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Resources for soon-to-be, new, and seasoned moms

There’s tons of resources about baby, this one is all about you, your body, and your needs from pregnancy all the way through postpartum and beyond. Browse by topic.
Postpartum Recovery
#MomCrush Monday: Meet Dr. Marcy Crouch, Founder of the Down There Doc

Get to know more about Dr. Marcy Crouch through a short interview from the popular site Modern Mom Probs.

January 6, 2023
Postpartum Recovery
Pelvic floor physical therapist shares 5 things she never does, from hovering over public toilets to kegels.

Giving birth comes with enough challenges. Pelvic floor rehab shouldn’t be one of them.

December 16, 2022
Sex & Intimacy
Painful Sex After Giving Birth and How to Fix it

3 reasons why sex may be painful after birth and the most effective ways to combat it (from a Pelvic Floor PT).

December 9, 2022
Postpartum Recovery
Pregnancy, Birth, and Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

Learn how pregnancy and labor impact your pelvic floor muscles and what you can do to prevent/heal from symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction.

December 2, 2022
C-Section
Everything you Need to Know about C-Sections and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Having a c-section won’t save you from future pelvic floor discomfort. Dr. Marcy has all the info you need on c-sections and postpartum pelvic floor healing!

November 18, 2022
Diastasis Recti
3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Core After Having a Baby

It’s the spookiest time of the year! But that doesn’t mean you should be scared of leaking pee! I’ll give you 3 workouts that will expel unwanted incontinence.

November 4, 2022
Postpartum Recovery
10 Postpartum Essentials I Didn’t Know I Needed (#3 was a game changer!)

Top 10 Postpartum recovery essentials (from a Pelvic Floor PT) for a smoother, comfier, faster recovery from childbirth.

October 21, 2022
Incontinence
If You Feel the Urge To Pee Right After Going, ‘Double Voiding’ Could Be Your Saving Grace

If you feel the urge to pee right after going, ‘double voiding’ could be your saving grace.

October 14, 2022
Postpartum Recovery
Let’s Get Real About Therapy

Learn how therapy can benefit you most from Alyson Hempsey, a psychotherapist, coach, wife, and mama with some great thoughts on how to “thrive in mamahood."

October 7, 2022
Birth Prep
True Confessions of a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist

After 12 years of hearing the same thing from uninformed mamas, I want to give you the tools to confidently step into your next birth.

September 30, 2022
Birth Prep
What is an Episiotomy?

A look into how episiotomies came to be and why they are becoming less and less frequent…

September 23, 2022
Postpartum Recovery
Why Kegels Don’t Work

Kegels are not the cure-all. Let me, a professional pelvic floor physical therapist explain why and how we can really strengthen those “down there” muscles.

September 16, 2022