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Vaginal Pessaries…like an Ankle Brace but for your Vagina

Vaginal Pessaries…like an Ankle Brace but for your Vagina

Let’s talk Pessary Management of Prolapse… Because surgery and pelvic floor exercises are not your only options if you have a Prolapse. There is really good evidence that pelvic floor exercises (taught and prescribed by a physiotherapist who can assess you with...
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...
Vaginal Birth Versus Caesarean Section – The Great Debate

Vaginal Birth Versus Caesarean Section – The Great Debate

 It is now widely accepted in Western culture that a pregnant woman has the right to be actively involved in choosing the way she wishes to birth her baby. There are many different options and many different paths that a woman can go down, and these decisions can be...
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...
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...
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...