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!

12 Resources for an Evidence Based Pregnancy & Post Partum

Expecting a baby in 2017? Feeling like you'd like to be a little more informed? Or just wondering what books you might buy with those Christmas book vouchers? Here are some really great books, websites and workshops where you'll find (almost) everything you'll need to know as an expectant or new parent.

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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Exercises for Pregnancy Pelvic Girdle Pain

I’ve been meaning to do this for ages – since I wrote my other two blog posts on pregnancy pelvic girdle pain, which you can read here and here. But I’ve finally got round to it this month after a lovely holiday!

I always recommend an individual assessment with a knowledgeable healthcare provider (preferably someone who […]

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A ‘Guesstimate’ or an Estimate?

Your 'due date'.The day you will probably meet your baby!! Or not. Did you know that only 4% of the babies arrive on their due date. This is because it turns out we're not as good as predicting babies' birthdays as we thought we were. There are several ways of estimating when your baby might arrive and some are more reliable than others. Check them out here.

Perineal Massage for a Better Birth?

If you're pregnant, you've probably heard of perineal massage. There's loads of information out there on perineal massage and its effectiveness for reducing perineal damage or stitches during birth. But does it really work?

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....