Hold It Mama
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Hold It Mama

$22.00

Brand: Mary O'Dwyer Code: HIMB

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Hold It Mama is the essential guide for women who want the best of both worlds  – children and a strong, vibrant pelvic floor and core.

Introducing a practical, information packed, interactive guide for women, their partners and those involved in birth. Mary O’Dwyer combines her considerable experience as a women’s health physiotherapist with all matters floor and core.

Following on from the success of her first book Hold It Sister and in response to the demand for practical pelvic floor centered birthing information, Mary has released Hold It Mama - the pelvic floor and core handbook for pregnancy, birth and beyond. Like many pregnancies, this invaluable book was long overdue...

Hold It Mama gives women the power to reclaim their fitness, shape and pelvic health during pregnancy, birth and well beyond.

Contents:
204 pages

Chapters include:

  • Discovering your pelvic floor and its muscles
  • Managing your core & floor during pregnancy
  • Effective ways to prepare for labour
  • Effects on the pelvic floor from interventions used during labour
  • How to improve pelvic floor outcomes
  • Positioning for and progressing through labour
  • Vaginal and Caesarean births
  • Step by step recovery after vaginal and caesarean birth
  • Pelvic floor self assessment for scars, muscle damage or prolapse
  • Guidelines for mobilizing caesarean or perineal scars
  • Sex after childbirth
  • Return to exercise with the Shrink the Jellybelly program
  • Birth and postpartum care in other cultures
  • Pelvic floor and core beyond birth

 

"What a wealth of information and an incredible feat - it would be a great text for many students too.’
Dianne Edmonds, The Pregnancy Centre

‘Great info – very balanced. Essential for all pregnant Mums!’
Dr Kylie Booth, Cares SA

 

Contents:
204 pages

Chapters include:

  • Discovering your pelvic floor and it’s muscles
  • Managing your core & floor during pregnancy
  • Effective ways to prepare for labour
  • Effects on the pelvic floor from interventions used during labour
  • How to improve pelvic floor outcomes
  • Positioning for and progressing through labour
  • Vaginal and Caesarean births
  • Step by step recovery after vaginal and caesarean birth
  • Pelvic floor self assessment for scars, muscle damage or prolapse
  • Guidelines for mobilizing caesarean or perineal scars
  • Sex after childbirth
  • Return to exercise with the Shrink the Jellybelly program
  • Birth and postpartum care in other cultures
  • Pelvic floor and core beyond birth

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