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Pelvic Health Podcast Episodes

After Birth Recovery, Childbirth, Forceps, Pelvic Floor, Pelvic Health, Wellbeing

In one of our latest episode on the Pregnancy, Birth and Recovery podcast, I discussed a topic that I often brushed under the carpet: pelvic floor birth trauma. Traditionally, society focusses on the joyful stories of birth, leaving the not-so-pleasant bits like pelvic floor issues a bit of a taboo. But it’s high time we…

Pelvic Floor Exercises
Pelvic Floor

Today’s episode is the most popular episode of 2023, a rerun from February 21st, episode #130. Join me as I walk you through some pelvic floor exercises, they are an absolute game-changer for women at every stage of life – whether you’ve had a caesarean birth, are approaching menopause, or are already post-menopausal. The Importance…

After Birth Recovery, Exercise, Motherhood, Pelvic Floor, Running, Wellbeing

Today, I share a personal episode that discusses my pelvic floor recovery after bringing three beautiful children into the world. As a physiotherapist, I’ve always been passionate about helping others on their wellness journey. But, as life would have it, I too face changes and challenges that I’m eager to be transparent about. The Turning…

Exercise, Motherhood, Pelvic Health, Postnatal, Wellbeing

Physio Advice – Enhancing Your Postpartum Recovery Welcoming a new life into the world is an extraordinary experience, but it can take a toll on your body, particularly your pelvic floor and perineum. Many new mothers are eager to bounce back after childbirth, but it’s very much worthwhile focussing on recovery and healing first. In…

birth story emily
Birth Story, Childbirth, Induction, Motherhood, Pelvic Floor

Pregnancy and childbirth are unique experiences that can vary greatly from person to person. In this episode, I have the privilege of welcoming Emily, a member of FitNest Mama, to share her remarkable birth story and her journey towards recovery. Emily’s story is a powerful example of the strength and resilience of mothers during the…

Pelvic floor preparation for birth
Exercise, Fourth Trimester, Pelvic Floor, Pelvic Health, Postnatal

The path through pregnancy, labour, and postnatal recovery is a remarkable journey, but it can exert significant strain on a woman’s body, particularly the pelvic floor. To ensure a smoother transition into motherhood and reduce the risk of pelvic floor issues, there are a few ways to help. In this podcast episode, we’ll explore three…

exercise gestational diabetes
Exercise, Gestational Diabetes, Pelvic Health, Pregnancy

In this podcast episode with Helena McDonald, we delved into the important topic of exercise and movement during pregnancy, particularly for those dealing with gestational diabetes. We discuss some insights and valuable advice on how pregnant women with gestational diabetes can prioritise their well-being through safe and effective exercise. Exploring the Benefits of Exercise During…

Is a prolapse diagnosis for life
After Birth Recovery, Pelvic Health

If you’ve had a baby or are pregnant, this podcast episode is essential for you. Whether you have symptoms of a prolapse or not, the information here can help you now or in the future. We at FitNest Mama believes in being proactive rather than reactive when it comes to health, and in this post,…

Pelvic Floor Exercises #15 [PF Relaxation]
Pelvic Floor

Welcome back to a set of Pelvic Floor Podcast exercises! Today’s pelvic floor set focusses on pelvic floor relaxation. Every few weeks, I talk you through a set of pelvic floor exercises.  These episodes are short, these episodes are actionable, and are designed to just help you get it done and tick off your pelvic…

Pelvic Floor

Join us as I discuss this question asked by a member of the community, ‘I have pre-prolapse, is it ok for me to still do pilates?’ I discuss briefly:– What is prolapse?– What type of exercise is good for prolapse, and the 0-6 week postpartum phase.– What are some things to avoid. Do you have…

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