82018Jun
Understanding “Mummy Tummy”

Understanding “Mummy Tummy”

What is “Mummy Tummy”? The term “Mummy Tummy” refers to the postpartum abdominal separation that occurs in many new mums; and is clinically known as Diastasis Recti Abdominus (DRA). DRA is not a “muffin top” or a “spare tire”, but instead a spreading of the six-pack ab muscles that occurs during pregnancy and does not…

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182018Apr
Vaginal Varicose Veins: The Inside Scoop

Vaginal Varicose Veins: The Inside Scoop

It is commonly known that pregnancy, birth, and postpartum recovery cause a lot of physical changes to the body. Posture, for example, often changes and affects overall core health. Pelvic floor dysfunction is another issue that can arise as a result of the hormonal changes, increased demand, and physical work associated with pregnancy and birth….

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192017Dec
The Pelvic Floor… What is it Good For?

The Pelvic Floor… What is it Good For?

Oh… hello there… and welcome to my little discussion about the pelvic floor. In my practice, when I first start talking about the pelvic floor, and the many roles it plays in the body, clients adopt a look of shock and surprise… “My pelvic floor does what?” “How did I not know this before?” “Why…

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242017Oct
Healing your Body as a New Mum

Healing your Body as a New Mum

Congratulations – you are now officially a mama! You made it through pregnancy and the experience of labour… you are now ready for the exciting new challenges of motherhood! First step: heal your body. All too often, I see brand new mums do too much too soon after having a baby. Consequently, they suffer unpleasant postpartum…

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102017Oct
How to Birth Your Baby

How to Birth Your Baby

Childbirth is as unique an experience as any other. Many women consider birth to be a great and sometimes daunting challenge to mental, emotional, and physical capabilities, while others believe it to be the most incredible experience of all time! Either way, new mums everywhere should be given the proper tools, knowledge, and support to…

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222017Sep
Breathing During Childbirth

Breathing During Childbirth

“During labour, let your voice be strong and unhindered. Women have been silenced in the birth room for too long.” ~ Lauralyn Curtis, Hypnobirthing Educator, Certified Doula, and Yoga Instructor Birth is one of the most natural processes of life. For a newborn, birth is the moment in which they finally join the world as…

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