Pregnancy/New Mom2018-01-27T05:03:53+00:00

A Beginner’s Guide to C-section Massage

There's been a lot of buzz about how best to manage mamas after they've had a C-section! Having to undergo a surgery AND look after a baby is no joke! While there are lots of [...]

C-Section Massage Techniques

I get asked a lot about C-section scars. And yes - I think that some women need to have their C-sections rehabilitated. See here for my thoughts on that. But this post is to demonstrate some of the basic myofascial, or massage-like techniques that I use to help get a C-section scar moving better.

The Importance of Glutes

So, technically the buttocks (a.k.a. glutes) are not part of the "kegel" muscles. However, our recognition of their role in pelvic floor (and general) health is growing. I spend a lot of my time correcting [...]

Why We Should Pay Attention to C-section Scars

A ceserean section delivery is no walk in the park. Even a well healed, really good scar is, well....scar tissue. It can affect how you use your core muscles, your spine and hip flexibility, your posture and your pelvic floor muscles. In my opinion, it should be rehabilitated.

Returning to Exercise After Pregnancy

After having a baby, I'm a huge supporter of returning to activity slowly, progressively and when your body is ready. But don't take my word for it. Meet Amy! Read about her journey of post-pregnancy return to exercise.

Recovering from Pregnancy

A lot happens to the body during pregnancy and delivery. I don’t care which way that baby comes out, there is healing that needs to happen!