Are you finding it hard to remember to do your Kegel exercises? By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Have you been told to do your kegel exercises every day, three times a day, forever? And were you given great advise on how to sneak in your “daily Kegel requirements” during normal every day activities? I bet you are
I was using some manual physical therapy on a lovely patient earlier today who was very excited about her recent visit with her obstetrician. She was told that her baby was now about the size of a lemon. So, Moma how big is your baby at the moment? The size of a Poppy Seed? a Prune? or
Pregnant women all around the globe aptly apply cocoa butter all over their bodies during pregnancy to prevent developing stretch marks on their tummies, breasts and thighs. WELL, LADIES, STUDIES SHOW YOU ARE WASTING YOUR TIME… A very large study performed by dermatologists and obstetricians was published in 2008. It followed 175 women and found
To read more on the latest internet scoop: Click Here Do you think she is going to use a Midwife? How about, do you think she will have prenatal and postpartum physical therapy?
Nothing is more beautiful than a tasteful portrait of a pregnant belly, but have a look at these strange maternity photos. I think you will find yourself wondering “What were they thinking?” Click here.
WEAR YOUR BABY Why does wearing your baby while performing house hold chores or running errands for 3 hours a day have extra added benefits? = The power of touch To read the entire article from Mothering.com CLICK HERE Medical Disclaimer
Did you know that Between 6% and 10% of women suffer from Tocophobia – an intense anxiety or fear of pregnancy or giving birth. More needs to be done to help women who have a morbid dread of childbirth, a condition that affects up to one in 10 women, an expert said today. Click here
Great article in Women’s Health section of Web MD breaks down the type of workout you need for each decade in your life. Your 20’s are when you are laying the foundation for your future in terms of your bone density, muscle strength, and cardiovascular health. “So the more exercise, the better.” During your 30’s
Hidden Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy = Smarter Babies A growing number of studies reveal that many benefits of exercise during pregnancy are not just for mom, but baby too! The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology guidelines state that, “in the absence of either medical or obstetrical complications, 30 minutes or more of moderate
By Marianne Ryan PT, OCS Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy Think twice before you crunch! For most of us, abdominal crunches are on life’s list of things we know we really should do, but are not really that much fun – like flossing our teeth or eating psyllium husks. Well, maybe what I am going