Posts Tagged ‘prolapse’

Vulvodynia – 5 Tips to Overcome It

Vulvodynia, pronounced vul-voe-DIN-e-uh, is a chronic condition characterized by discomfort or pain around the vulva. The vulva is the tissue surrounding the vaginal opening that is supported by the pelvic floor muscles. The irritation, burning, or pain associated with vulvodynia can last for at least three months to several years. It can even make activities…

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Tips for a Fast Recovery after C- Section

Most women usually prefer and try their hardest to give birth normally. Who can blame them, it is not only more economical but also allows for less healing time than a C-section. Because a C-section is an invasive surgical procedure, the recovery that follows is much more complicated than after a vaginal birth. It requires…

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6 Essential Women’s Health Checks Every Mom Needs in 2018

Regardless of whether you’re a new mom or a long-time mom, here are some essential women’s health checks you should schedule for 2018. From pelvic floor checks to hormone checks, period checks and mental health checks, we’ve got you covered. 1. Pelvic Floor & Pelvic Organ Prolapse Check Did you know that women’s health physiotherapists…

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3 Things Mothers Need to Know About Their Body After Baby

As published in Living Now Magazine Jan/Feb 2018 https://livingnow.com.au/body-after-baby/ Here are 3 things mothers need to know about their body after baby. Do any of these 3 things affect you? You can begin your healing so you can get back to the lifestyle you love by joining our Mother Nurture Community & Program. Find out…

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How You Should Poop

Did you know that there is a proper way to poop? That’s right, you’ve probably been pooping wrong for most of your life. If you have issues with constipation, straining, haemorrhoids or fissures, it could be because of the way you poop. You should be emptying your bowels on a daily basis, and it should…

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3 Ways To Exercise Your Pelvic Floor

There are a number of different ways you can exercise your pelvic floor muscles, and it’s more than just kegels. If you’ve fallen pregnant, given birth, experienced bladder or bowel leakage (incontinence), pelvic organ prolapse or diastasis recti, pelvic floor exercises can help your body recover.     Here are 3 exercises to help you…

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3 Tips to Stop Peeing During Workouts (and Anywhere Else)

Bladder leaks during workouts are common, especially during high-impact exercise like aerobics, running and some exercises in bootcamp and crossfit. Double unders, heavy cleans and box jumps are notorious for causing wet undies. Even though peeing your pants during exercise (or any other time) might be common, it’s definitely not normal, and you can fix…

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3 Essential Mat Exercises to Manage Your Prolapse

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June is Pelvic Organ Prolapse Awareness Month and I’ve written several blogs this month about the issues mothers face postpartum. I talked about what is normal after birth here and here. And about the secrets of motherhood nobody tells your about here, where I describe what prolapse is and the symptoms of prolapse. It’s Prolapse Awareness Month and I want to…

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