You’ve heard about pelvic floor health and rectus diastasis, and may have heard from other people about discomfort, fatigue, bladder leaking or reflux that they experienced during their pregnancies. But what actually is the pelvic floor and why is it important? What is diastasis? What can you do about these concerns if they arise for you? What are the recommendations for exercise during pregnancy and when it is safe to return to exercise postpartum?
By the end of this course, you’ll have a great understanding of your body including physical changes that occur during pregnancy and what to look out for after having your baby.
You’ll also learn more about Pelvic Health Physiotherapists and how they differ from other medical professionals who might be part of your birth team.
You’ll know about common concerns, gain some helpful tips to try out, and learn where to seek extra support if you need it.
Having this information can help decrease uncertainty and worry, and help you feel confident and empowered throughout your pregnancy.
This course is for anyone that wants to learn more about physical changes and common concerns that women experience in pregnancy. It is suitable for both the general public and health and fitness professionals.
What are people saying about this course?
“I’m so glad I found this course when I did, as it was the perfect early overview of what to expect, when to seek help, and also helped me to formulate questions along the way. Antony and Edwina also broke down many myths (some of which are still being told by healthcare providers and all over social media), which could have led to so much unnecessary fear, particularly around exercise, pain & abdominal separation (diastasis) and I’ll forever be grateful that I was equipped to know the difference. I felt much more confident to navigate my pregnancy and postpartum experience after taking this course and would highly recommend, particularly early on!” S.C. Physiotherapist
This 2hr Course Includes:
- The Pregnancy Journey
- Pelvic Girdle and Back Pain
- The Pelvic Floor
- Changes After Labour
- Caring For Yourself After Birth
- Exercise During Pregnancy
- When To Return To Exercise
- Closed Captions For All Videos
- Reflection Questions
- Comments Section To Ask Q’s