Category: Pelvic floor and core

Learn more about your pelvic floor and core during and after pregnancy.

Strong core can help childbirth

Strong core can help childbirth Strong core can help childbirth

How having a strong core can help childbirth Sometimes, as the weight of the belly increases in the third trimester, weakness in the core can cause what is called a “pendulous belly” (hanging belly), this is when the belly sags forward unsupported by core muscles. Having Pendulous belly can contribute to less than ideal baby […]

Are you in a Kegel all day long?

Are you in a Kegel all day long? Are you in a Kegel all day long?

Are you in a Kegel all day long? Many women I assess with pelvic floor issues have a pelvic floor that stays contracted/ tight / engaged throughout their day. It is so “normal” feeling that they are not even aware that they are pulling it up and holding tight until we begin to do our […]

Pelvic Opening During Pregnancy

Pelvic Opening During Pregnancy

Pelvic Opening During Pregnancy The pelvis is not a fixed entity. Sometimes we think it’s one continuous bone that is either big enough or not big enough for childbirth. Truth is, there are things we can do for pelvic opening during pregnancy. Remember the skeleton model from school? It wasn’t exactly accurate. To be accurate, […]

Busting Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy Myths

Busting Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy Myths

Busting Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy Myths The pelvic floor, though a very important part of the body, isn’t talked about much. Because of the mystery surrounding it, people often cannot make out the difference between facts and myths about the pelvic floor during pregnancy and birth. Let’s talk about a few of the top myths […]

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