6 Amazing Ways to Relieve Sciatic Pain While Pregnant

 

Many of my patients have been told they have “sciatica” because they experience pain along the back of their leg. People tend to own this pain as “My Sciatica”, almost as...

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Taping Techniques to Alleviate Pregnancy Pain

Uncategorized May 14, 2021
 

Alternatives to Belly Bands to Help Soothe Pain and Heal Diastasis Recti 

I get a lot of questions from pregnant women about whether they should wear belly bands.

Like anything, sometimes, and...

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Delivery Anxiety: How to Manage the What-Ifs and Unknowns of Childbirth

Becoming a parent is exciting...and anxiety-inducing.

15.6% of women planning hospital births feel high anxiety.

Women under 25 years of age were at an increased risk of anxiety symptoms during...

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Co-Sleeping Pros and Cons

There’s never one right way to do anything.

I chose to co-sleep with my son because, for us, it felt like the best option.

That’s not to say it’s been cuddly and sweet the whole...

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Hop to it! How Jumping Can Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

One of the most common symptoms of stress incontinence is leakage. This can happen when laughing, coughing, sneezing, and even jumping. Attempting jumping jacks in a HIIT workout. Jumping on the...

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5 Reasons to Avoid Youtube Fitness While Pregnant

YouTube educates and entertains us all.

It’s an incredible tool.

I’ve learned how to change a tire and clean out my vacuum cleaner. I adore the democratization of knowledge, music, and...

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Caring About Your Pelvic Health is Good for the Environment

Caring About Your Pelvic Health is Good for the Environment

Dedication to living a more sustainable life can start from unexpected places. Like pelvic health!

Here’s why: Incontinence is...

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Avoiding the “Bounce- Back” Mindset Postpartum

Here’s a cultural bias that gets to me:

The pressure and expectation on mothers to “bounce back” postpartum.

There are all kinds of “Mommy Bounce Back” programs out...

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10 Tricks for Reducing SPD (Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction)

 

Musculoskeletal challenges are one of the most common hurdles in pregnancy. More than two-thirds of pregnant women experience low back pain. Almost a fifth experiences pelvic pain.

Pubic Symphysis...

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Epidural Alternatives

No matter what your birth “plan” is, childbirth can always take an unexpected turn. And, epidurals are not evil. They can help you get through something strenuous, exhausting, and even...

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