What is it? Tummy time is a moment when your baby has supervised time on their tummy when they are awake. It can be on the parent's chest, lap, carried or on the floor/play mat. Accessories can be used to distract them and encourage them during the little workout. Since the Back to Sleep … Continue reading Tummy Time
Mattress: how to find the right one?
One frequently question asked in clinic by patients: What is THE ideal mattress? Some say the mattress must be soft to allow spine alignment and avoid joint pains from compressions, other state that mattress should be firm in order to offer the optimum support. The answer? There is no specific answer, or universal rule. Confusing? … Continue reading Mattress: how to find the right one?
What is the difference between an osteopath, a physiotherapist and a chiropractor?
[To be noted: this is a very prompt summary, a very basic description kept simple for everyone. If you require more information about each of the profession you should discuss with their professional body or a therapist of each branch themselves.] Any of theses professions have to answer this emblematic, empirical question: what is the … Continue reading What is the difference between an osteopath, a physiotherapist and a chiropractor?
How and why Stretching?
Stretches: you know about them, you are doing them, your doctor give them to you but actually what their actual benefits are, and how to do them properly seems to be a bit of a blurred area in common knowledge, with a lot of myths and misconceptions. So here is an article that attempted to … Continue reading How and why Stretching?
The ‘Flat Head Syndrome’ in Babies
Plagiocephaly or the so called Flat Head syndrome: How to manage it, how to avoid it, how to improve it. ‘What is it?’ Plagiocephaly is a deformity of the baby's skull, usually from positioning or moulding in the womb. According to some research, about half of babies nowadays have a flattening of the head with … Continue reading The ‘Flat Head Syndrome’ in Babies
Why and how did stress become your worst enemy?
Do you know how much pressure we put on our self in the society of today? Initially, stress is supposed to be a survival instinct, it is to be and to have a short term action: to run away or to fight for your life. Stress is a good thing: it makes you stronger, faster, … Continue reading Why and how did stress become your worst enemy?
6 Reasons why water is so important for your health
Although the actual daily quantity of water needed per day per person is still discussed, keeping hydrated throughout your day is essential in regards to your general health and more. Take it from this point of view: our body is composed of 60% of water (80% for babies) and we are constantly losing fluids in … Continue reading 6 Reasons why water is so important for your health
Anna the Midwife
Working with expecting women, mothers and their children and babies is a very significant part of my practice. And to be able to offer them my best I want to be surrounded by people I can trust and refer my patients to, when needed. Hence I am organising regular meeting with people from different profession … Continue reading Anna the Midwife