FitBumpBox News from 2016

Eating for two? Pregnancy and weight management in the UK

30 Dec 16 - 57% of women in the UK are either overweight or obese and levels of physical activity are well below the government’s recommended 150 minutes a week of at least moderate activity. This piece takes a look at managing weight gain in pregnancy.

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Prolapse – What You Need to Know (But Nobody Talks About

21 Nov 16 - Women's health physio, Kathryn Peden, takes us step by step through understanding pelvic organ prolapse.

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How to reduce pain in childbirth naturally

28 Oct 16 - Our number one fear as humans is the unknown and for any first time mums, giving birth rates right at the top of the ‘great big unknown list’.

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Introducing forum expert, Anna Morley, Independent interior stylist and home organiser

28 Oct 16 - Anna Morley joins the team of forum experts as an independent interior stylist and home organiser

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Breastfeeding consultant, Isabel Jordan, is our newest forum expert - welcome on board!

25 Oct 16 - Isabel Jordan has a huge amount experience in helping omen with breastfeeding. She now joins the FitBumpForum team of experts. Have a read of this interview with Isabel.

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Dee is FitBumpMum-to-be of the month - congratulations!

13 Oct 16 - Dee has always been keen on sport but how's she combining fitness and pregnancy?

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Emily is FitBumpMum-of-the-month - congratulations!

10 Oct 16 - FitBumpMama, Emily is mum-of-the month. read her interview with us here.

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Let’s make eating food fun!

10 Oct 16 - Fussy eating is often partly linked to children feeling wary about unfamiliar foods, or foods which look different. Making food fun can really help children overcome food fears.

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How to take the first step: Create your own parent career path

3 Oct 16 - Careers; it is the one thing that we think about from an early age and they take on another meaning once we become a parent. No longer "what I want to be when I grow up" and more, "what is going to pay the bills"?

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All Natural Jaffa Cakes

3 Oct 16 - These delicious biscuit-cum-cakes are a wonderful healthy alternative to the shop-bought ones... you'll be smitten!

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The power of instinct in pregnancy and motherhood

25 Sep 16 - Instinct is a curious thing: it can often sidle up to you, planting all manner of worrying thoughts in your mind leaving you feeling uneasy. But in my view you should follow it...

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Kelly Hainsworth joins the team of forum experts

12 Sep 16 - Kelly Hainsworth specialises in maternity reflexology and has recently joined the team of forum experts in this capacity. Find out about Kelly here!

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creating space for meditation when you have a young family

5 Sep 16 - Mindfulness expert, Alex Blossom, takes a look at how meditation can fit into family life - even when you're on holiday.

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creating space for meditation when you have a young family

5 Sep 16 - Mindfulness expert, Alex Blossom, takes a look at how meditation can fit into family life - even when you're on holiday.

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Sleep Baby Sleep: The Sleepy Dust found in Slings

15 Aug 16 - Baby carrying expert, Joanna Mockford, takes us through how a sling can be the key to good sleep with babies...

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The fundamentals of safe postnatal exercise

15 Aug 16 - Do you really know the rules of engagement when it comes to safe postnatal exercise? Find out here.

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School’s out for summer!

1 Aug 16 - Rebecca Reid take a look at your rights to time off during the summer period when juggling work and family can be complex.

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How to own your return to work after maternity leave

26 Jul 16 - Returning to work after your maternity leave brings up a whole mix of emotions. These are Clara Wilcox's top six areas to pay attention to, so you can have a positive and enjoyable return to work.

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Abdominal separation in pregnancy: what does it mean for me?

30 Jun 16 - Abdominal separation is something that you tend to hear about postnatally but can you check for it in pregnancy and if you do have it what does this mean for you?

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Could HypnoBirthing® Help Me?

20 Jun 16 - Empowerment expert for motherhood, Patti Good, takes you through hypnobirthing step by step.

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Know your rights! A guide for mums-to-be and new mums

16 May 16 - Employment lawyer, Rebecca Reid, takes you step by step through your rights at work. brush up your knowledge here.

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Jenny is FitBump Mum-to-Be of the Month - congratulations!

5 Apr 16 - Six years ago Jenny did my face-to-face classes and now she's back keeping up her pregnancy fitness levels with my weekly online workouts. Welcome back Jenny!

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Holly is FitBump mum of the month - congratulations!

27 Mar 16 - Holly is a veritable FitBump Super Mum - with five month old twins she is not deterred from powering her way through weekly exercise. Read her story and give her a big congratulations!

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Five weeks and counting!

5 Feb 16 - It feels like it has been a 14 month long pregnancy, only I'm about to give birth to a gorgeous and very cute product rather than an adorable baby!

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Kathryn Peden, Women's Health Physio

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Agnieszka, mother of 3 (soon 4)

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Emily of My Petit Canard

Simple movements as shown by an expert, in the comfort of my own home? Yes please! The FitBumpBox makes for a lovely gift, eith...

Katy of What Katy Said

Gorgeously presented & including brilliant online workouts that I have used both pre and postnatally. A definite must!

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What the celebrities say about us!

Perfect day for a workout with my FitBumpBox. Really helpful post-baby. Loving it!

Verity Rushworth

The thing that stands out is the simple nutritional advice - a favourite being 'An Avocado' when pushed for time. I liked th...

Paula Lane

Thank you for my FitBumpBox. Time to strengthen my body & give it some loooove! xx

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