Does pregnancy Cause pelvic floor problems?

We’re certainly lead to believe it does, which is why kegels, those squeeze and release exercises, are taught in virtually every pregnancy fitness or exercise class. But they could actually be putting you at more risk of developing incontinence and prolapse issues that preventing them. Really, it is the postural, lifestyle and movement habits that … Continue reading Does pregnancy Cause pelvic floor problems?

Why I don’t like ‘Belly button to spine’ as an instruction to engage the core

Is ‘belly button to spine’ really a useful instruction when it comes to engaging the core? Part of restoring function to the pelvic floor is to create a reflexive core – that is abdominal muscles that switch on when they are needed to help with movement or an activity. (lifting, carrying, twisting etc) During exercises … Continue reading Why I don’t like ‘Belly button to spine’ as an instruction to engage the core

Mother Roasting – Postpartum nurturing

  Working on pelvic floor disorders is not just about alignment and movement, there are some other elements that you can be working on that will be of great benefit. From an energy point of view those with pelvic organ prolapse or pelvic organ weakness in general tend to have a cold belly. So looking … Continue reading Mother Roasting – Postpartum nurturing