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If you’ve recently given birth, I want to chat with you about something important: your pelvic floor health.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
No one needs to tell you that your belly will stretch and grow with pregnancy. That’s an obvious fact. What you may wonder is why some women recover differently than others- especially in their stomach region. While some mothers return to their pre-baby shape, other’s develop stomachs that appear loose, maybe bulging, or like their […]
The first weeks postpartum are the A to Z of emotions and adjustment. Sitz baths, breastfeeding successes and challenges, and the slow, yet fast, moving days are all part of managing your baby’s acclimation into the world. Here’s your gentle reminder that YOU too are recovering. Birth takes a major toll on your body! Though your pelvic […]
You expected the precious gift of baby, but not all the post-birth changes to your body are so-called “gifts”. Good news first- some of these changes won’t stick around forever! Bad news- some will hang on like a fly at a barbeque. It is important to understand the A to Z of the most common […]