Maternity Physio and Pelvic Health

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Coping with Miscarriage and Birth Loss

Coping with Miscarriage and Birth Loss

Interviewing Jo Toucher Holistic Therapist Author of “Life after Miscarriage – How to Heal from Pregnancy Loss “ I have wanted to provide more information for women on coping with pregnancy loss for quite a while now. As a health practitioner who helps women with their physical recovery after pregnancy, i am well aware that sometimes there is an emotional recovery that has to happen to allow the woman to move forward on their journey,…

Whats the Pelvic Floor DO? and how do i find it?!

Whats the Pelvic Floor DO? and how do i find it?!

What is the pelvic floor and where is it? The pelvic floor is a set of muscles at the base of the pelvic bowl. There are 2 layers- the superficial layer (that you can see when you look at your perineum or vagina) and the deep layer known as the levator ani. There are 3 openings within the deep pelvic floor muscle- the urethra/vaginal/anal opening. So its main role is to keep us continent and…

Running Post Pregnancy

Running Post Pregnancy

Running after having a baby I have rarely come across an activity that makes womens eyes light up more than running. It can provide the perfect endorphin release and seems to represent independence. Something that many new mums crave, right? It is also quick and convenient to fit around a young family too. However, running is harder than you think! The physical and repetitive demand of running can take a toll on a body that…