pelvic floor muscles

Hemorrhoids, Fissures and Tears, OH MY!

Hemorrhoids, Fissures and Tears, OH MY! Let’s talk about something! It’s not a pleasant subject. It’s the nasty little triad of issues one might face after having a vaginal birth.  I’m talking about the after effects and trauma that can happen to your bottom. It’s rarely discussed before a birth and I believe there is
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Birthing Pelvis

Is Your Pelvis still birthing?

Is Your Pelvis Still trying to Birth Your Baby? Labor can be such an arduous task. Whether it’s really quick or lasts for days, the impact on the body is huge, especially for the pelvis. It doesn’t matter how long it takes to get the baby out, the pelvis can still be left in its
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crying baby

Why Don’t I Love My Baby?

Photo courtesy of David Castillo Dominici “Who is this strange little being lying on my chest?” “You don’t feel familiar.” For 9 months I have longed to meet you and see your face, yet I look down at you and wonder to whom you belong. “You don’t feel like you are mine.” I thought I would
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c-section-scar

Surgical ScarsThicken From Emotions!

In helping women recover from c-section surgery I’ve worked on a lot of surgical scar tissue in my practice.   It’s amazing how different scar tissue can be from woman to woman.  Some scars hardly get thick at all and other’s become as big as ropes.  Emotions Cause thicker Scars What I have found to be
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menstral crampsBy marin

Common Pelvic Pain Pattern after Birth

We have some wrong ideas around our body and birth in this country.    We all assume after a birth that the body just goes right back to it’s pre-birth state.  What I have found in working with hundreds of post partum women is this is not necessarily the case!  At first I thought I
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Pain with Sex

Sex Doesn’t have to be Painful! When you think of having sex, what’s your initial reaction?  Is it one of fun, pleasure, and enjoyment?  For many women it’s not.  In fact it’s down right painful.  Their response is one of fear, pain and simple avoidance.  It’s sad that some women are not interested in ever
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