5 Reasons Why EVERY Woman Should Exercise During Pregnancy & Postpartum

So we have all heard that exercise is good for us but do you know just how good it actually is during pregnancy and postpartum? Well for women who did not exercise before they became pregnant, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada recommends beginning with 15 minutes of continuous exercise 3 times a […]

Too Tight To Deliver…

to tight to deliver

We have all heard or experienced stories of lengthy labours where babies had difficulty descending, usually resulting in an instrument delivery or emergency c-section to deliver baby. But what is the cause of this? Is it just your genetics or could something physical like the condition of your pelvic floor, one of the most important […]

Collagen Supplementation

collagen supplementaion information

What is Collagen? Collagen is secreted mainly by our connective tissue cells. Collagen is the chief structural protein in the human body. It provides resilient elasticity to skin, hair, ligaments and tendons, and strength and structure to bones and cartilage. Collagen is made up of amino acids, primarily glycine, proline, alanine, hydroxyproline, and glutamic acid. […]