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Episode 143: Help for Vulvar Varicosities in Pregnancy with Chana Ross

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Episode 143: Help for Vulvar Varicosities in Pregnancy with Chana Ross

Today, Anita talks with special guest Chana Ross about vulvar varicosities, how to minimize symptoms and relieve discomfort in pregnancy!

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Resources and References:

3 Tips to Help Pelvic Floor Connection in Pregnancy to Prepare for Birth Without doing 100s of Kegels a Day

Chana Ross:


Facebook: Vitalphysiotherapytoronto

Twitter @ChanaHRoss

Instagram @vitalphysiotherapyandwellness


Show Notes:

0:55 – Promo for Anita’s free resource: 3 Common Misconceptions When Preparing Your Pelvic Floor for Birth

1:55 – What we will be talking about today!

2:25 – Who is Chana Ross?

4:39 – What are vulvar varicosities and why do they happen?

10:08 – What do vulvar varicosities look like? What symptoms am I looking for?

15:00 – Chana shares about her own vulvar varicosity

17:14 – Help your symptoms: Ice

18:35 – Help your symptoms: Be off your feet and more aligned

20:48 – Help your symptoms: Have a ball at home

24:00 – If someone needs to be on their feet all day, what does Chana recommend for helping symptoms?

25:20 – What do Pelvic Health Physiotherapists do to help people?

29:50 – Will vulvar varicosities limit me in my movement and exercise in pregnancy?

31:11 – What would Chana say to someone who has vulvar varicosities or might have them?

31:44 – Where can people find Chana?