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Ep 12: Q&A Round 1

by | May 1, 2018 | 0 comments

Episode 12: Q&A Round 1

We have a fun one for you today! A Q&A episode. We’ve rounded up your questions on diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, exercise, tension in the pelvic floor, incontinence, kegels, and more.

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Time Stamps:


1:30 – Second pregnancy after healed prolapse…do I have to have a C-section?

5:42 – Fear around – and preparing for – the push after prolapse

6:49 – Is it possible to return to running after a prolapse diagnosis?

9:48 – What is your take on exercise – especially weight-bearing – for women who have a pelvic organ prolapse?

13:28 – Emotional healing from a traumatic birth experience, and emotional preparation for a second birth following a traumatic first birth.

21:56 – What is your advice for teaching large group prenatal fitness classes?

25:27 – How do you approach postpartum fitness from someone who is afraid of injuring themselves?

26:35 – Is the ultimate goal always to get the abs completely together after diastasis?

27:58 – Is it possible to have diastasis below the navel only?

29:43 – Any tips for assessing a client with diastasis who is carrying a higher amount of abdominal fat?

32:11 – What is the best strategy for rehabbing someone who has a hypertonic pelvic floor and is experiencing stress urinary incontinence and urge urinary incontinence?

36:13 – What should you do if kegels hurt?

37:29 – Is pain during arousal – but not intercourse – a sign of pelvic floor injury?