6 Tips For Running After Baby

Returning To Running
1. Gradual Return Is Key
After you have had a baby your pelvic floor will need time to heal and returned to full function. For some women this will require extra effort and take longer but it will be worth it when you return to your sporting activities.

If possible it’s great to see […]

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14 Tips for Recovering From a 3rd or 4th Degree Tear

Having a significant perineal tear during the birth of your baby can be a bit of a shock to say the least. For the first few days it can be quite painful and difficult to move around and especially to sit. You’ll need to allow yourself time to heal and recover so be gentle […]

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Preparing for a Positive Post Partum

Sometimes you get to what you thought was the end and you find it’s a whole new beginning.  – Anne Tyler

Preparing for a new baby can so exciting. We eagerly anticipate our appointments with the doctor or midwife, we book our antenatal classes, buy the car seat and the baby clothes and pack our […]

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Just Given Birth? How’s Your Bladder?

Chrissy Teigen, Kim Kardashian and Kate Winslet have all been surprised at the effect giving birth has had on their bladders. After birth, it is common to have some bladder problems in the first few hours or days. However, it is NOT normal for these issues to continue longer than that. Here is some advice to help you address them!

7 Tips for Post Partum Prolapse

The good news is that post natal prolapse often resolves very well with conservative treatment and surgery is not usually required. Here are some tips if you think you have a prolapse following the birth of your baby.

Looking For an Excuse to Eat Cake? You’re Welcome!

Have you seen signs about Gentlebirth Meet-Ups around your neighbourhood or popping up on your Facebook newsfeed and wondered what they were all about?
Well here are 6 reasons why you should head along!
1. It’s free.
Well unless you’d like to have coffee and cake that is….everybody buys their own (and nobody counts how many slices)!
2. […]

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7 Reasons You Should Carry Your Baby in a Sling

Aren't slings just for hippy mums? Definitely not! Here are some reasons why you and your baby will love a sling.

For Crying Out Loud!

Coping with Crying
It’s hard having a baby who cries a lot. Anyone who tells you “you’ll get used to it” or “after a while you won’t need sleep any more”, is most definitely LYING! Of course crying is distressing for parents. In fact, listening to an infant crying has actually been shown to cause […]

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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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