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Postpartum Recovery
Using Pelvic Wands and Dilators for Postpartum Recovery

Learn how to use pelvic wands and dilators to aid in postpartum recovery by addressing scar tissue, increasing blood flow, and improving pelvic floor function.

June 16, 2023
Postpartum Recovery
Padsicles: The Homemade Remedy for Postpartum Discomfort

A padsicle is a homemade, frozen sanitary napkin that can relieve postpartum pain and promote healing. Learn how to make your own and use them effectively.

June 9, 2023
Postpartum Recovery
Why Kegels Suck (But You Should Still Do Them Anyway)

Learn why Kegels are important to pelvic floor health, how to do them properly, and how to make them more enjoyable and effective.

June 2, 2023
Postpartum Recovery
Healing Your Postpartum Body: A Guide to Diastasis Recti

Learn about Diastasis Recti and how it affects women during and after pregnancy. Discover the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for this common condition,

March 24, 2023
Postpartum Recovery
The Benefits of Compression After Childbirth and How to Use it Safely

Discover the benefits of using compression garments during postpartum recovery and learn how to choose and use such garments safely.

March 17, 2023
Postpartum Recovery
The 5-Minute Guide to Your First Postpartum Poop

Your first postpartum poop is probably the last thing on your mind if you’re pregnant, but you’ll be glad you read this article once you experience it.

March 5, 2023
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
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
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
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
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