April was national cesarean awareness month, but May is for mamas, so I’m going to put this here on the 1st to tie the two together. One of my nearest and dearest, sent me her unexpected birth story to share. It is a factual account of what happened, not an oversharing of emotions. However, many… Continue reading A Birth Story
Category: physical therapy
Take me out to the ball game: (Potty Training Regressions)
Whitney (the oh, so clever pediatric pelvic health physical therapist) hits it out of the park AGAIN with her final post addressing potty training regressions. This one is filled with advice and problem solving to help you help your kid get back in the game. Take me out with the crowd. It’s the bottom of… Continue reading Take me out to the ball game: (Potty Training Regressions)
LIFE IS A HIGHWAY…and bedtime’s a bumpy road
The brilliant Whitney (pediatric pelvic health physical therapist) writes again to tell us about how to kick the nighttime potty training nightmares to the curb!
Splitting Up With Your Diastasis Recti
Are you fed up with Diastasis Recti (abdominal separation)? Good. Here's some incriminating facts and break-up advice. Incriminating information As I mentioned in this blog post, DR can occur in any phase of life due to physical forces causing our rectus abdominis (the six pack muscle) to stretch and separate down the middle - whether… Continue reading Splitting Up With Your Diastasis Recti
Potty Training: The HOW.
This is the second post in a series on potty training by the lovely, Pediatric Pelvic Health Physical Therapist, Whitney. Who?: Your kiddo! What?: Potty Training! When?: Now! (I saw the sign!) Where?: The bathroom! Why?: To promote independence! How?: uh…………………. You spin me right round, Baby, right round! As I eluded to last week,… Continue reading Potty Training: The HOW.
It’s POTTY TIME! Or is it?
I consider myself pretty lucky to know some ridiculously smart and hilarious people in the field of physical therapy. And the following post just so happens to be written by one of them (who I also went to PT school with). Whitney is about to take you on a journey of pediatric pelvic health through… Continue reading It’s POTTY TIME! Or is it?
Postpartum: a part of life no one told you about.
A True Story About Postpartum Sex
This was written by one of my nearest and dearest friends AGES ago for my blog, but am just getting my act together to post. -- It is honest, it is true and I bet many of us can relate to her...Don't worry it has a happy ending. 😉 Sex is talked about a lot. Post partem sex…not… Continue reading A True Story About Postpartum Sex
Loosen Up for Valentine’s Day
Vaginal Dilators and Perineal Stretching If you’re new to intercourse OR you’ve been at it for a while, but are experiencing new or persistent pain/difficulty with sex, keep reading! First-Timers This is information I wish I would’ve known before my first go, so first timers listen up. Progressing through vaginal dilators is a great way… Continue reading Loosen Up for Valentine’s Day
Planning a VBAC
Through a series of random, fortunate events, I have met a wonderful fellow pelvic health advocate, childbirth educator and occupational therapist who also happens to be from my hometown which neither of us currently live in (it's a small world after all)! I am so grateful she took the time to write this superb post… Continue reading Planning a VBAC