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Relax & Breathe – during the day

You can use Relax & Breathe throughout your day to relax your body, for energy and to manage any anxiety or stress. Just a couple of minutes to focus on your breathing, to relax your muscles, to slow the pace of your breathing, to ease any aches and pains. It is very simple to use, to bring into your day and to help you feel much better. You can book a session with me to ask questions and find out how to use and develop your own relax & breathe techniques. antenatal & postnatal specialist | working with parents since 2002

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Relax & Breathe – how to use your breathing

Keep it simple, don’t overthink it, just slow down your breathing and let yourself feel calm. You can use your breathing to start and end every day, you can use it if you feel anxious, stressed or overwhelmed, you can use it if you have discomfort or pain. It just gives you chance to slow down and to be still.

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Tips to Relax and Breathe

These tips to relax and breathe are about giving yourself the time to relax during your pregnancy, while also having a great way to prepare for the birth of your baby. It’s not about just sitting back and watching a movie, it is about focusing on your body and become more aware of what it feels like when it is relaxed. Pregnancy is a good time to become aware of your body and to learn how to relax and how to deal with any stress and anxiety. Tips to relax and breathe in pregnancy Where to practise? Anywhere you feel comfortable – bed, bath, sofa, birth ball, the loo, in the kitchen waiting for the kettle to boil… How often? Practise every day if you can – just a few minutes will do the trick. And then use it if you are feeling stressed or anxious. Simple and effective techniques you can try… Doing Nothing – close your eyes and just sit/stand for a few minutes. Let any thoughts come and go, just be aware …