Exercise In Pregnancy

Exercise In Pregnancy

Exercise in pregnancy has many benefits for your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Studies have shown that regular exercise in pregnancy reduces the risk of excessive weight gain and gestational diabetes, reduces lower back and pelvic girdle pain, and has a...
Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids

Post-Partum Haemorrhoids What are haemorrhoids?Haemorrhoids (piles) are sore, swollen veins (varicose veins) at the rectum. They can be internal (often painless) or external (often painful). Symptoms include pain, rectal itching, bleeding after bowel movements, or a...
Pelvis Pain in Pregnancy (SIJ)

Pelvis Pain in Pregnancy (SIJ)

During pregnancy, some women can have discomfort as your baby grows and your pelvis expands. The hormone relaxin is secreted which helps everything expand for your baby to grow. Unfortunately, this also affects all joints in the body including your pelvis (pubic...
Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and suffering from pelvic girdle pain – pain around your pelvic area? What is pelvic girdle pain? Pelvic girdle pain is a group of signs and symptoms of pain in the pelvis and lower back area, this can include pain in the perineum, pubic...
Mastitis

Mastitis

What is Mastitis?   There are two types of mastitis, inflammatory mastitis and infective mastitis.   Normally inflammatory mastitis occurs first and then it can develop into infective. It occurs when breastmilk isn’t moving freely through the breast and the...