I was delighted this week to be contacted by Lead Women’s Health Physiotherapist at White Hart Clinic in Barnes, Claire-Anne Rutherford, who wrote: "...I am a clinical specialist in Women’s Health Physiotherapy and have been reading the [...]
We don’t talk about wee leakage much with our girlfriends. It’s not really thought to be a topic of ‘polite conversation’. But we really should, because despite the apparent taboo, 1 in 3 women aged [...]
Pregnancy and weight loss are jarring concepts because you can’t deny your body food when you have a baby depending on you for its nutritious breakfasts, lunches and dinners! The ideal is that you start [...]
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 [...]
Diastasis Recti is the separation of the 2 parts of the rectus abdominis muscle as the collagen tissues of the Linea Alba and Linea Semiluniaris (mid-line connective tissue) are stretched and weakened. This image shows what happens to your [...]
I'm often asked this... Putting on weight in pregnancy: how much pregnancy weight gain is normal? How much is healthy? Or necessary? How much of the weight you're putting on is 'Baby Fat'... and what's [...]
Testing for a diastasis recti during your pregnancy is really not necessary. Whilst you can minimise the impact of diastasis on your core muscles by working on alignment and core strength during pregnancy, please don't [...]
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