Category Archives: Babies

Midwife of the Year Award!

Next month on May 5th, it is the International Day of the Midwife 2017   **Nominate your Midwife of the Year** Midwives play a crucial role in maternal and infant health, in all and every aspect… In a mother’s wellbeing throughout the crucial, deeply demonstrative months of pregnancy, during childbirth, whether involved and inspiring, or quietly

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Osteopathy for Pregnancy, Pre-Birth & Post-Natally

Osteopathy encourages the release of stresses and tensions throughout the body.  It’s a gentle yet extremely effective approach and may be used for a wide range of conditions in people of all ages, including during pregnancy and newborn babies.  Our osteopath Arnaud Geanty is a cranial osteopath, which is a very gentle form of osteopathy

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Who is Jack Valentine?

I like celebrations, I believe in telling someone you love them, it feels nice to do something for others and generally if your partner smiles, then we smile too. So flowers, and chocolates, and a treat of a meal out – well why not!  I like natural highs, and a boost of feel good hormones

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Is my baby getting enough Vitamin D?

Recent research has shown that Breast fed babies might need extra vitamin D in their diets. Sarah Maginn asks our Nutrition expert Catherine Jeans for some advice on what to do to ensure your baby is getting enough vitamin D …      We all hear (especially from our health visitors) that ‘Breast is Best’ as it

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DiscoBubs babywearing dance classes are coming!

A new, totally safe and massively fun, dance based exercise class for baby wearing mums in Norwich! Inspired by a YouTube video of a group of Californian dads in a dance class, grooving to hip hop, all wearing with pride their precious babies in slings, pumping them around the dancefloor, babies snoozing and giggling, Jackie

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Got the Baby Blues? You are not alone…

Norwich and Norfolk’s Orange Grove Director, Jackie Heffer-Cooke, runs ‘YogaBubs’ baby yoga and ‘YogaBumps’ pregnancy yoga.  She is also mum of two.  Here she remembers her own start to mothering, speaks honestly about her own baby blues and recalls what a confusing time it all was! Ten and a half years ago, when I gave

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Fearne Cotton Hypnobirths her way to a “euphoric birth”!

Fearne Cotton is the latest celebrity to talk about the benefits of HypnoBirthing and here, taken from her latest column for the Norwich Evening News, Jackie Heffer-Cooke tells of her own HypnoBirth journey… In a Facebook post Fearne Cotton writes “Having a natural, pain relief free birth was the most intense and euphoric experience ever…

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