What exercise should you be doing during menopause?

August 22nd, 2018

What exercise should you be doing during menopause?

What you do need to know is that exercise will help with at least 90% of the symptoms of menopause, including hot flushes, anxiety, sleep, brain fog, and painful muscles and joints.

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Rejuvenate Your Postpartum Sex Life

June 6th, 2018

Rejuvenate Your Postpartum Sex Life

You’ve spent nine months carrying another living being inside of you, and now your child needs you constantly for their survival, sexual intimacy may not be high up on your list of priorities. However, when and how to rejuvenate your sexual pleasure after childbirth is a common question on the lips of many mothers.

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An exclusive interview with Diane Atkinson

May 30th, 2018

An exclusive interview with Diane Atkinson

Diane Atkinson is a London-based British historian and author with a Ph.D in the politics of women’s sweated labour. Her new book, 'Rise Up, Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes', explores the history and extraordinary stories of the Suffragettes who have, until now, been hidden from history.

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How to take care of your pelvic floor health during pregnancy

May 24th, 2018

How to take care of your pelvic floor health during pregnancy

Pregnancy is the perfect opportunity to start taking care of your pelvic floor muscles. During this stage, women’s bodies go through a staggering amount of change and some of this has a significant impact on the pelvic floor.

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4 things to think about when you’re expecting, according to doulas

May 17th, 2018

4 things to think about when you’re expecting, according to doulas

Seven years ago, friends, doulas, and entrepreneurs Tara Brooke and Gina Giordano co-founded Doula Trainings International (DTI) with the goal of offering a model for doula training that was appealing, inclusive and accessible.

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How to cope with breastfeeding sweats and other post-pregnancy hormonal changes

May 15th, 2018

How to cope with breastfeeding sweats and other post-pregnancy hormonal changes

Most people know, or at least intuit, that the process of pregnancy and birth is the most extraordinary thing. Nine months of dramatic bodily changes, possible nausea, weird food obsessions and a grand finale of contractions and pushing. And then, a baby.

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Mommy movement patterns: pelvic floor exercises in everyday life post-pregnancy

May 3rd, 2018

Mommy movement patterns: pelvic floor exercises in everyday life post-pregnancy

When recovering from childbirth there is a lot of focus on your pelvic floor muscles and deep abdominals (Transverse Abdominis or TVA). This is important and should form the foundation for everything else to follow. But then what?

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6 yoga poses to help you recover from a marathon

April 27th, 2018

6 yoga poses to help you recover from a marathon

Whether you are a veteran marathon runner or you just completed your first one, a degree of muscle soreness and fatigue can be expected in the days that follow. Here are six yoga postures to help ease muscle tension and stiffness in some of the primary muscles used for running.

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How to improve your running technique to protect your pelvic floor

April 19th, 2018

How to improve your running technique to protect your pelvic floor

When we run our bodies have to cope with increased impact and intra abdominal pressure. It is important that our central stability system is able to take on this extra demand.

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10 tips for preventing leaks during long-distance runs

April 13th, 2018

10 tips for preventing leaks during long-distance runs

April is a big month for runners in many senses – not only is it traditionally when many international marathons are held, but that post-Easter chocolate-induced resolution to get fit boosts us to get moving.

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