🌱Garlic and Raisins stop preterm labour?🤔⠀
🌱Inflammation and infection of the genital tract is thought to play a role in preterm labour. Foods high in antimicrobial properties and probiotic dietary fibre were studied to see if they protected against preterm labour⠀
🌱In particular, researchers found that garlic and raisins have antimicrobial activities against some of the bacteria suspected to play a role in preterm delivery. Pretty interesting huh?!💡⠀
🌱19,000 pregnant women were studied and those with the highest intake of garlic and raisins had the lowest risk of preterm labour before 37 weeks🙌⠀
🌱So do I need to eat my body weight in garlic and raisins to be effective? No! 'High' garlic intake was defined as just one clove a week and 'high' raisin intake was just one snack sized box a month👍🏻⠀
🌱Here at HQ we focus on evidence based nutrition for mamas and mamas to be💕⠀
My heart just melted! Five gorgeous babies on The Rudie Nudie Waterproof Playmat at their first antenatal catch up.
A lovely Mum sent this through from Balclutha in New Zealand and it absolutely made my day to see the Playmat being enjoyed by so many bubs at once! I also love that this shot will be the start of a beautiful mother’s group, where beautiful supportive connections will form. I remember that first session well and it’s such a special memory ❤️
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Mamas you are powerful💪🏻 You make the impossible possible💕
It blows my mind that I have been a mum for five years! I remember seeing friends with five year olds and thinking they must have things sorted by then, but I certainly feel like I’m still winging it at every new stage we reach.
It certainly is true though that these little people can fill your heart to the brim. They just continue to melt my heart! ❤️❤️❤️
However you’re feeling on the inside or the outside... You are the best Mum for your babies 🖤
We are back in hospital after what has been a pretty difficult month for Levi. His breathing has deteriorated, along with his feeding. Yesterday we saw numerous specialists who all agreed that it’s time to do something for him surgically. We had hoped that we could manage by the skin of our teeth at home for the month until his surgery date, but unfortunately that wasn’t possible this time. Mid October Levi will have his tonsils & adenoids removed, grommets placed, & scopes done on his airway & also his lungs to find out if there’s a solution to his airway & feeding issues
This little guy is getting some good practice in for tummy time! A simple prop like this one can encourage little people to look up and around during their tummy time, further strengthening those important back and neck muscles which will help with sitting, crawling and eventually walking.
He’s also been promised that tomorrow he will get to have some Rudie Nudie tummy time.....which is his favourite part of the day 😍
This Rudie Nudie Waterproof Playmat is available online....it’s The Kiss Hug design [link in bio] ☝️
📷 by @maddisondereboylu
Our fave Perth & Brisbane Spring School Holiday Events are on the blog 👀 (Link in bio). Only one week to go! 😯 Have a look now as some events require booking ahead 🙌 Happy holidays 💕🌸
All the love in the world for this one and his brother and sister (who don’t love getting photos with me 😢)
Okay question for you... how many people believe or used to believe that skipping a meal is a good thing!? Who has ever felt proud of themselves for not eating lunch or eating a lot less over a day? 🤷🏼♀️ I sure have! Even now, sometimes I find myself feeling proud when Ive accidentally skipped lunch... 🙄 This is a learned attitude that I believe we need to change.. we need to eat MORE of the right foods and praise ourselves when we eaten more variety! More of the rainbow!! 🥦🥒🥚🍚🥝🥑🍍🌽🍋🍅🍑🍜🍊🍉🥩🍎🍒🌶🍓🍠🍇🍆💦 This is my aim every day! And a huge goal is to pass this down to my kids! Tune into my stories to hear how I talk to my kids about nutrition and balance!! 👌🏼💕💕 #healthymum #healthykids #fitmum #strongmum #muminspo #8monthspostpartum #8monthspostbaby #thirdbaby #thirdpregnancy
Just a tad excited today when Mum brought home our first @bellababybox
! Check out all the goodies we get to test this month... 👧🏼👧🏼!
🌟 September unboxing is now LIVE 🌟 Head over to our facebook page to watch Brand Manager Styliana, along with special guest @mrskateking
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Lunch time with the Croc Marble food barriers! Protecting clothes, floors and halving washing loads all over town!
✔️other cute helpful features as well that will make you smile 😊 assisting with the solids journey! 🦁
We have secondary uses for most of our products as well, our food smocks also make wonderful paint smocks and our Splat Mats also convert to toddler tablecloths giving you years of protection and multi use with the help of our Marmalade Lion products.
Also the best gifts ever! Always nice to help another Mama out 👊🏼
Our Autumn inspo is off the rails right now 🍂
Quote of the day -
Be the sparkle that you wish to see in the world 🧡
It’s true - all of a sudden you have a precious little person to love and protect in this big world! My Dad also says that there’s an invisible umbilical cord connected from Mums to their babies forever. I totally believe this too - which is why an unsettled baby can unsettle a Mum so easily.
It’s an honour to love and protect two gorgeous little people, and it’s magical to see them grow into their own little personalities! ❤️
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Thought this was bang on from @manversusbaby
So, just to recap. Serena Williams almost dies in childbirth.. drags herself back to health and months later competes in back to back grandslams. She is accused of 'disrespecting' the sport by wearing a compression suit whilst playing (in order to reduce the chance of life-threatening blood-clots). And is then punished for breaking (a regularly ignored) rule in a way that male tennis players rarely are. And when she loses her shit about all this she is 'hysterical' and receives a punishment rarely given to men.
I dont know whether this is good old fashioned sexism, racism or a swirling cauldron of both.. but I do know this. She is..
– 7-time Wimbledon singles champion
– 6-time US Open singles champion
– 6-time Australian Open singles champion
– 3-time French Open singles champion
– 6-time Wimbledon doubles champion
– 4-time Australian Open doubles champion
– 2-time US Open doubles champion
– 2-time French Open doubles champion
– 3-time Olympics doubles gold medalist
– Olympics singles gold medalist
– Wimbledon mixed doubles champion
– US Open Mixed Doubles champion
So, when pundits and tournament organisers say that Williams is 'bringing the sport of women's tennis into disrepute' I wonder if they've not been paying attention..
Wake up fuckwits. Despite your best efforts.. and y’know, almost dying.. This remarkable human IS the sport of women’s tennis.
#serenawilliams #strongwoman #muminspo
It's Monday and allll I want to do is stay in bed 😴 But the kids need breakfast one is crying one needs a desperate nappy change one has pulled all the bandaids out instead of getting one (for what who knows) one is in the kitchen right now about to grab the milk. OK THATS IT IM UP. 😭😭 But seriously let's stop for a moment and look around us...hmmm Thank you Jesus for two beautiful healthy kids, a sunny day and a day off ☀️ This feeling of tiredness will only last if I stay in bed (and let the house fall apart). Oh boy let's do this today all ye tired mamas out there. We have such a demand on us such responsibility and boy is it tough! But let me tell you YOUR AMAZING. Let's go teach, let's go inspire, let's not yell (😬) let's be patient, let's go encourage, let's keep going. You've got this 💫
Nothing feels better than achieving results the healthy way 💪
It really is amazing how many babies LOVE nappy-free playtime! I don’t really blame them - it must feel so free after wearing a big bulky thing that restricts movement!
I’ve had so many mums confess to me that they hadn’t managed to do much nappy-free playtime because of their fear of the mess. Hey I can’t blame them - it’s exactly the reason that made me want to create the Rudie Nudie Waterproof Playmats!
Finally there’s a simpler option, and baby’s can enjoy some Rudie Nudie time! ❤️