Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction During Pregnancy
Are you experiencing increased discomfort near your pubic bone? Maybe you notice it with sudden changes in movement, walking, putting on your pants, or rolling over in bed. This discomfort is called Symphysis Pubis Discomfort or SPD for short. Some studies show that it can affect up to 25% of pregnant women. So where exactly […]
How to Push Safely During Labor
So you have a little one on the way?! Congratulations, mama! Maybe this is your first pregnancy and you want to learn how to push safely and confidently but do not know where to start. Maybe you this is your second, third, or fourth pregnancy and you want to learn a different way to push. […]
You’re Probably Thinking “Why did a Physical Therapist Create a Birth Course?
I get it mama. I actually thought the same thing when my patients started telling me to create this course. But let me explain. As a pelvic floor physical therapist, I specialize in helping mamas with bowel, bladder, and sexual dysfunction. Typically (but not always), problems with peeing, pooping, and sex happen after delivering children. […]
So You’re Scared of Tearing during Birth?
Mama, I get it. I was scared too. Despite all of my knowledge as a pelvic floor physio, I still had concerns. But here’s the thing. Fear does not have to be part of your birth story. I have learned that preparing for birth takes more than just packing a hospital bag and going to […]