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)
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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
Diastasis Recti (DR): Linear separation of the rectus abdominis ("six pack muscle"). Many mamas and those of us with very physically demanding jobs experience this and it's consequences, resulting in hernias, back pain, pelvic pain, poor pelvic floor muscle control leading to urinary and/or anal incontinence, weak abdominals, etc. There is a very straightforward exercise… Continue reading Diastasis Recti Remedy
Truly inspired by the optimism amid the physical and emotional pain experienced by Sara in her story below. So honored to have her write so openly about her journey with endometriosis. I hope those of you suffering from symptoms of endometriosis will find a bit of solidarity through her story. Endometriosis was a new word… Continue reading Endo(my)triosis: A Personal Journey