Pregnancy & Recovery Insights | SRC Health Blog

Love Your Body As Much As Your Baby

The answer to this most commonly asked question will shock you!

Every mother to be asks herself these questions and a quick google of the phrase reveals no surprises, with the most popular searches being:

  • best age to have a baby biologically
  • best age to have a baby for a man
  • best foods for baby brain development
  • best age to have a baby
  • how to improve baby brain development during pregnancy
  • best age to have a baby for a woman
  • baby brain development food during pregnancy
  • how to increase I.Q. of baby during pregnancy

Articles discussing the essentials of what you need, occupy the many pages of Google results with everything from medicines to diapers and furniture. Yet the single MOST important factor that will influence the baby's wellbeing is most often ignored.
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End the DRAMa Mama!

The little-known postpartum side effect that you need to know and deal with.

The effects of DRAM or Abdominal Muscle Separation when left untreated may be serious and we aim to make as many women aware of these as we can.

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Are SRC Maternity Leggings and Shorts really worth it?

An answer to an often asked question about the cost of maternity leggings by our founder Sinead O’Donovan.

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Largest Maternity Leggings and Shorts Compression Wear Range to Support You throughout Pregnancy


With the addition of the SRC Pregnancy Mini Shorts (Over the Bump) coming in late December, SRC Health can easily lay claim to having the largest range of pregnancy leggings and shorts that are complimented by the famous range of post-partum recovery shorts and recovery leggings. A total of 8 different garment lengths and styles provide for every preference and life stage, delivering on the unwavering dedication to the SRC vision of “Support For Life”.

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Mothers Know Breast!?

“Mothers know best” about many things, yet do we look after our breasts to ensure they are in their best possible shape, before, during and after childbirth?

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Belly Belts, Maternity Belts and Pregnancy Belts

As with all health-related products, the key to making the right decision for yourself, especially during the period of pregnancy, is knowledge and understanding and then potentially consulting a Women’s Health Care Professional like a Women’s Health Physiotherapist. So, what are Belly Belts, Maternity Belts and Pregnancy Belts?

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Catch Up On The 5 R’s To Make The Most Of Your Maternity Leave

Regardless of the time at which you decide to take your maternity leave there will be more on your to-do list than “the most productive cyborg mother to be” can ever hope to achieve. Make sure to prioritise and don’t stress.

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Maternity Shapewear; Separating Myths from Medicine

According to, the world’s No1. fitness publication, shapewear is the biggest hoax in fashion history. Celebrities and everyday women love the results and swear by their secret slimming undergarment, but many others raise the potential health implications whilst also putting the marketing of these garments under the microscope; are we being misled by "toned" bodies that are really squeezed into figure-flattering undergarments? Continue reading

7 Reasons Why SRC Compression is your Must Have Post Natal Recovery Garment

Get out of your activewear and get into SRC’s medical grade compression to fast track your recovery while addressing conditions like Abdominal Muscle Separation (DRAM), Perineal Tears and stitches, C-Section wounds, Sciatica and Low Back Pain. SRC Recovery Shorts and Leggings were developed specifically for this reason. Continue reading

Exercises for Relief of Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy

Back pain or lower back pain in early pregnancy is an inevitable reality for most women. Medical experts suggest that back pain could be majorly caused by the pregnancy hormones relaxing the ligaments around the joints. Additionally, the natural weight gain and postural changes due to the bump position contribute to the problem. To get a long-lasting relief for lower back pain, here are six great stretches that will assist in relieving back pain during your most demanding time. Continue reading

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