Postpartum Umbilical Hernia

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 [...]

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

Postpartum Running Guidelines 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 [...]

2019-08-29T13:12:35-07:00By |Blog - All, Pelvic Floor|0 Comments

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 [...]

2019-07-26T11:46:26-07:00By |Blog - All, Diastasis Recti|0 Comments

My First Visit To a Pelvic Physical Therapist

A Blog by Team MUTU's Kay - Mama to Baby Henry. In the weeks after I gave birth I kinda knew something wasn’t quite right with my pelvic floor. Not just your average “I just pushed a watermelon sized human out of my vagina” feelings, no, it was something more than that and the symptoms [...]

2018-02-06T07:39:02-07:00By |Pelvic Floor|0 Comments