BodyICE Blogs

Here we aim to share information, tips, stories and expert advice on a variety of topics including mum and bub health, physical recovery, mental training techniques, nutrition tips, healthy recipes, and plenty more to keep you inspired and on-track to being the best version of yourself!r.

Common Breastfeeding Challenges
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Common Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding is a learnt skill that can be a breeze for some mamas and filled with challenges for others.

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Round Ligament Pain During Pregnancy

During pregnancy your hormones cause your ligaments to become loose and relaxed. As your uterus grows, it can tug on these ligaments and stretch them causing spasms. 

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Natural Ways to Induce Labour

As your due date creeps up, you might be wondering how you can help to get the process started and avoid an induction of labour. There are some natural methods that you can try to help you bring on...

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Perineal Massage During Pregnancy

Perineal massage is the gentle stretching and manipulating of your perineal tissue using one or two fingers to help prepare these tissues to stretch over your baby's head and body during vaginal de...

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Plant-based Pregnancy Guide

For the expecting mummas who are plant-based, vegan or vegetarian it can be hard to find nutritional information that is relevant and accurate. Naturopath and Plant-Based specialist Bianca Sheedy ...

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Expressing Colostrum

If you are preparing to breastfeed, it is a great idea to learn about the process of your body producing breastmilk, starting with colostrum.

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Natural Remedies for Mastitis

With about 1 in 5 breastfeeding women in Australia developing mastitis during the first 6 months after giving birth, it’s important to create awareness and talk about how to manage this painful con...

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Mindfulness for Mums - 5 ways for new mums to feel more calm

Becoming a mother involves a huge emotional and physical transition and it's important to help balance these changes with moments of mindfulness, to support you and your baby's wellbeing. Here ar...

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COVID in babies and children

The rate of COVID in babies and children (and adults) is surging. Thank you to Nicole Gleeson from Rhythm First Aid for sharing this insightful and educational article on Covid in babies and child...

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Our friends at Nurtured Birth bring us this insightful blog about the benefits of Doula's and how they can support your pregnancy, birth and postpartum journey 💗

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Can babies taste in the womb? What should I eat while pregnant?

Have you ever wondered if your diet choices during pregnancy will affect your baby's food preferences? The answer is YES! The foods you eat while pregnant could shape your baby’s future eating habits.

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Introducing the New Baby to Your Toddler

A toddler does not have the developmental capacity
 to ask questions and the only way he 
can demonstrate his emotions is by screaming, hitting, crying and sometimes regressing in such things as t...

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We are Climate Neutral Certified

Like so many individuals, brands and businesses, we care about the health of our people and the planet. So, we’ve taken an important leap to reduce and offset our carbon emissions. WIth the help of...

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We are learning more about immunity each day, and it's important to remember that newborns can be vulnerable as their immune system isn't as strong. They do, however, have some protection, thanks t...

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Simple Remedies for Sore Nipples

Sore nipples are very common for breastfeeding women, particularly in the early stages with your newborn bub. Soothe and ease discomfort with the following simple tips for sore nipples.

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Haemorrhoids? Wait, what? They weren’t in my birth plan!

The first poo after childbirth is no joke. I went to the toilet to make sure my uterus was still in place and felt my way up to some new members of my anus. Little pea like structures, very bloody ...

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5 Energy Boosting Snacks for Pregnancy

Experts recommend women maintain a healthy weight during pregnancy, not gaining too much or too little depending on her pre-pregnant weight. But growing a baby takes energy. You may find that you’r...

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Supporting Your Breast Milk Supply and Post-Birth Recovery

New mamas and mamas-to-be, this video by Caia practitioner Brittany Darling is a must-watch!  Brittany gives some great advice on nutrition for supporting your breastmilk supply. You will also lea...