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Wouldn’t it be great if we could create a birth plan for our ideal birth and then guarantee that we would experience it exactly as we specified. “I’d like a quick and easy birth please, with as little pain as possible and a really great recovery!!” Unfortunately this is not how it works. We all...
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The first time I packed my hospital bag it was like I was going on a two week holiday. I wheeled a huge suitcase into the labour ward – I am sure it was a tell tale sign that I was a first timer. I packed an extraordinary amount of stuff not knowing what I...
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I am starting to think ahead in a month or so I will be bringing my new baby home and I have to say it feels a little overwhelming when I think of all the things we might need to get in place ready for that time. But, like most things once you start to...
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Now, I am no fashion expert so I have been doing some digging around to figure out how to dress this bump in a way that is comfortable but also makes me feel confident. This pregnancy is at the opposite time of year to my last one so I have had to learn how to...
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These are the two main reasons for Mums not being able to exercise as much as they want to. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t because we don’t want to or have better things to do. It’s that we simply cannot fit it into our day and when we can, we are often exhausted from...
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I am feeling so festive this year, the tree is up, Michael Buble is blasting and the celebrations are already out! As much as Christmas is such a wonderful time of year for lots of us, it can also cause a lot of stress in the lead-up. It can feel chaotic as all routine goes...
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This is it! We can officially say Christmas is coming, and I have to say I am loving getting into the Christmas spirit this year. I think after last year being such a quiet one it feels exciting to be able to plan outings and see people again. Alfie and I are loving the Christmas...
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We all know how important it is to stay active throughout our pregnancy, but what happens when our bodies change and our bumps grow, what do we wear? I think this is one of the most commonly asked questions at Bumps & Burpees, and I see why. Pregnancy activewear is something that you definitely won’t...
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A question I get asked all the time – What weight are you lifting in this workout? How heavy should it be? – and actually, the answer is always “it depends”. I know it’s extremely annoying to hear but let me explain myself.  The idea behind a strength workout is to build YOUR strength. So...
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I can’t believe I am writing this blog post. We are having our second baby! It feels so surreal even typing it but we are over the moon to be growing our little family. I know that those of you who followed our rollercoaster of a journey to become pregnant with Alfie must have a lot...
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