When Kate Middleton made her first public appearance shortly after giving birth, her post-baby belly got more attention than the new prince. Never mind the added weight-gain which took nine plus months to put on, but the uterus is like a balloon that is still inflated. It takes time to flatten out as all of the internal organs reposition themselves as before.
On a recent Saturday morning before Maternal Dance class, one of my clients (*Alice), due around this time, thought her water broke. She didn’t have the gush of water I had experienced with my two pregnancies, but rather a slow and steady leak. For other women the maternal waters don’t break until they are well into labor, while others have their water broken with help from their healthcare pra [...]
What is a kegel exercise? Where do I do it? How do I know if I'm doing it right? Even if you know, are you working this muscle regularly? It doesn't hurt, but most people just don't think about it. There are some really good reasons why you need to be sending a bit more love and attention right there.