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September 16, 2017

Did you know tension in your body can contribute to pain during labour?

Many of my prenatal physiotherapy clients use this tip during birth (I used this as well) to help decrease tension the body.

July 23, 2017

Have you heard of perineal massage to help prepare your pelvic floor for birth?

It may help decrease tearing and also mentally prepare you for the stretching feeling during birth.

Included in the video are two techniques that I teach my prenatal clients.

If you find perineal massage very painful, or have pain with intercourse, pelvic exams or inserting a tampon - seeing a pelvic health physiotherapist can help you release tension in your pelvic floor which can resolve your pain and help prepare yo...

June 11, 2017


Find out:


- What types of exercise can help you prepare for birth.
- Can perineal massage really help prevent tearing?
- Can certain birth positions help decrease strain on your pelvic floor?


PLUS SO much more!!

AND find out our top recommended resources to help you have a positive birth experience!

Resources:


Spinning Babies: www.spinningbabies.com



 

May 31, 2017

Want to decrease strain on your pelvic floor muscles during birth which may help decrease tearing, help labour progress and help with your postpartum recovery?

Check out the flower bloom breath that I teach all of my prenatal clients to help them release and relax their pelvic floor during labour and the pushing phase of birth.

Also a VERY helpful breath to use to decrease tension in your pelvic floor which may be the reason you are experiencing internal pelvic pain (pain with intercourse, insertin...

May 10, 2017

Join me and Steph Hayes, doula from Hello, Baby Ptbo to find out the benefits of having a doula to help you create a positive birth and postpartum experience!

April 5, 2017

Since April is Cesarean Awareness Month - I'm sharing how to release tension in your scar after birth which may:

✔help resolve your pelvic/low back pain
✔help resolve your pelvic floor issues
✔help with healing your diastasis (ab separation)
✔help your pelvic floor and core work more efficiently

✔you can do this type of scar release each day

If you have any specific questions about your scar or recovery, seeing a pelvic floor physiotherapist in your area can be helpful to learn what treatment and...

August 31, 2016

(This blog was originally posted here when I was pregnant.)

The number one question I hear from my postpartum clients is, "Why did no one tell me this when I was pregnant?"

As a pelvic floor physiotherapist, I have the opportunity to work with women during pregnancy and the postpartum stages of life on a daily basis. Some women come in because of issues they're currently experiencing such as incontinence, pelvic pain, prolapse or diastasis (abdominal separation), while others come in to prevent these...

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