Top survival tips for traveling

Whilst most of us aren’t able to travel overseas due to COVID-19, we are lucky enough to enjoy holidays within our own bubble. Planning ahead is key to ensure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible. After all, no one wants to be constipated or feeling like they have a heavy dragging sensation in the vagina at the end of every day’s fun activities. Many women tend to find that travel often causes constipation and if you strain to pass a bowel motion, then you will risk pelv

Baby let’s move!

Pregnancy might seem like the perfect excuse to sit back and relax. However, it’s important to keep active during and following pregnancy as there is often a decline in physical activity for women during pregnancy increasing their risk of obesity, gestational diabetes and other conditions. Not only is exercise helpful to prepare for labour and delivery but it’s also important for your growing baby. If you haven't been exercising regularly, use pregnancy as your motivation to

Why does sex hurt now? - Sex after baby

Pain is very common following pregnancy and delivery, but again is not normal! Your body is trying to tell you that something isn't right. If you’ve ever seen a vaginal birth, then it will come as no surprise that the trauma a woman’s body experiences during childbirth can affect her sexual pleasure and cause sexual pain. Nearly 50% of women who have babies each year report pain with sex three months after delivery, and many continue to experience painful sex even a year late

C-Section Scar - How to get your abdominal scar to look, feel, and move more normal

In this video, I go on to explain how abdominal scar massage can significantly reduce your pain and help the scar become less noticeable. Many women may not know that 7 layers of tissues are cut through the belly for a c-section (see this video here). So if your scar looks like its healed but you’re still getting pain, then it could be the adhesion causing this pain. #caeserean #csection #csetionlayers #bellybirth #birth #newborn #pelvicfloor #womenshealth #womenshealthphysi

Baby wearing Tips – Save your back and pelvic floor!

Baby wearing contraptions can throw us back into that pregnancy posture where we tilt our pelvis forward to compensate for the additional weight on our belly. This in turn puts a lot of pressure on our lower back which could put ourselves at risk for further issues with your lower back and pelvic floor. Here are some tips to wear baby correctly while being snuggled up to your cuties! If you’re having any low back pain, leaking, feeling heavy or pressure down in the pelvic flo