Tongue postion, jaw tension and pelvic health

As part of a whole-body approach when there are pelvic issues jaw tension is part of the rehabilitation work to be done.  The jaw and the pelvis are physiologically linked and the alignment and relaxation of one profoundly affects the other. So releasing tension in the jaw will help as part of birth preparation and … Continue reading Tongue postion, jaw tension and pelvic health

Why kegels are not the best birth prep exercise

During my first pregnancy my pregnancy class teacher was insistent we did our kegels, squeeze, hold, release. I half did them but wasn’t particularly keen – I found them a bit uncomfortable to be honest. But are they essential for preventing sneeze pee and other postpartum incontinence? If you think about it preparing for birth … Continue reading Why kegels are not the best birth prep exercise

7 Simple things you can do now to reduce pregnancy pain

Pregnancy pelvic girdle pain or symphysis pubis disorder is pretty common. So much so that it is seen as a normal symptom of pregnancy. However, it is not something you have to put up with Here are 7 simple things you can do straight away to reduce your symptoms right now (also to prevent the … Continue reading 7 Simple things you can do now to reduce pregnancy pain

The Benefits of Whole-Body corrective exercises

Your body doesn’t operate in single elements. As the old song goes The toe bone's connected to the foot bone, The foot bone's connected to the ankle bone, The ankle bone's connected to the leg bone, Now shake dem skeleton bones! (I won’t put the whole song but might spend most of today singing it!) … Continue reading The Benefits of Whole-Body corrective exercises