stay well, stay you
have a happy and healthy journey with wellness advice, support and more.
Looking after yourself is important, if not always easy. Let Ickle Bubba help with top wellbeing tips and advice to help you look after yourself and your little one.
This February, we’ll be creating lots of pre and post-birth content to help you navigate your journey in a healthy way. Whether you’re trying to stay positive during pregnancy, keep active before baby or find little life hacks to help you and your little one, we’ve got you covered
Feel motivated to get up, get out and move with our pregnancy exercise tips.
# Power walk with
your Venus jogger
# Lunge alongside
# Squat with
With the right diet you can feel better, so check out our top tips for healthy eating.
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Vitamin B-9, better known as folate or folic acid, is important for women before and during pregnancy. It stimulates the production of red blood cells, which carry oxygen around your body. It also supports cell, helping them grow and function healthily.
Top foods which contain folic acid are:
✔️dark leafy greens (spinach and romaine lettuce)
✔️lentils, black beans, peas and pinto beans
✔️citrus fruits (oranges, lemons, and grapefruit)
✔️bananas, melons, strawberries.
Foods to help heartburn.
If you are suffering from heartburn then these are some simple, natural solutions to help ease the burn:
# Honey and milk
TRUE OR FALSE: Do you have to eat for two while pregnant?
FALSE: In the final 3 months, you’ll need an extra 200 calories a day
It’s all any of us want, so let us help you and your little one sleep soundly
get a good nights sleep
Sleep is crucial, not only for your own health but also baby’s development. However, with a growing little one inside you, it can be difficult to doze off. So, we’ve pulled together some top tips for silent nights.
An interview with the Lullaby Trust
Sleep is always a big issue for new parents. From sleep routines to night time feeds and general concerns about safe sleep. We spoke to Stacey from The Lullaby Trust to get their top tips for keep your baby safe during those night time snoozes and mid-day naps.
Think clearly with advice on looking after
your mental health during your journey.
If you’re not sure what to expect from the birth and want a positive way to think about things, hypnobirthing is an incredibly popular technique to manage pain and anxiety during birth. We’ve created a quick guide to help get you started
positive thinking for new mums:
An interview with Mama on a mission
To help new mums, we spoke to Charlotte Jonsie, founder of Mama on a mission. A positive psychology coach, a business owner and mum to a 17 month old, Charlotte who understands the challenges new mums face.
TOP 6 TIPS
to battle baby brain!
If you do find you’re suffering from a bout of baby brain, and it’s making things a little trickier, here are some good ideas to combat it:
# Make sure you’re getting enough sleep
# Drink plenty of water
# Try some gentle exercise
# Eat food high in omega 3
# Keep notes and reminders so you don’t forget
# Try puzzles and games that keep your brain active