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Why I Chose Not to do Physio to Heal Uterine Prolapse

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Usually the first suggestion people make—health practitioners and otherwise—when you have a physical condition, is to do something physical to fix it. But what if it isn’t always the right choice? When I found myself with second degree uterine prolapse more than five years ago, I knew visiting the physio was not the answer, despite well-meaning family and friends telling me to high tail it pronto to someone who specialised in pelvic floor dysfunction.  I knew this deep in my…

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Birth Bag Essentials for the Conscious-Minded Mama

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There’s so much talk about what to put in your birth bag, but for conscious-minded, spiritual mamas, the contents can be a little different to the usual nightie and nipple cream. First time around, I had one CD on loop (bad idea unless you want to be driven crazy while in labour), nappies and an outfit for the baby… and not much else. More than five years and some self-growth later, my labour and post-birth kit looks, well, very different. Here’s…

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