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New mama package

New mama postnatal care package

This 4-week program includes 2 online classes emailed to you each week to do in your own time around your baby's schedule:-

  • 45 minute gentle postnatal mum and baby massage/ yoga session to do with your baby

  • 45 minute postnatal yoga and deep guided relaxation class for you to enjoy in your own time for some much needed "me time"

  • Tips on self-care for new mums shared through the course

  • Suitable to start anytime after your 6-week postpartum GP check

  • You can choose between my "New Babies" or "Bouncy Babies" package so the classes are suitable for your baby's age

  • Message me for more information or to book

How much does it cost?

  • The package is great value at £50, including 2 pre-recorded classes per week over the 4 programme (8 classes in total). You can do the classes as many times as you like during the week, in the comfort of your own home.

Postnatal yoga benefits:-

Postnatal yoga is suitable for complete beginners, as well as those with a regular yoga practise. It is safe and gentle on your body as you recover and regain strength after birth. You can start anytime after you have been signed off to exercise by your GP (usually at your 6-week postnatal check up). 

  • time for you - so important to make regular time for yourself as you transition into this new stage in your life

  • calm your body and mind

  • help to reduce fatigue

  • improve your energy and boost your mood 

  • improve sleep

  • reduce tensions associated with holding and feeding your baby - e.g. back pain

  • regain core and pelvic floor strength

  • equip yourself with simple yet powerful breathing techniques  to help cope with stress

  • gently heal and recover after giving birth

  • feel confident in your body

  • reclaim your body as your own

  • reduce swelling and water retention through gentle movement 

Baby massage benefits:-

Positive touch through baby massage is instinctive between parent and baby, and helps to nurture positive attachment, bonding and closeness. As well as learning baby massage techniques to help settle and soothe baby, I truly believe in supporting mums in the "4th trimester" (physically and emotionally). I am fully qualified in postnatal yoga and we will practise gentle and safe yoga based movements, whilst simultaneously engaging in songs, rhymes and massage with baby. These movements will help to ease symptoms from the physical effects of feeding and holding baby, improve pelvic floor tone, gently knit back together the abs and bring balance and alignment back in to the spine and body. We will also explore simple breath work and relaxation techniques. 

  • ​learn a repertoire of calming and soothing techniques, which will become a tool kit for you to use anywhere, anytime that your baby needs them

  • gentle movement and singing help to release endorphins and boost mood in parent and baby

  • learn simple yet powerful breathing techniques to help to cope with the stresses and fatigue of early parenthood

You can read more about baby massage here.

What is baby yoga?

Baby yoga combines soft stretching inspired by traditional yoga poses to help support the development of babies and to aid relaxation and bonding. Parents can expect to learn baby yoga stretches, baby holds and swings, baby massage strokes, and relaxation exercises to practise with their baby. 

These classes are suitable from 6 weeks postpartum after your postnatal check-up with your GP). It is recommended to start with baby massage and then move onto baby yoga once baby has better head control and is more alert (when they are around 4-5 months old, up till pre-crawling). You can read more about baby yoga here.

Benefits for parent:

  • help to create a time away from everyday distractions (phones, TVs, house chores) to have fun and bond with your baby

  • relax and have fun

  • boost mood through movement and touch, which help to release feel-good hormones in both parent and baby

  • gently regain core strength and pelvic floor tone after birth 

Benefits for baby:

  • development of vestibular system (their sense of balance)

  • development of proprioceptive system (their bodily awareness)

  • development of muscle and bone strength through movement

  • great opportunities for tummy time to strengthen back muscles

  • development of coordination and sensory integration through stimulation and movement

  • development of language and listening skills through songs, rhyme and communication with parent

  • support digestive system through movement and help relieve wind pain

  • can help to settle baby and improve sleep

  • enjoy close physical contact with parent to soothe, relax and bond

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