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Returning to Running after Cesarean Birth exercise in postpartum exercise in pregnancy postpartum body postpartum core postpartum exercise Jul 14, 2022

Today’s episode talks about returning to running after a Cesarean birth - but don’t be fooled by this seemingly narrow focus. The episode is chock-full of essential information about pelvic floors, scar tissue, and exercise that is useful for those pregnant, not pregnant, non-runners,...

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Back Pain in Pregnancy back pain in postpartum back pain in pregnancy exercise in postpartum pelvic pain pelvic pain in pregnancy pelvic physio physiotherapy physiotherapy in pregnancy postpartum body Jan 19, 2022

In part two of our series with physiotherapist and pregnancy/postpartum pelvic health expert Krysta Norwick, Dr. Alicia discusses the very common issue of lower back pain in pregnancy. While it is highly likely to occur to most pregnant people at some point, that doesn’t mean that you...

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Postpartum Wrist Pain exercise in postpartum physiotherapy physiotherapy in pregnancy postpartum postpartum body wrist pain Jan 12, 2022

Here is a little talked about fact: postpartum wrist pain is quite common! Officially named De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, this wrist pain occurs at the base of the thumb and is often aggravated postpartum by the frequent and possibly strenuous motions of lifting your newborn (while also supporting...

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Body Image, Diet Culture, Intuitive Eating & Pregnancy body image diet culture intuitive eating postpartum body pregnancy pregnancy care Sep 15, 2021

Pregnancy is undeniably a time of accelerated body change. For women who may have a history of avoiding their body or engaging in other types of negative body image perpetuating behaviours, body avoidance becomes impossible to pursue. And while this can be a huge struggle, it can also be a...

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How to care for you postpartum Vagina! postpartum postpartum body Apr 28, 2021

 

Regardless of whether you had a vaginal delivery or a cesarean section, you need to know how to care for your postpartum perineum. 

Avoid Irritants: 

Bleeding postpartum is inevitable, and it's already in a sensitive way after delivery, so do your best to avoid irritating...

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Diastasis recti in pregnancy - what it is, why it happens, and what we can do about it! childbirth childbirth education diastasis diastasis recti exercise in pregnance fourth trimester kim vopni postpartum postpartum body postpartum core postpartum exercise postpartum fitness pregnant she found motherhood the vagina coach Mar 10, 2021

 

Diastasis Recti:

 

Diastasis Recti is a separation of the rectus abdominus muscles, that run up and down in our abdomen, known as the “six-pack” muscles.  It occurs during pregnancy due to stretching from a growing uterus and baby and a weakening of the connective...

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