Many of you saw the article that NPR published some weeks ago (see screen shot below) and were quite shocked by what you read. Here’s a bit from that article: “Nearly half of the nurses who responded to the survey were unaware that maternal mortality has risen in the U.S. in recent years, and 19 … More What is Your Post-Birth Plan?
Moms . . .are you pregnant, currently breastfeeding, frustrated with past attempts or just wanting to learn more in preparation for your next baby? Women’s Health Physical Therapy is hosting a Moms Circle Meetup group that will focus on breastfeeding! We are excited to have Priscilla Moore, owner of Happy Latch, who is an International … More Moms Circle Event : All about breastfeeding with Happy Latch!
Cristiane Carboni, ICS Physiotherapy Committee member, recently interviewed the pelvic floor physiotherapy team that will be attending the Olympic games 2016. This team of specialists will be providing therapy for the pelvic floor muscles of the Olympic athletes. ‘They are an amazing group!” said Christiane, “and we are so pleased that they have taken the … More Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy in the Olympic Games 2016 Rio de Janeiro/Brazil
Becoming a mother is loaded with an immense amount of change, both physically and emotionally. While a woman starts a new relationship with her body, she is also creating a connection with a vastly transformed identity and a tiny little human. Life as she knew it is no longer, and there are real feelings that … More Empowering the Mamas
“A well-fitting shoe is very important to us all. We, of course, recommend that you get fitted for your athletic shoes at a specialty running store such as Fleet Feet. The fit specialist can ensure that the shoe is fitting properly.” says Jeff Wells, owner of Fleet Feet Sports in Richmond, Va. “In general, expect your … More The importance of a well-fitting shoe
Come support us with your vote on February 24th as we present our Postpartum Strong® program to the public! Richmond Public Library – Main Branch – 101 E Franklin St February 24th, 2016 Doors Open to the public at 6:00pm (please arrive early!) Speakers start promptly at 7:00pm (*more event information) ____________________________________________________________ … More Come Support Postpartum Strong®!
There are many physical and social issues at the 6-week check up: feeding the baby and getting some sleep are really the only things on your mind at this time. … More Relax: Give Yourself 3 Months