Category: Pregnancy

Why Pregnancy Massage is Beneficial for You & Your Baby

During pregnancy the mother’s body grows and her posture adapts to the growth of the baby. These changes can often cause stress and discomfort, as well as sleepless nights.  This article discusses how pregnancy massage can help relieve these problems. The major postural changes we see, other than the growing bump, are hunched shoulders and a […]

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What is the Pelvic Floor & How Does It Influence Continence & Prolapse?

What is the pelvic floor? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and ligaments that support the bladder, uterus and bowel. The pelvic floor is an important component of the core – working in conjunction with the back, diaphragm and abdominal muscles to stabilise the trunk. The pelvic floor muscles have two layers – […]

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Why Pilates Is A Safe & Fun Exercise Option During Pregnancy

There are a number of benefits associated with exercise during and after pregnancy. Today’s article discusses these benefits and why Clinical Pilates is a safe and fun option. Why exercise? Recent Sports Medicine Australian Guidelines highlighted the importance of being active while pregnant. Being physically active during pregnancy has a number of benefits. These include: […]

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