womens health Articles
How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Helps Fecal Incontinence
Thursday, September 21st, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Nicole Davis Loss of bowels can be quite alarming considering a recent systematic review revealed that nearly 7.7 of community adults, with no difference in gender, have fecal incontinence.2Fecal incontinence is defined as an uncontrolled loss of Continue reading The post How ... Read more
C-section Scar Problems and Solutions from a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist
Thursday, September 7th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Shannon Pacella If youre reading this, you probably know what a Cesarean birth C-section is, but what you may not know is what to do once you have had one. Most women post C-section are not given Continue reading The post C-section Scar Problems and Solutions from a Pelvic Flo... Read more
C-section Scar Problems and Solutions from a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist
Thursday, September 7th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Shannon Pacella If youre reading this, you probably know what a Cesarean birth C-section is, but what you may not know is what to do once you have had one. Most women post C-section are not given Continue reading The post C-section Scar Problems and Solutions from a Pelvic Flo... Read more
Pelvic Pain and Childbirth. Dr. Mark Conway tells us what we need to know.
Thursday, August 31st, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer As we learned in a recent previous post by Stephanie Prendergast, the vast majority of women are not well informed when it comes to their pelvic floor, pregnancy and childbirth. In fact, 93 of women Continue reading The post Pelvic Pain and Childbirt... Read more
More Than The Baby Blues?
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine The majority of women experience some emotional fluctuations known as the Baby Blues in the first three weeks after they give birth, and it is natural. A smaller, but still significant percentage of women will Continue reading The post More Than The Baby Blues... Read more
Postpartum sex, your pelvic floor and your body
Thursday, August 17th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Jandra Mueller It is now the six week mark and you are at your postpartum check up and are told by your doctor, everything looks great, you can resume having sex. Youve finally hit this goal that Continue reading The post Postpartum sex, your pelvic floor and your body appeare... Read more
Reducing perineal trauma during labor and delivery
Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Who doesnt love a crowning baby cake If our image didnt catch your eye the title of this post probably did if you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. Last week we presented a Continue reading The post Reducing perineal trauma during labor an... Read more
Reducing perineal trauma during labor and delivery
Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Who doesnt love a crowning baby cake If our image didnt catch your eye the title of this post probably did if you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. Last week we presented a Continue reading The post Reducing perineal trauma during labor an... Read more
What women do and don’t know about childbirth and their pelvic floor muscles
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Recently, a number of studies were published on what women do and dont know about their pelvic floor muscles, childbirth, and longer-term pelvic health. How much do you actually know Take our quiz and Continue reading The post What women do and dont know ... Read more
Beating the Odds: How one woman overcame a traumatic birth and had a successful second birth
Thursday, July 27th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Childbirth is no picnic 85 of women who deliver vaginally experience perineal trauma and a third of those women in the USA and UK require stitches.2 The thought of having another baby after having gone Continue reading The post Beating the Odds How one woman ove... Read more
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