What is a dilator?

If you’re like many of my patients, your pelvic floor may be a new territory.    The pelvic floor serves key functions, but until it acts up, you may not pay too close attention. That is why I’m committed to educating and making you aware of symptoms we don’t normally talk about.  On the table […]

5 Ways to Avoid Prolapse during Birth and Postpartum

Over a quarter of women develop prolapse during childbirth and postpartum. That’s almost 1 in every three women living with discomfort, maybe pain, and a sign your pelvic floor needs attention. Prolapse can develop during pregnancy when extra weight adds pressure to the pelvic area, during childbirth (noticeably more in traumatic labor or when you’ve […]

Self-Care Habits We Love

Do you feel like stress, anxiety, or self-doubt always point back to self-care?  Maybe it’s your mom, best friend, or a colleague telling you that you need to take time for yourself by saying things like, “do something fun!” or “you need to relax!” Because here many of us are: tired, burnt-out, and irritable. We […]

Keeping your child regular (not constipated!)

We’ve all been there as parents, your little one is fussy, maybe crying, complaining of stomach pain, and your checklist has narrowed it down…they’re CONSTIPATED! Whether it be a few hours, a day or two, or a week of dry hard stools, constipation strikes and they are in pain. While most constipation shouldn’t be met […]

Inflammation and its connection to infertility

If you’ve been trying to conceive for over a year and have yet to get pregnant, you may begin to research the various causes of infertility. Among the main results: age male and female “factors” such as egg production and sperm quality and “unknown” causes If you don’t know where to begin in figuring out […]

25 Raw and Real Affirmations for Moms

Being a parent is not always easy. Can I get an amen? When I heard the saying, “Your heart forever walking around outside of you” in reference to parenthood it sounded the alarm. My children are the center of my world, but they have needs, so do I, and so does our home.  That’s why I […]

6 EASY and FUN Activities to Support Your Toddler’s Gross Motor Development

Have you wondered why your pediatrician’s office hands you a questionnaire that asks you to indicate your child’s abilities with speech, movement and coordination? This is to make you aware that observing their development, especially in the early years, helps identify any areas that may be of concern if not met at the usual milestones. […]

Does your child suffer from Enuresis?

Are you concerned your little one is wetting the bed a little too much for their age? Have they been potty trained for quite some time, but still having trouble waking up to relieve themselves? It’s normal for most children to wet the bed during the potty training transition. Occasional accidents are expected as children […]

9 reasons your child may benefit from seeing a Pelvic Health PT

Little girl with special needs enjoy spending time with mother

Is your child often constipated? Or, do they have skid marks on their underwear pretty frequently? Maybe you’re growing concerned that they’re still having accidents well past potty training? Like adults, children also suffer bladder and bowel issues. Pelvic floor dysfunction isn’t normal, but does affect 1 in 7 school-aged children. If not treated, issues […]

5 Easy Mommy and Me Core Exercises

Working out again after delivering a baby isn’t so simple. Ask any new mom. Your body has undergone major changes, and sleep in the first few years is known as a “work in progress” for most.   Worst of all, finding time for you seems to fall by the wayside.  How do I know? I […]