Category Archives: pregnancy

Are you looking for a way to TOTALLY RELAX whilst you are pregnant?

Being pregnant is one of the most precious moments of a woman’s life. From the beginning through to the birth, your body will go through many wonderful physical and emotional changes. during this time you deserve to be able to relax fully, without worrying about getting home afterwards… Most Pregnancy Massage Therapists work in therapy …read more

Hello from Elaine! Our newest member of Mini Moments!

Hello! My name is Elaine and I am very excited to be joining the Mini Moments family! I am an internationally qualified Pregnancy Massage Therapist and Baby Massage Instructor and I have had the honour of working with many families over the past 4 years.  I LOVE my job and I am totally devoted to supporting …read more

Don’t restrict your own Birth!

You may ask why I am writing this and why I may think that you would restrict your own birth – but sometimes women do as a way of protecting themselves from disappointment – but at the same time they should keep options open and empower themselves! One example is if a woman is told at their 20 …read more

Have you heard of Gentle Caesareans?

So for a couple of years now I have been promoting Gentle Caesareans and signposting my clients on what differences there are… I have spoken to consultants at Gloucester Royal through forums and meetings and naturally they do some of the requests if possible, but to my knowledge have never done a full Gentle Caesarean. Sophie Messenger ( a …read more

Hurray!! (should have done it earlier!)

I just thought I’d share with you my excitement of becoming a registered FEDANT antenatal educator! I should have done it much earlier but it was one of those things on my to do list that always got pushed to the bottom of the list… Well I have prioritised it this year! By being on the …read more

Why is Tummy Time Important?

Allowing your baby to play on their front is important for their physical development and will help to develop skills vital for later life. Your baby needs time playing on their front to develop good head control, learn body awareness and gain good balance and coordination. With opportunities to move and play in different positions …read more

Your Pregnancy Hormone OXYTOCIN – the LOVE Hormone!

During pregnancy and birth there are lots of hormones involved… one of the most important ones is OXYTOCIN. This has been nicknamed the LOVE hormone as it is released when you are feeling good and loved at any point in your life and is involved in bonding with your baby.    Feeling Good During your …read more

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