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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
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
Postpartum Recovery
What’s a Realistic Postpartum Recovery Timeline?

Everyone’s postpartum recovery timeline is different, here are a couple of things you can do to speed yours up.

September 2, 2022
Postpartum Recovery
14 Tips on How to Survive Your First 2 Weeks Postpartum

There’s plenty of info on taking care of a baby, these tips are all for YOU. Here are 14 tips to help you start recovering during your first 2 weeks postpartum.

August 26, 2022
Postpartum Recovery
Baby Wearing: 5 Tips to Prevent Baby Carrier Back Pain

Baby-wearing can be a lifesaver, but too much of anything can cause strain on your muscles. Learn how to enjoy that bonding time without wearing down your body.

August 19, 2022
Postpartum Recovery
6 Myths About Your Postpartum Recovery, According to a Physical Therapist

I’m a physical therapist specializing in women’s health and postpartum recovery. My work starts with setting the facts straight about the fourth trimester.

July 22, 2022
Postpartum Recovery
The Episiotomy: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

While there’s no way to eliminate the need for an episiotomy, there are a few ways to improve your odds for bypassing this procedure.

July 31, 2019
Postpartum Recovery
Postpartum Recovery: 6 Post-Hospital Essentials

Creating what I refer to as a “vag bag,” can make life a whole lot easier. Here’s a quick list of items you’ll need to have on hand.

June 6, 2019