Why your office based job is hindering your pelvic floor rehab.

How your office-based work can impact your pelvic floor (and what to do about it) Imagine a gate that hasn’t been used for a long time, the hinges have got all rusty. You go up to the gate and start pulling at it to get it open. It’s stiff at first and you have to … Continue reading Why your office based job is hindering your pelvic floor rehab.

How to decide if induction is for you. (pt 1)

Induction. What does it bring up for you? Have you been offered it? Are you wondering whether to go ahead or not? Do you know what it involves and if there are any risks involved? This is part one of a series on induction this week we will look at the differences between spontaneous labour … Continue reading How to decide if induction is for you. (pt 1)

The relationship between your pelvis and your uterus

Painful periods? Fertility issues? Baby refuses to go into an optimal position? The alignment of your pelvis has a direct influence on your uterus. You have ligaments that attach from your womb to the front, back and sides of your pelvis. As well as your pelvic floor and down into your labia. Your pelvis has … Continue reading The relationship between your pelvis and your uterus

Do your feet really grow during pregnancy

All sorts of amazing and incredible things happen to our bodies in pregnancy – not just growing a baby! Feet growing bigger is a common occurrence but do they actually grow? That common image of a pregnant woman with her tummy pushed forwards and leaning back is typical of a tucked pelvis and rib thrust … Continue reading Do your feet really grow during pregnancy

Tackling back pain

Back pain is such a common problem these days. One that definitely needs an approach that takes into account your postural and lifestyle habits. Often back pain is a symptom of a broader problem – which can include a mix of the type of shoes you wear, the activities you do, your postural habits, the … Continue reading Tackling back pain