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 she was going to cross [...]

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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 [...]

Postpartum Running Guidelines | Guest Article By Emma Brockwell, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Guest Article By Emma Brockwell, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, a.k.a. Physio Mum Why is it so important that you do not return to running too soon post-baby? Pregnancy and childbirth weaken and stress our internal and external muscles. Running is high impact, and if our bodies are not strong enough or have not healed well, then [...]