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Pregnant than Prolapsed - Stories from Inspiring Women living with Pelvic Organ Prolapse.

 

A prolapse diagnosis can often leave you feeling frustrated, overwhelmed and devastated. In Australia, the way women receive their prolapse diagnosis often leaves them with a distinct lack of hope. More often than not, they will be given a long list of exercises to avoid along with the distinct feeling that their quality of life will...

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How to Protect your Pelvic Floor During Pregnancy

 

Need a Reason to Do your Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy?

Here's a big one! If you are pregnant now and aren't experiencing incontinence or leaking you will be 62% LESS likely to experience incontinence in late pregnancy! #HUGE! You'll also have a 29% lower risk of developing urinary incontinence in the 3-6 months post-birth.

But this is...

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POP Awareness Month - What Exercise is Safe with Prolapse?

 

Prolapse is much more than 'just' a physical condition. It affects every area of your wellbeing - mental, emotional, sexual and social.

Right now you may feel like your body has failed you. You might feel a little broken or that your old life has suddenly been whipped out from under you.

We are here to remind you that you aren't broken...

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Vaginal Weights, Pessaries + More. Why Prolapse Treatment isn't just Kegels

 

Have you recently been diagnosed with a pelvic organ prolapse? It is a lot more common than you may think. Research indicates:

  • Over 50% of women who have given birth will experience pelvic dysfunction (symptoms may or may not be present)*; and
  • The risk of prolapse increases with each subsequent pregnancy and delivery.

Some women with...

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Healing your Pelvic Floor After Birth

 

The Pelvic Floor is one of the most important groups of muscles for postpartum recovery. It is the foundation of your core, it helps to support your organs and it helps to reduce incontinence and leaking.

In this video our Women’s Health Physiotherapist and Founder of the Empowered Motherhood Program Lyz Evans takes you through...

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5 Ways to Protect and Strengthen your Pelvic Floor During Pregnancy

 

Do you know how to contract your pelvic floor properly?

Studies show that 50% of women don’t! We don’t want you to be one of them!

In this free video, Womens’ Health Physiotherapist and Founder of the EMP, Lyz Evans shares her 5 tips for protecting and strengthening your pelvic floor during pregnancy.

Pregnancy places...

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