The Healing Month - Your Guide to Harnessing the Power of the Post-Birth Healing Process

Did you know that in the month after giving birth new mothers have the best chance of restoring their health to an optimal state? In fact, in many Asian cultures it is understood that a woman can become even healthier and stronger than before getting pregnant if she follows the right healing methods in the 30 days after delivery. – And we are not talking about “stay in the house” and “do not wash your hair”, those are outdated concepts that are no longer relevant or helpful in today’s context.

The life-changing concept of the Healing Month is derived from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), but in this series has been given a modern and accessible approach to support new mothers in their postnatal healing phase.

The Healing Month

During this 1h30 session you will discover the 10 Most Important Rules to the Healing Month and how they will help you recover your body and mind to a stronger state than ever before.

Gigi Ngan & Anca Griffiths

TCM Practitioner

The Healing Month Nourishment and Hydration

To help new mothers heal properly after giving birth, The Healing Month has created a specialised diet to boost the weakened digestive system and replace any depletions of nutrients.

Gigi Ngan & Anca Griffiths

TCM Practitioner

The Fourth Trimester Healing for the Mommy

How you understand your body and its journey through pregnancy and beyond can be a large influence in your recovery journey. These classes aim to teach you what to look out for, do's and don'ts in pregnancy and in the early post-natal phase, when and how to start exercising and when to seek more support in your own journey.

DIASTASIS - 'Mind the Gap'

100% of pregnant women beyond 35weeks have some degree of abdominal separation. It is normal. However for many women (39% at 6 month post-natal) this is still present post-natally and is associated with pelvic floor symptoms, back pain and reduced confidence in your appearance.

Jenny Fielding

Women's Health Physiotherapist

Physical Changes During the Fourth Trimester

This class will cover the key things you need to know for your physical post-natal journey. It will discuss and provide advice on the first few days (including our top tips for your first poop (!)), how to safely move around and when and how to get started with exercise!

Jenny Fielding

Women's Health Physiotherapist

Post-birth Training

Ziggy is an experienced Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor and a Certified Pre and Post Natal Coach.  In her Post-birth Training series she will take you through the appropriate strengthening exercises and teach you how to improve your posture and movements to recalibrate your body after the incredible journey of pregnancy and delivery.

"I don’t believe in ‘bouncing back’ after you give birth. The body has changed, so I can definitely help someone lose weight and put on muscle, but the body will never be the same. It’s created and carried a human life; the body will never be what is was before because it's become so much more.” Ziggy

Re-connecting to the Pelvic Floor - Part 1

In this practical class we focus on learning to reconnect the breath and pelvic floor, and begin integrating some foundational strengthening and relaxing exercises to allow our pelvic muscles to experience both sensations. Walk away from this class feeling empowered, informed and connected to your musculature.

Ziggy Makant

Certified Pre Post Natal Coach

Understanding and Healing Abdominal Separation - Part 2

In this class we will practically cover how to self-check your abdominal separation, and begin to connect the pelvic floor to the deep core muscles to begin strengthening the connective tissue between the abdominals. We will start re-learning to control the intra-abdominal pressure, in order to both strengthen and close the gap.

Ziggy Makant

Certified Pre Post Natal Coach

Conscious Movement in Early Postpartum - Part 3

After close to 10 months of pregnancy, the body has changed dramatically, and after birth, it shifts drastically, and tries to recalibrate. We sometimes move in a way that we would have during pregnancy, or try to return too quickly back to our pre-baby movement patterns.

Ziggy Makant

Certified Pre Post Natal Coach