The Benefits of Pilates in Pregnancy

By LISA GIMENEZ-CODD Female Health & Exercise Coach Pilates & Lower Back Exercise Specialist Mummy to 2 young boys! Some people have funny ideas of what Pilates actually is and may envisage hippy toting, sandal-wearing, tree huggers laying in various positions doing breathing exercises. Breathing is one of the key original principles of Pilates but…

Exercise in Pregnancy: A Must Read!

By Jessie Mundell Fitness & Nutrition Coach Pre and Post-Natal Exercise Specialist Introduction Exercise in pregnancy offers incredible health benefits, just as it does for those who are not pregnant. The effects of exercising in pregnancy may be even more pronounced, as the body is going through so many adaptations that having the support of movement…

Pregnancy Q & A with a Dietitian

By Nichola Whitehead BSc (hons), PG Dip, MSc, RD Specialist Dietitian & Blogger Hi! My name is Nic and I’m a UK Registered Dietitian and Blogger. Part of my role involves working with ladies who are pregnant and Anna thought it would be useful if I made a note of the most commonly asked questions, along…

Protein Powder… in Pregnancy?

By Anna Sward Founder of Protein Pow Let’s talk about protein powders in pregnancy: should you consider them? And if so, what should you look for, and what should you avoid? That’s the topic of this, the first article on babypow.com! There is a lot of things one should consider when trying to decide whether to include a protein powder in…