About Louise Murphy

I'm a Women's Health Physio, Gentlebirth Instructor and Doula. If you'd like to attend a Gentlebirth workshop in Tipperary or Limerick with me, come along to pregnancy pilates or join my online pregnancy pilates programme, get in touch! You can contact me on 0879229708 or email louise@mindingmums.com or see my workshop dates on www.gentlebirth.com/louisemurphy

What’s a Women’s Health & Continence Physio anyway???

depositphotos_84037166-Recovery-direction-signDo you have bladder problems, pelvic pain or just need to keep fit during your pregnancy? Maybe you need to see a Women’s Health & Continence Physio!

Pelvic Floors, Traffic Lights & Trampolines


Do you remember when you first learned to drive? You didn’t hop in the car and drive to work while thinking about what time you need to pick up the kids, what you need to get in the supermarket on the way home or when would suit you to book in with the dentist. […]

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    When Pregnancy is a Pain in the Bum – Tips to help kick Pregnancy Pelvic Girdle Pain

When Pregnancy is a Pain in the Bum – Tips to help kick Pregnancy Pelvic Girdle Pain

depositphotos_14109844-Pregnant-woman-stretching-and-relaxing_How do I get rid of my pelvic girdle pain? Read some general tips here....

Pregnancy Pelvic Girdle Pain – When Pregnancy Is A Pain In The Bum

Odds are if you’re reading this post, you’re pregnant. And possibly have a pain in your bum! Pregnancy pelvic girdle pain is really common in pregnancy and won’t usually affect whether you have a caesarean or a vaginal birth.
‘But what is pregnancy pelvic girdle pain? What causes it? Will it get better? And what […]


Balance for New Mums

depositphotos_4129431-Silhouette-of-Woman-balancing-on-unicycle-on-ropeSo, following on from my last post about how we need to be gentle with ourselves and our hard-working post natal bodies, I decided to write an article with my Women’s Health physiotherapist hat on. So I sat down and had a look at the research. And then at the information that’s out there for new mums. There is LOADS of it!

Your Amazing Post Natal Body

XL depositphotos_10553562-Super-Hero---Female It’s time we recognised the miracle of the post partum body in the same way we acknowledge the miracle of pregnancy.

Tummy Time Can Be Fun!

Tummy time babyI meet mums and babies all the time in my post natal, baby massage and baby yoga classes, and probably one of the most common things I hear is 'my baby doesn't like to be on his tummy' or 'my baby hates tummy time'. But tummy time can be fun!

Hairy Babies! – Heartburn during pregnancy

Pregnant woman heartburn nauseaHeartburn or reflux is a very common complaint during pregnancy, and most of us have heard the old wives tale that lots of heartburn means your baby will have lots of hair!

Pregnancy Exercise

cta1So you've just learned you're pregnant - congratulations! If you're usually active (or even if you're not) and you're anxious to keep (or start) exercising here are some important pointers for safe pregnancy exercise!


Minding mums are delighted to welcome you to our new website! We hope to keep you up to date on all things pregnancy, post-pregnancy and women’s health-related as well as providing you with fantastic products such as our online Pregnancy Pilates class which we’ve just launched. This will be followed in the next few months […]