Breastfeeding is an amazing commitment that comes with many challenges and rewards. The benefits of breastfeeding are endless for both mother and baby, from protection from infectious diseases, to cardiovascular health benefits, to improving mental health and confidence for parents (Horta, 2007). In 2003, the World Health Organization recommended infants be exclusively breastfed until six … More Ensuring Support for Breastfeeding Families
ACOG Redesigns Postpartum Care Given the urgent need to reduce severe maternal morbidity and mortality, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released today a revised Committee Opinion to reinforce the importance of the “fourth trimester,” and to propose a new paradigm for postpartum care. Redefining postpartum care is an initiative set forth by ACOG President … More A New Paradigm for Postpartum Care!
Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP), is defined as weakness of the muscles, ligaments and connective tissues of the vaginal wall, causing descent of the pelvic organs. This weakness can result in bulging of the urethra and bladder, cervix and uterus, small intestine or rectum into the vaginal wall. Causes of prolapse are: 1) Childbirth 2) Weak … More What Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
Anyone can be challenged to have a family. No matter what race, religion, sexuality or economic status you are, infertility doesn’t discriminate. Because you’ll never know how badly you want something until you are told that it may not be possible. Together, we can change how others view infertility. It begins with being part of a … More Natural Approaches for Infertility
#endometriosisawareness takes place across the globe during the month of March with a mission to raise awareness of a disease which affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide. (source: http://endometriosis.org) 💛 More and more people who suffer with pain related diagnosis are discovering the power of pelvic floor physical therapy in reducing their pain. PFPT’s are … More 4 Ways Pelvic Floor PT Can Help Your Endometriosis
Sexual Health Awareness Week is Wed 14th Feb – Wed 21st Feb 2018. Sexual health is such a big topic and there are many different things that come to mind for each person. For those who deal with sexual dysfunction, this topic can be especially hard. In honor of this very important topic, we’d like … More Let’s Talk About Sex
So, you’ve set up an appointment or are exploring pelvic floor physical therapy? We know as a woman and mother, you are very . . . very . . . busy. It can be hard to make time for yourself, so you want to make sure your efforts are well worth the time invested. With … More 4 Ways To Make the Most Out Of Your Pelvic Floor PT Appointments!