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Prolapse and Exercise

Prolapse and Exercise

What is Vaginal Prolapse? Usually our pelvic organs (bladder, uterus and bowel) are supported by a hammock of connective tissue and muscles. If this support system isn’t working as it should, it can lead to one or more of these organs descending into the vagina, which...

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Caesarean Section Recovery

Caesarean Section Recovery

There are a lot of Australian women who give birth via Caesarean section, with recent statistics showing that it’s the case in approximately one third of births.  There are many different reasons for this, which we won’t go into in the scope of this blog, but the main...

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Benji&Me 3-4 Months

Benji&Me 3-4 Months

Adaptability and The Work/Baby BalanceWhere has time gone?! I just realized that the last time this Blog word document was opened was the 29th December. Life is going by in a flash, but at the same time, it seems like Benji has been around forever. I can’t seem to...

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Benji&Me – Weeks 6-12

Benji&Me – Weeks 6-12

Anxiety, Routines and The Two Opposing Halls… I’ve spent this blog post reflecting on how different I am feeling now in the 12th week of Benji’s life, compared to how I was feeling in week 6, and the rollercoaster of emotions in between! I have also taken note of how...

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Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women Attending Gyms

Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women Attending Gyms

When a woman has an initial consult at the gym, she is usually asked if she suffers from conditions such as diabetes, heart disease or asthma. As well as needing this information from a legal point of view, a personal trainer will take this into account when creating...

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Bump & Taryn – 36 Weeks to Birth

Bump & Taryn – 36 Weeks to Birth

I am very excited to announce to those who haven’t seen it on social media – on the morning of October 10th, at 38 weeks and 5 days of pregnancy, I gave birth to the beautiful Benjamin Cameron Watson, AKA ‘Benji’! Although we ummed and aahed and considered many other...

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Lactation Cookies!

Lactation Cookies!

Many women struggle with difficulties to do with breastfeeding, and one of these issues can be a low milk supply. The Brewer's yeast in this recipe is the secret ingredient to increasing milk supply - and with the oats and choc chips, they are a yummy, filling snack...

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What Exercises Should I Focus On In Pregnancy?

What Exercises Should I Focus On In Pregnancy?

Article originally written for pop'd  The top three types of exercise that you should prioritise in pregnancy for a better pregnancy, birth and recovery. It is now very well proven from research that keeping physically active during pregnancy is not only safe, but...

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