Label: New parents
Kegel exercises for new mums
Kegel exercises for new mums may be the most important aspect of your physical recovery after a pregnancy. Your pelvic floor muscles need to be strong to prevent stress incontinence when you cough, sneeze, lift or carry. Here are tips for easy exercises you can do to increase strength and muscle control.
Exercise after a c-section
How soon can you resume exercise after a c-section? René Rodig, a specialist in fitness for new mums, answers questions about working out after a c-section.
Babywearing is a wonderful feeling!
German babywearing consultant René Rodig recently paid a visit to Sweden and we chatted with him on a long walk along forest trails and past the allotments in Ulriksdal, just outside Stockholm. Little Malte snoozing in his baby carrier aptly illustrated the most compelling reason to carry your baby – closeness. Read about all the other fantastic benefits!
Babywearing + singing = bliss!
This is Life recently had the pleasure of meeting a choir made up of mums on maternity leave and their babies. The feelgood factor is high as the mums sing, and their happy babies sway to the music in baby carriers and slings.
Pregnancy podcasts - top 3 picks
Pregnancy podcasts are a brilliant resource before, during and after pregnancy and childbirth. Real, honest and personal – almost like chatting with friends. Here are our top picks.
Overjoyed and terrified at the same time
Becoming a dad is a truly life-changing experience. The enormous rush of love and the tidal wave of emotions. But fatherhood may also involve nagging doubts and revelatory changes of heart. Meet Pierre, Josh, Kim, Mikael, Stefan and William, who share their experiences of becoming dads.
“I’ve never felt so inadequate.”
The early days as a dad were much harder than Pierre ever imagined. He’s now 29 and recently became a dad for the second time. Here he tells us his story.
“I just wanted other guys to share that experience with.”
When Josh became a father, he discovered he was sometimes questioned as a parent. It’s 2017, haven’t we come further? Here are Joshua’s thoughts on becoming a dad.