Category: Parent

10 Self Care Tips For New Mums

If you are in any way struggling after giving birth, it’s important you ask for help. Even if you feel fine we need to all remember that giving birth is a big deal. It is tough on our bodies and minds and we need to be kinder to ourselves and practice some self care as…

Baby Massage Isn’t Just For Babies

Shhh, don’t let on, but at Massage Matters, the baby massage classes are not all about baby, it’s about mum too. When you think of baby classes, you probably just think about the advantages for the baby. Yes, baby massage helps promote a healthy digestive system and therefore supports weight gain; it helps ease tummy…

Do you remember?

I wanted to share one of my favourite poems by Hollie McNish, Do You Remember?, from her award winning book Nobody Told Me. Every time I read it in one of my baby massage classes, I find another part to relate to.┬áThe poem continues, touching on all parts of a mother’s life which may have…