Category Archive for "Mums"

What exactly is the pelvic floor and how do I keep mine strong?

As women, most of us know we HAVE a pelvic floor (men do too by the way ;-)). Some of us even know vaguely where it is. But most women I meet aren’t 100% sure how to activate the muscles

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Is your pregnancy a pain in the butt?

The process of a growing a human inside you can cause many weird and wonderful things to happen to your body. Increased weight, a change in your posture and some pretty significant hormonal changes can mean that a few twinges

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Thongs or Sandals – is there any difference?

I LOVE summer living by the beach. It brings with it so many wonderful things – more sunshine to enjoy, warmer water for early morning swims and ripe mangoes! It also brings out an Australian icon we like to call

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Mat vs Reformer Pilates – what’s the difference?

We know that Pilates is one of those ‘all rounders’ when it comes to exercise. It’s great for building strength and stability, for improving flexibility, balance and mobility and also offers the added bonus of challenging the brain<->body connection. One

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4 Life Lessons I’ve learned as a Working Mum

Some of you will know that I started GLOW Physio with a 4 month old breastfeeding bub and a 2 year old… Maybe it was hormone-driven motivation, or maybe just sleep-deprived craziness, but I figured there was no time like

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3 tips for a better breastfeeding position

I know a lot of money can be spent on really fancy feeding chairs by new mums or mums to be. You’re going to spend a lot of time in it, it might as well be a good one, right?

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When can I run after having a baby?

When I was pregnant with my first, I used to get insanely jealous whenever I would see someone running. It’s not that I was a big runner before pregnancy, but for some reason watching someone do something that I couldn’t turned

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Wrist Pain in New Mums

Being a new mum brings with it many challenges: recovering from a birth, sleep depravation and finding a ‘balance’ are just a few! Why not throw a bit of wrist pain into the mix?  ’Baby wrist’ is something I’m seeing

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Which baby carrier is best for me?

As someone who has had two children under 2 years, I am completely in support of any device that allows us to do two things at once! Baby carriers, in all of their shapes and sizes, offer the wonderful advantage

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Pushing your pram – 3 tips to help you feel the burn in the right places!

Going for a walk with the pram is the most common (and sometimes only) exercise new mums manage to fit in to their week. And there is nothing wrong with that! It can be a fantastic work out, especially if

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