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How Do I Exercise With Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Prolapse literally means to fall out and while that is a very simplistic meaning – there are many variations on what can fall out and where it falls. Prolapse affects around 50% of postnatal women* and the risk factors include pregnancy, childbirth, menopause (the decrease in the oestrogen hormone), pressure in the abdomen (which includes being…
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Finding Your (real, honest) Mummy Village

There is a lot to be said for the ‘village’ when you are a mother. Mothering is so much richer when experiences can be shared, when we can support each other through the tough times (‘it does get easier’), celebrate the wins, however small (my baby slept 5 hours straight!), and laugh together at the absurdities (wondering, ‘where the hell did I get…
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Dear new mother…. from Karen

Dear New Mother, It takes your breath away, doesn’t it? You knew it would. You knew it would change, well, everything, but you didn’t know it would rock you to your very core quite as shockingly as it has, did you? I didn’t either. None of us did. We read every baby book we could lay our hands on and listened to all the advice being thrown at…
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