Is pelvic floor conversation still taboo?

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Julie Colan

Is pelvic floor conversation still taboo?

On this journey to campaign for pelvic floor awareness I’ve met some amazing health professionals. One of them being Emma James who is a physiotherapist specialising in the pelvic floor area.

Emma James physiotherapy for the pelvic floor

We initially met online and I then visited one of her practices back in February and had the opportunity to present to the rest of her team. Since then we’ve given mutual support and I’m proud to say that Emma recommends Secret Whispers®  Kegel Weights to her clients, and last week our diaries finally coincided for a collaborative facebook live.

We had such an interesting conversation and hearing Emma say “Just because it (urinary incontinence) is common doesn’t mean it’s normal” is something you hear me talk about A LOT.

How I got Noticed on National Radio

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Julie Colan

How I got Noticed on National Radio

Rachel Horne, who presents the news and weather with Chris Evans on his Virgin Radio breakfast show, was talking about how she leaked when she ran.  

When had women spoken out publicly like this before? We all know getting a public figure or celebrity involved in a campaign gives it so much more weight, so I literally jumped up and got to it!

I followed up and had the idea of sending in not one, but three Secret Whispers Kegel Kits. One for Rachel, one for Chris's wife and one for the all-important PA. Top tip - never forget the PA if you want your delivery to get through!

About a month later, there was Rachel on the radio saying that after having used two products - one of them my Secret Whispers Kegel Weights for 3 weeks she’d had a dry run! 

Helen Flanagan reveals her pelvic flooring train ideas and says they’re ‘actually necessary’ for brand spanking new mums

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Julie Čolan

Things Every Vagina Should Know About Kegels

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Julie Čolan

Things Every Vagina Should Know About Kegels

1. Kegel exercises are extremely important to strengthen your pelvic floor. Your pelvic floor is a group of muscles that sit like a basket within your pelvis. Think of your pelvic floor as your ‘L...

Did You Know That Your Gut Health and Your Pelvic Floor Impact One Another?

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Julie Colan

Did You Know That Your Gut Health and Your Pelvic Floor Impact One Another?

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 te...

Squatting to Poop

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Julie Colan

Squatting to Poop

The Westerner’s ultimate bathroom nightmare!   It may seem “third world” to us, but in reality it is much healthier for us. Did you know that we humans are designed to squat when we poop? Squattin...