How Yoga Helped Me to Have Two Beautiful, Virtually-Pain Free Births

This article first appeared in MyChild magazine on February 1, 2017. My name is Caroline. I’m Mum to three beautiful girls – Samaira age 5, Alysha age 2.5 and Indira age 5 months. I’m also a yoga teacher specialising in Pregnancy Yoga, and I’m passionate about helping women to have a healthy, active pregnancy and an [...]

The Beauty of Bonding With Your Baby

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing. It’s an out-of-body experience where you feel the miracle of life growing inside of you. You may find the changes in your body difficult but once you feel your baby’s first kick and succeeding movements, you will fully embrace this season of life with open arms. The beautiful thing about [...]

How to Co-Sleep and Not Panic

This article first appeared in MyChild magazine on February 1, 2017. Co-sleeping is when you share the same sleeping space with your child. There are different ways that this arrangement could work: Bassinet/cot in the same room as the parents An Arms Reach Co-Sleeper, where the baby has their own space attached to your bed – [...]

Yoga for Two – 12 Reasons Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Yoga

This article first appeared in Indus Age magazine on January 31, 2017. Caroline Bagga, Founder of Mother Nurture Yoga, Sydney’s Leading Pregnancy Yoga School, talks about the importance of staying active during pregnancy and the many benefits of Pregnancy Yoga. We all know that a healthy lifestyle is important. When you are pregnant, your baby is [...]

WIN The Ultimate Pregnancy Package worth over $600!!

Mother Nurture Yoga has teamed up with our friends at Smiley Organics and Cindy Cavanagh photography to offer the Ultimate Pregnancy Package - a bundle worth $600!! The Ultimate Pregnancy Package consists of: Three month Unlimited Pass to attend Mother Nurture Pregnancy Yoga classes at one of their 7 studio locations worth $219 plus their popular [...]

Bonding With Your Bump

Seeing your bub on the ultrasound screen and feeling those first fluttery movements are magical moments that make it all start to seem real! Beginning the process of bonding with your baby is an important part of your journey into motherhood. But how can you actually go about doing it before your baby is born? [...]

Five Surprising Uses for a Fitness Ball

I’m sure you’ve seen them, but maybe you’ve wondered what on earth you’re meant to do with them? Also called a Birth Ball and a Swiss Ball, you can usually pick these up in Coles, Woollies, Kmart, Rebel Sport etc. With multiple uses during pregnancy, labour and post-natally, this will be the best $15 you [...]

10 Australian Pregnancy Books You Should Read

I admit that What to Expect When You’re Expecting is sitting on my bookshelf, and I too laughed along when reading Up the Duff. These are popular pregnancy books and do provide some good information, but it’s useful to read a bit more widely, particularly when it comes to preparing for birth. Try to get your [...]

7 Simple Tips for Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

We all know healthy eating during pregnancy is important – after all your baby is relying on you for their nutrition. There’s loads of advice out there about what to eat or not eat when you’re pregnant but it can easily become quite confusing. Here’s our 7 simple tips to eating healthily for two: Tip [...]

Tiny Teachers – What My Babies Have Taught Me About Life

You dress them, feed them and ultimately, give them the education, values and skills they need for adulthood. But it’s not a one-way street. If you can see through the haze of sleep deprivation, somewhere between the witching hour and the peacefully sleeping baby there are some valuable life lessons to be learnt. Although I [...]