No one should have to suffer from urinary incontinence for the rest of their life.
A viral Facebook post is reminding women that vulvas come in all sizes, shapes, and smells.
Although there is a greater risk of perineal tearing.
It's just such a magical time.
Pelvic floor function affects both men and women, and faulty mechanics can contribute to a number of issues.
I want to discuss the importance of your fitness training and how you should approach your training to improve your pelvic health treatment, recovery and long-term results.
And you're doing them wrong, too.
As a new pelvic health physiotherapist, I am eager to educate, communicate and change the way pelvic health issues are currently addressed. It is not until we openly talk about this important health issue, that change will start to happen.
The reason I want to talk about this today is because believe it or not our behaviours surrounding toileting can oftentimes lead to pelvic floor dysfunctions, including urinary and/or fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, not to mention decreased muscular strength, endurance and coordination of the pelvic floor muscles.
Excessive weight loss worries and an overly restrictive diet can cause heath problems for both you and your baby, interfere with maternal-infant bonding and disrupt the supply of breast milk. So, forget the crash diet and consider instead these 10 doctor- and mom-approved tips to getting your body back after baby.