Posts in Musings
4 Tips To Thrive In The Fourth Trimester

As I almost come to the end of the fourth trimester with my third child, I have been thinking about what a sacred and special time it is and how we can best survive (and indeed thrive) during a period which can be equal parts bumpy and confusing as it is blissful and fulfilling. The first twelve weeks after giving birth are intensely raw and emotional, where tears flow with breast milk and the mother is enveloped in a mix of oxytocin soaked, heart aching love and bliss as well as extreme physical exhaustion and a state of hyper vigilance as she adapts to this new way of life. 

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Why Vedic Meditation is Perfect for Mothers

Imagine feeling like a patient, calm, relaxed mother unfazed by sibling fights, sleep deprivation, endless multi-tasking and constant demands – where clarity and vitality are the norm? As many mothers are discovering, Vedic Meditation is an amazing tool which helps us do just that. Over three years ago I found myself as a newly single mother with three very young children (5 years, 3 years and 15 months at the time).

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Post Natal Depletion

After my second child was born, I suffered from severe post natal depletion. That difficult time luckily led me to a wonderful job in Integrative medicine where I worked with inspiring doctors alongside wonderful naturopaths, acupuncturists, traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and other skilled therapists. I have a special interest in women’s health and postnatal care and after reading about the work Dr Oscar Serrallach was doing, I was keen to get involved. 

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