Did You Know?
3.3 million Canadians are affected by pelvic floor dysfunction every year.
The pelvic floor is a group of muscles, and like any other muscles in our body, they benefit from movement that focuses on strength, endurance, and flexibility.
The pelvic floor is responsible for...
I recently had a great conversation with MCP Product Specialist Angela Yamaoka about pelvic health screening, incontinence, and what to do when you are experiencing the symptoms.
I will list the key points of our conversation, and you can watch the video below.
- Incontinence is a...
Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is also known as vulvovaginal atrophy or atrophic vaginitis. It is caused by a decrease in estrogen production.
This condition is progressive and may affect many aspects of a woman's physical, emotional, and sexual health.
As women face...
Four Guidelines for Sex After Baby
Having sex for the first time after having a baby is a bit like, well, having sex for the very first time ever!
- What will it feel like?
- Will it hurt?
- Will my partner enjoy it?
After babe, having sex for the first time comes with a whole new set of fears...
Incontinence in CrossFit is a thing....a BIG thing and while there are things I really like about CrossFit, the acceptance of leaking urine as 'normal' or 'part of being the fittest woman on the planet' just doesn't sit well with me.
I first heard about CrossFit over 10 years ago...
When you give birth you are expecting a baby to come out, and then the placenta. Not many moms are expecting their bladder or uterus to come out (pelvic organ prolapse) – most don’t even know this is possible.
Pregnancy and childbirth are risk factors for a condition known as pelvic...
Recovering After a Perineal Tear
The possibility of a perineal tear is probably the number one fear of pregnant women – how the heck am I going to push a baby out of my vagina and stay in one piece!?!
Episiotomy used to be a routine procedure that was once thought to help increase the...
A Look at Kegel Balls and Other Devices
50 Shades of Grey certainly contributed to a rise in interest in LELO Luna Beads – a version of a pelvic floor exercise device made popular by the racy read.
I am often asked by clients and friends what my thoughts are on vagina weights or kegel...