Janine Smith, NE Birth & Baby, Tips

Managing stress and anxiety

a word breath written on a notebook

If you are feeling overwhelmed with stress or anxiety, try some simple techniques to head it off…

  • focus on your breathing and slow it down to a more relaxed pace – to slow your heart rate
  • relax your muscles – your jaw, your shoulders, your hands, your pelvic floor and your legs and feet – so you are not holding on to tension in your body
  • allow yourself to the time to de-stress and slow down

For more information and audio resources you can head to Breathing Space

Let me know how you get on.


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An experienced specialist in pregnancy, birth & early parenting, I have worked with parents since 2002. I am based in the North East so I regularly work with parents from Newcastle, Northumberland, Gateshead and across North Tyneside. Face-to-face sessions will continue with North East parents but digital courses and online sessions means I can work with parents everywhere.