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How to Heal from Belly Gap or DRA

How to Heal from Belly Gap or DRA

Expert Advice from Resident Physiotherapist and Belly Balance Expert Magda Krzysik at Shine, Stoke Newington Holistic Health Centre   Belly Gap, is a Whole-Body Imbalance Belly Gap (Diastasis Recti Abdominis – DRA) is the unnatural distancing of the halves of the rectus abdominis muscle (the six-pack muscle) from each other...

Shiatsu for autism

Shiatsu for autism

  During my time working as a tutor with autistic children of mostly pre-school age, I realised how beneficial it would be to bring more moments of calm into the daily routine of families with autistic children...

Breech births: Orthodoxy, posture and Moxa

Breech births: Orthodoxy, posture and Moxa

The lost skill of the vaginal breech birth Fans of the series ' Call the Midwife' may recall an episode in which Chummy,  a newly qualified midwife, is challenged to deliver a breech ('bottom first') baby on her own...

A parent’s guide to avoiding back pain

A parent’s guide to avoiding back pain

The link between back pain and pregnancy is well documented but, unfortunately, it doesn’t stop there...