Perineal Massage

Posted on April 8, 2019 by Laura

Research has shown that massaging your perineum from 34 weeks, reduces the chance that you might damage this area during birth (with a tear or bruising).…

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Hypermobility and Pregnancy

Posted on March 27, 2019 by Laura

There are many risk factors to pelvic pain during pregnancy and one of the most common is hypermobility.

If you have hypermobility it means that your joints are more flexible than other peoples (sometimes referred to as being ‘double jointed’).…

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Pelvic Floor Exercises during Pregnancy

Posted on March 23, 2019 by Laura

I am often asked “Should I be doing my pelvic floor exercises when I am pregnant? Won’t it make it more difficult for me to give birth?”…

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How to get comfortable in bed when you are pregnant.

Posted on February 13, 2019 by Laura

Discomfort at night is the most common complaint from the clients in my Women’s Health Physiotherapy clinic based in Cornwall so knowing how to get comfortable in bed when you are pregnant is a winner!…

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Squatting during pregnancy!

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Laura
Are squats safe when you are pregnant? YES** Should you do squats then you are pregnant? YES**

(**Unless for a medical reason you have been advised not to by your healthcare provider, pain limits you or baby is in a non-optimal position after 30 weeks)

Squats have multiple benefits including: -Improved pelvic floor strength

-Strength for active birth positions

-Preparation for labour

-A peachy looking butt

How to squat…

-Start with your feet hip width apart and your toes pointed slightly outwards.…

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