What you need to know about squats for pelvic floor rehab

Should we ditch kegels and use squatting instead for pelvic floor rehab? Yes and no is the simple answer. Do we squat much during our day for a start? Well yes we actually do - every time we get up and down off the floor or a chair we are doing a 'mini' squat. And … Continue reading What you need to know about squats for pelvic floor rehab

Babywearing and sore shoulders

Carrying your baby in a sling or in arms can often lead to painful shoulders. Often a change of position of the baby can help, or making sure your sling is adjusted correctly. But really it could be down to your alignment and postural habits. If you don’t adjust your alignment  then you could always … Continue reading Babywearing and sore shoulders

The shoulder and pelvis connection

When you have tight, stiff shoulders it can affect your breathing, pelvic floor, lower back ache and pelvis. Your body molds to the shape it is in most often, some muscles become over tight, some weaken, your joints become stiff. Your body then compensates in other areas to allow you to move and do what … Continue reading The shoulder and pelvis connection

5 Tips For Creating A Stronger Pelvic Floor

If you are suffering embarrassing ‘oops’ moments, urinary incontinence, prolapse or other pelvic floor dysfunction symptoms there is a lot more to restoring function to your pelvic floor than kegels. There is no quick fix and it involves taking a whole-body approach and changing up some of your lifestyle habits that may be contributing to … Continue reading 5 Tips For Creating A Stronger Pelvic Floor

Babywearing and your pelvic floor

The subject came up last week in the pelvic floor restore class about carrying babies and toddlers. It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. Lena Horne As a babywearing consultant I was always asked ‘what’s the best sling’ and the answer is that there isn’t one – it … Continue reading Babywearing and your pelvic floor