Looking after mum too: A little giveaway with Pregnacare [Giveaway closed]

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When I became a mum for the first time the last person on my mind was myself.  I had this new tiny person to take care of and looking after myself seemed lower down the list of priorities.  However, I recently attended a media event which actively promoted the idea that new mums should be absolutely looking after themselves.  At the end of the day if you don’t look after yourself you won’t have the energy and ability to look after your new baby.  Clearly with hindsight this makes total sense.  In my case I was also recovering from major surgery having had a C-section.  If anyone else has major surgery they put their feet up and take care of themselves.

Research commissioned by Pregnacare New Mum, launched by TV personality Jennifer Maguire, has found that only 25% of new mums reported looking after their own health and well-being after the birth of their child.

Pregnacare New MumPregnacare New Mum

As well as Jennifer Maguire there was a great panel to talk about new mum health and well-being.  Paula Mee, Consultant Dietician explained the nutrients required to remain healthy particularly post-partum, Niamh O’Reilly, author, sleep expert at The Nursery and all round baby and childcare guru spoke about the importance of getting adequate sleep and trying not to stress out about getting baby into a routine in the first few weeks and finally Elaine Butler-Doolin, founder of Bespoke Beauty, spoke about skin and hair care and keeping them healthy with the right nutrients, even if you don’t have time for full on salon pampering.

Vitabiotics have introduced a new supplement to the market specifically designed with new mums in mind. So if you don’t manage to cook that healthy meal, you are feeling a bit sleep deprived and your skin and hair are feeling neglected why not supplement what you are missing with Pregnacare New Mum.

Repro Free Tuesday 15th September 2015: Only 25% of new mums have reported looking after their own health and wellbeing in the period of time post-pregnancy. This is according to new research commissioned by Pregnacare® New Mum, Ireland?s number one pregnancy supplement brand. The research has been conducted in an effort to remind new mums of the importance of managing their own health and wellbeing so that they can best care and nurture their baby. The research was launched by Jennifer Maguire, TV personality, RTE 2fm host and Pregnacare® New Mum ambassador, who gave birth to Florence Zamparelli Dublin in March 2015. For more information visit: www.pregnacare.ie. Picture Jason Clarke.

Pregnacare new mum pack

At the launch I managed to pick up a lovely little Pregnacare new mum pack to giveaway to one of my lovely readers.  The pack contains a months supply of Pregnacare new mum, a lovely mini lavender Yankee candle, a lavender bath bomb and a Pregnacare eye mask.  If you would like to win this lovely pack for yourself or a new mum you know needs a little treat then just enter using the rafflecopter form below.  Winner will be drawn after competition closes.  They will be asked to provide a postal address and must be resident of Republic of Ireland.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

If you don’t win then don’t worry.  Pregnacare new mum is widely available in Pharmacists across the country with a RRP of €19.49 for a month’s supply.

Pregncare also have other products in their range including a supplement for couples trying to conceive, a pregnancy supplement and breastfeeding mum supplement to name but a few.

Disclaimer:  I was invited to the media launch of the Pregnacare new mum research.  I was given the prize to giveaway but was in no way paid for this post.

7 Comments

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  2. orla

    October 9, 2015 at 3:51 am

    this is a lovely prize for a new mum

  3. Emer

    October 9, 2015 at 3:19 pm

    What a really lovely prize! Please count me in xx

  4. Laura

    October 10, 2015 at 9:49 am

    I’d love to win this for my sister in law. 🙂
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