Just had your baby? How to look after your perineum and pelvic floor in the very early days to help healing.
GIVING BIRTH CREATES A SOFT TISSUE INJURY – TO THE PELVIC FLOOR The pelvic floor needs the same love, care and attention in the first hours, days and weeks after delivery as any other injury would. As the first aider rushes to the side of the pitch with bags of ice, everyone knows there are proven first aid … Continue reading First Aid for sore bottoms – use my RESCue remedyRead More
A NASTY ANKLE SPRAIN AND THEN RUN HOME……… Imagine the state of your ankle if you fell on an uneven pavement, gave it a nasty twist and then still had to run home – you wouldn’t be at all surprised to be looking at a hot, red, swollen, bruised and very tender foot and ankle? … Continue reading Your perineum after birth – the same as a bad ankle strain….without the sympathyRead More
KEEPING THE MOTHER CHICKEN HEALTHY IS IMPORTANT In the early days of a newborn baby there is an awful lot to think about for the newly hatched egg. However, don’t forget, every day, to stop and think about the chicken. Who is going to look after the egg properly if the chicken is tired, weak, … Continue reading Who’s looking after the chicken?Read More
HARD CHAIR? HAVE YOU SEEN MY STITCHES!?!@##% If you are nursing a tender bruised perineum after your childbirth heroics that doesn’t seem the kindest option does it? But actually soft cushions or the sofa may press up against the sore area more than you would think, as they mould in around you. This can restrict … Continue reading Sore bottom? Try a hard chairRead More
When you are feeling sore after giving birth, the first wees really sting and it is hard to even contemplate how you are going to manage to open your bowels without pain. Postnatal poos need a bit of encouragment. Here are some tried and tested simple tips to help you have a more comfortable time. … Continue reading 10 Tips to make those first postnatal poos more comfortableRead More