Massage During Pregnancy

I’ve been in the massage industry for more than 18 years and one of the wonderful things that has burgeoned during this time is pregnancy massage.

In my Canberra practice, pregnancy massage is our second-most booked treatment, behind remedial massage. Massage therapy during pregnancy can be the perfect way for an expectant mum to tune in to her body and her needs during this special time.

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Why Weekend TODAY’s Deb Knight’s bump looks anything but ‘repulsive’

So a rude viewer emails Weekend TODAY’s Deb Knight to announce that she wants Deb’s bump off TV as she finds it ‘repulsive’. Deb, according to 9news, ‘dismissed an email’ from this viewer while the world of women around her were left flabbergasted (me included).

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Healthy pregnancy diet

There is much confusion around what you should or shouldn’t eat during pregnancy. A healthy diet is essential to the health of mum and baby. There is a growing human being inside you and that takes lots of energy and nutrients to sustain! The Australian Dietary Guidelines are a good starting point if you want to find out more about what you should be eating during pregnancy, and also some of the foods you should avoid.

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Foods to avoid during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time when you need to stay away from certain foods to minimise the risk of transmitting harmful bacteria and toxins to your unborn baby. You need to talk to your obstetrician about this to make sure you are aware of current recommendations. For now, here’s a list of some of the foods to avoid.

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