The truth about abdominal diastasis

I was 28 when I fell pregnant with my first boy 👶 By this point, I’d been working as a physiotherapist for 6 years. I’d already worked with countless pregnent women. And I was terrified of developing abdominal separation (and prolapse- but I’ll save that for another...

I used to think walking didn’t count as exercise

 I see a lot of women in clinic who don’t count walking as exercise. It doesn’t even factor in for them when I ask them if they’re currently exercising. I get it. Once upon a time, I used to believe that walking didn’t make the cut as exercise either.It’s...

Self care at Christmas time

This time of year is funny isn’t it? Not haha funny. More like ‘hmm, interesting’ funny.As I saw in an instagram reel this week…“I’m just a mum wanting to give her kids the world, but not spoil them, but also make it magical, but also teach them what to actually...

3 Exercises I wish all women did daily

1. Connect to your Pelvic Floor Including: The sensation of squeeze, lift and holdThe sensation of full relaxation Building up areas of deficit: This might mean working onEndurance Power Coordination Relaxation… Depending on your needs 2. Diaphragmatic Breathing...

Seven reasons I love seeing new Mamas early

❌You don’t have to wait until 6 weeks after birth to see a physio❌You don’t have to wait until 6 weeks to start exercising❌ You don’t have to wait until 6 weeks to start rehab for your abdominal muscles In fact, there is SO MUCH we can help with in the first 6 weeks....