February 28, 2019

1/3 Births and possibly higher since that statistic was last released is via Caesarean section. Some are life saving emergency events and some are planned. When a few clients started asking for my advice around their upcoming or post surgeries and Miriam from ParentTri...

February 18, 2019

Getting ready for birth includes all things nesting, shopping (yay!) and excitement for your little ones arrival into the world. I remember packing and repacking my hospital bag over and over again to remember what I'd put in it and making sure it had everything I need...

July 20, 2018

It's been ages since I had a chance to add anything to my blog but today I felt incensed enough to need to share.

The internet is FULL of things that aren't always reality, that don't provide the full story or that mislead us in some ways. Post-partum bodies and fitness...

April 10, 2018

Hypermobility as a high level spectrum is relatively uncommon - with the higher levels often being diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), which is characterized by weakness of the connective tissues of the body, over-flexibility in joints and a general instabilit...

November 6, 2017

Imagine you are a newly planted tree on a windy day. Enough to blow your trunk from side to side, rustle through your leaves and perhaps challenge your strength and stability.

If you had strong roots and a strong middle your trunk would sway left and right, back and for...

September 19, 2017

“When my son was 4 months old I noticed that I had some problems with the frequency and urgency of my toilet habits – I’d not had the most amazing pelvic floor beforehand however it seems to have gotten worse.  I’ve been doing my pelvic floor exercises so what has chan...

August 29, 2017

There is little research about the links between a positive birth experience and post natal depression/anxiety. Previously research examining psychological problems after birth has been largely quantitative and focused on depression in the post-natal period. (O'Hara MW...

August 21, 2017

Have you ever heard of the lioness who sneezed and wet her pants?

No me either.. 

Let's consider here that lions have typically 3 cubs in any one litter (ranging from 1-6). Those cubs take between 100-120 days to grow before being born in to the world.

So in under half th...

August 11, 2017

This is a predicament that’s relatively common in women suffering from a weak pelvic floor. These clients come to me because they’ve gotten themselves started into their post baby fitness regimes, found the energy and time to make it out for a run and suddenly they are...

July 26, 2017

The term diastasis recti which is also known as abdominal separation refers to an increased distance between the abdominals. When you have a baby the pressure of the growing uterus and baby against the abdominal wall causes the connective tissue to stretch and weaken....

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