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Getting Back Into Exercise Post Pregnancy

Getting Back Into Exercise Post Pregnancy

Written by the amazing Miranda Harrison from Activ8 Gym Whangarei I’m not Supermum! Do you wish you could put on a cape and lipstick in the morning, turn into a Supermum, click your fingers and everything just be ‘done’? We might wish this… but the reality is we can’t. We have to accept what we have, be thankful for it…and just get on with our days. Some days are great- everyone gets dressed by themselves, there is no food on the other side of the room, we get out the door and in the car with no screams, tantrums or...

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The Ultimate Hospital Bag Checklist

The Ultimate Hospital Bag Checklist

The nursery is ready and you’re counting down the days, but there’s one last thing to do before you can put your feet up … pack your hospital bag! Ideally, you should have your bag ready to go by 36 or 37 weeks of pregnancy just in case you go into labour early. Babies often have their own time schedule! To avoid a last-minute rush and the risk of under- packing, a hospital bag checklist can be very handy. The Ultimate Hospital Checklist for Mum Your birth plan. It’s a good idea to highlight some key points for quick reference....

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10 Must Have Items for Your New Baby

10 Must Have Items for Your New Baby

The arrival of a new baby is an exciting, sometimes daunting, life-changing experience.  The road ahead is sure to be one with many twists and turns but will be the best time of your life. To be prepared for the unexpected, it pays to have all the must have items for your new baby, as you welcome this bundle of joy into the world. The question on many new parents’ lips is, ‘what do you really need?’  For new parents, there are a few baby essentials that will be critical to providing proper care for your bundle of joy; and...

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Our journey - featured in The Natural Parent Magazine

Our journey - featured in The Natural Parent Magazine

Our journey including my inspiration and challenges so far is documented in this interview with The Natural Parent Magazine.  Hear the story how Flourish Maternity started and what our plans are for the future.

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Taking care of your body post birth - by Dr Tarn

Dr Tarn shares some helpful information on looking after your body post birth, correct posture while breastfeeding and exercises to strengthen your core.

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