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What are Kegels? Why do they matter? And how to start doing them!

Kegel exercise, also known as pelvic floor exercise, consists of repeatedly contracting and relaxing the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and ligaments that support the bladder, uterus and bowel. These muscles attach to the pubic bone at the front and the tail bone at the back and […]

Pregnancy and the Prevention of Allergies in Children (By Silvian M Sarsero)

  Eczema, food allergy, rhinitis (hayfever) and asthma are health conditions known as the ‘allergic march’ because they will occur in this order.  The diagnosis of allergies has risen sharply in the past two to three decades with up to 30% of children worldwide being diagnosed with atopic eczema and one in 20 children developing […]