CATEGORY ARCHIVES: Postnatal

Sex after child birth!

Posted on February 10, 2020 by Laura
When is it safe to have sex after giving birth?

It is advisable to wait at least 6 weeks post birth, to reduce the risk of infection while your womb (uterus) is healing and to allow the tissues to repair, but ultimately it’s up to you. …

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What to pack in your hospital bag…

Posted on October 30, 2019 by Laura

What to pack in your hospital bag can be a minefield, if you packed every single thing that someone recommends you take, you would probably need a suitcase big enough for a family of 4!…

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Return to running after birth.

Posted on October 7, 2019 by Laura

As a Women’s Health Physio ‘when can I return to running after birth’ is a question I get asked a lot.

It is much easier to guide someone I know with this question but there are some rules that everyone can stick to!…

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Return to exercise after having your baby!

Posted on September 23, 2019 by Laura

It is recommended that you wait 6-8 weeks before you return to exercise after having your baby…but what does that actually mean?

Basically it takes 6-8 weeks for your soft tissues to heal.…

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Pelvic Floor Relaxation

Posted on March 19, 2019 by Laura

Lots of the women I speak to are very concerned about pelvic floor weakness, very few people know or understand about pelvic floor tightness or “hypertonicity”, whilst for the majority of the ladies I treat, especially those in pain, this is the problem.…

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