Pregnancy and childbirth can wreak havoc on the pelvic floor, but did you know how?
There is an expectation that leaking urine or having other symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction is normal when you become a mother which is not true at all. Yes, it's very common and nothing to be ashamed of but it's not normal and you do not have to accept it.
In honour of our brand new eBook 'Gut Health' we wanted to repost one our previous blogs that really fits the theme! Keep your eyes peeled on our website for when you can grab your very own copy of this exciting new eBook.
Our gut is so complex that it is often referred to as our “second brain.”
Your gut microbiota (gut flora) is the name given to the huge microbe population living in your intestine. It contains tens of trillions of microorganisms with around 1000 different types of bacteria
The human body is an amazing thing, especially your pelvic floor. The different muscles and tissues that make up the pelvic floor work in harmony to support the bladder, bowel, uterus and the rest of the body. The pelvic floor truly is the core of your body and is the key to a healthy and happy life.
Let’s take a look at 8 mind boggling facts you need to know about the pelvic floor
This week (the 3rd to the 9th of May) is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, an annual, week-long campaign dedicated to bringing awareness to and talking about mental health problems during and after pregnancy.
The campaign wants to raise awareness in the public as well as in health professionals and advocate for women affected by these conditions. The organisation that leads this campaign is The Perinatal Mental Health Partnership UK and they also use this yearly event to signpost where women and their families can access help and support if they need it and get them on the road to recovery.
I started my company Secret Whispers quite by accident. It was January 2018 and I was reading an article that said “regardless of how amazing you may think your pelvic floor is, the likelihood of developing an issue goes up by 50% with the onset of perimenopause”.