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Accidents happen – strangulation: Life First blog

In this cross-post from the Life First blog, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood highlights some of the possible risks, and gives advice on how to keep your babies and young children out of danger.

Overcoming ‘Mom Guilt’ on Retreat – with Emily Gold

Yoga therapist Emily Gold takes a look at 'mom guilt', and at how we can make sure that it isn’t stopping us - or our partners - from looking after our own well-being.

The Brussels Cakery’s Queen B(aker)

Baltimore-born, Brussels-based Jen Delgado tells us about the origins of The Brussels Cakery and about what life can be like running your own business.

Who you gonna call? – Emergency numbers in Belgium

Are you confident you'd know what to do in the event of an emergency? And would your kids? Here, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood from Life First walks us through all we need to know!

Meet the midwives! – Zwanger in Brussel

Elke Van Den Bergh, one of the founding midwives of Zwanger in Brussel, tells us a little about the origins of Zwanger in Brussel and invites you to get in touch!

Fertility support course: connecting mind & body – with Emily Gold

New York-native, Brussels-based yoga therapist Emily Gold tells us more about the fertility support course she runs.

The doula difference – A mum’s story

Ever wondered what difference a doula could really make to your pregnancy and birth experience? US mum of 5 (!!) Meredith tells us how doulas have been her "welcomed anchor" in times of immense change.

Life through a lens – Ana Ionita Photography

Ana Ionita from Ana Ionita Photography tell us what being a newborn, maternity, baby and family photographer means to her.

Facing the lion: Understanding and managing stress response while parenting

Yoga therapist Emily Gold gives some practical advice on dealing with 'fight or flight' stress responses when dealing with everyday stresses.

Keeping fit during pregnancy

The superwoman behind SuperMums Belgium, Beatriz Romo, shares with us some 'DOs and DON'Ts' about fitness during pregnancy.