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 [...]

Markea’s MUTU Journey

Markea’s MUTU Journey Postpartum pain, diastasis recti, a still pregnant-looking belly, incontinence. Unfortunately, it’s all too common for moms to just put up with these symptoms after they’ve had a baby. I’m not just talking 8 weeks postpartum, sometimes 10, 20, or 30+ years postpartum!  One mama who is raising the bar higher on her [...]