Pregnancy
Considering a Vaginal Birth After a C-Section? Here’s What You Need to Know

Considering a Vaginal Birth After a C-Section? Here’s What You Need to Know

What exactly is a VBAC? VBAC stands for vaginal birth after cesarean and is a delivery option for mothers who have had a cesarean delivery prior to their current pregnancy. While vaginal birth after cesarean was not always thought of as a safe option for moms, the most recent research shows that VBAC can be a great option when the patient is an appropriate candidate.

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Running during Pregnancy

Running during Pregnancy

You can (and should!) exercise throughout your pregnancy as you are able. You should continue to exercise as you were before pregnancy and modify along the way as your pregnancy progresses to decrease intensity, avoid lying on your back after 14 weeks and avoid any exercises that contribute to pain or discomfort. Any new workouts or exercise regimes should first be cleared with your doctor and/or your pelvic floor PT.

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Constipation During Pregnancy

Constipation During Pregnancy

A very common and often uncomfortable side effect reported during pregnancy is constipation. Signs and symptoms of constipation can be variable but can leave you looking for any source of relief! The good news is that a few lifestyle changes may help provide some relief of symptoms and get you back to a more regular pooping schedule. Check out our top tips for easing constipation during pregnancy.

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What You Need To Know About Vulvar Varicosities

What You Need To Know About Vulvar Varicosities

While this is a less common occurrence than morning sickness, back pain, or the constant urge to pee, vulvar varicosities can happen during pregnancy and can be a significant source of discomfort for women, especially in the last trimester.

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Everything to Know about SPD In Pregnancy

Everything to Know about SPD In Pregnancy

Pubic bone pain can happen during pregnancy and feels like sharp or shooting pubic bone or groin pain when you roll over in bed, take a step, stand on one leg getting dressed or get out of the car.

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All about Hemorrhoids

All about Hemorrhoids

For most people hemorrhoids are annoying, but can usually be cleared up with some intentional habit/lifestyle changes or home remedies. Here we discuss what they are, who’s at risk and how they can be prevented.

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The Importance of a Comfortable Environment for Birth

The Importance of a Comfortable Environment for Birth

I learned that birth outcomes can truly improve if a person is in an environment they feel comfortable and respected in whether that be at home, at a birth center, or at a hospital. Whether that be with midwives, doulas, OBGYNS, family practice docs, just yourself, your family or anything in between.

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How to Take Great Care of Your Pelvic Floor

6+ Simple Tips to Prevent or Overcome Pelvic Floor Problems

Pregnant? Postpartum? Struggling with peeing or pooping probs? Experiencing painful sex? Download this free guide for some simple, do-able, totally-not-weird tips to take better care of your down there.

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4 Signs of Pelvic Floor Muscle Tension

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