Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things

Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things Sometimes just when you think you’re being pretty awesome, someone bursts your bubble. I call it ‘Eleven-er-reefing’ - ‘I’m going to Tenerife!’ ‘Oh really? I’ve been to Elevenerife’. *slumps* A couple of years ago I was a keen ocean rower when one of my crewmates Linda told me [...]

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse + Why Kegels Aren’t Enough

Pelvic Organ Prolapse + Why Kegels Aren't Enough Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) doesn't only happen to older women, and it happens more than you might think. In fact it is estimated that 50% of women of childbearing age will experience some level of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Sadly though it is rarely discussed, frequently dismissed as [...]

Postpartum Umbilical Hernia

Hernia, diastasis recti, and prolapse are all related to excessive intra-abdominal pressure, meaning too much pressure inside your abdomen and/or pelvis. This pressure has built up inside your body and has nowhere to go but outwards and downwards, and so eventually something has to give. I discuss diastasis recti at length on this blog and [...]