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Top 12 Alkaline Diet Habits for Optimum Health: How to Alkalise & Balance your PH Quickly

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Top 12 Alkaline Diet Habits for Optimum Health: How to Alkalise & Balance your PH Quickly If you haven’t heard of the alkaline diet then I really recommend doing some Googling on it!   Essentially the alkaline diet (when I say ‘diet’ I don’t mean it’s about losing weight – though it can help shift unhealthy pounds) recognises that the body’s most natural state of well-being is when its PH levels are slightly alkaline (between 7.35 and 7.45 is recommended).  You can test your PH levels with inexpensive urine strips from eBay or Amazon. It…

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The Magic Word: How a Single Word Can Relax You & Change Your Entire Day

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The Magic Word: How a Single Word Can Relax You and Change Your Entire Day This could be one of the easiest and fastest ways to relax, to release, and to revive.  The more you practice it the deeper the effect, and it can instantly change your experience. On both the Pregnancy and Postnatal albums we use a word association tool.  Here’s an excerpt from the Sleep Mama track: ‘Say the word ‘soft’ either out loud or in your head.  Feel the word ‘soft’.  What does the word ‘soft’ look like to you? Be the word ‘soft’.  Feel soft.  You are…

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10 Quick Pick-me-ups for Pregnancy & Postnatal Mothers

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10 Quick Pick-me-ups for Pregnancy & Postnatal Mothers Mummying is tiring and there’s little time to renew.  Here are ten speedy and simple ways to cheer up: Put on your favourite song and dance with your baby.  Feel the boost from something upbeat Write down the first words that come to your head – journaling can help to get feelings out of your system and bring clarity.  A quick paragraph or a few words can prompt a shift Go for a gentle stroll in nature.  Connecting with nature is very grounding – and lovely for baby too Light a…

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What Can a Hen Teach Us? How a Mother’s Closeness Helps Develop her Baby

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Part of my personal email address is ‘livingmydream’.  It was the account I set up ten years ago when I set off alone for India for four months.  I was 22 and it had long been my dream to experience a magical world with all its colours and spices. I learnt about co-existence.  People and pigs.  Birds and buffalos.  Cows and chickens.  I slept in a stable in the yard of one family’s property! In the morning I would open the door and watch all the animals roam about.  There was a hen and her young – perhaps three or four chicks.  She…

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Biological Nurturing. How to Achieve a Deep Latch for Breastfeeding

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Biological Nurturing. How to Achieve a Deep Latch for Breastfeeding If you are choosing to breastfeed you may find that achieving the correct latch – often known as a ‘deep latch’ can be tricky at first. Signs that baby is not latched on correctly: You have nipple soreness and your nipples are the shape of a new lipstick tip when baby comes off (end of nipple should be flat) Your areola is showing.  All breasts and baby mouths are different shapes but generally a deep latch will mean that the nipple is far back in to the baby’s mouth with…

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