Pregnancy & Recovery Insights | SRC Health Blog

Pregnancy Back Pain – Part of the Pregnancy Journey or a Potentially Serious Complication?

Sometimes pregnancy back pain and other complication arise — even in healthy women. Some prenatal tests done during pregnancy may help prevent these problems or spot them early.

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Maternity Leggings, Belly Belts, Girdles and Recovery Shorts - A Guide on What to Pick?

Shopping for all things pregnancy and post pregnancy for yourself, let alone your baby can be overwhelming and extremely confusing, especially as so many people have different words and terms for the same items.

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You don’t have to accept Pelvic Girdle Pain as part of your Pregnancy journey

What is Pelvic Girdle Pain?
Pelvic Girdle Pain is a condition that causes pain around the joints of the pelvis, commonly during and after pregnancy. Pelvic Girdle Pain is the umbrella term for pain that effects the Symphysis Pubis and both Sacro-iliac joints.

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7 Things You Can Do To Speed Up C-Section Recovery

32% of women in Australia deliver by C-section.1Difficulty with walking and getting in and out of bed are common after giving birth, precisely during one of the most challenging times for a new mother, especially one who has undergone a C-section. She needs to not only speed up recovery from a C-sectionbut also care for hernewborn baby; lifting, feeding, bathing, and caring for a bundle of joy that is completely dependent on her.

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Vulvar Varicosities– Don’t be afraid to talk about it.

I’ve got a lot of pressure … down there…varicose veins where? Vulvar varicositiesor varicose veins of the vulva during pregnancy is not a common topic of discussion between pregnant women, but it should be. Estimated to affect between 4% and 10% of women during pregnancy, the actual figure for vulvar varicosities is most likely to be much higher with many women not reporting or being diagnosed, being too embarrassed to discuss the symptoms with their health care professional.

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Recovery Shorts vs. Shape Wear

A physiotherapists analysis by Kylie Patterson

As a physiotherapist I’m always interested in management options for common problems that women present with after having a baby.

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The Pregnancy Waddle, Pelvic Girdle Pain and More…

The pregnancy waddle, the description of a pregnant woman’s gait lovingly referred to as the“pregnancy swag” accompanied by cute penguins are the source of numerous internet memes from “Everyday I’m Waddling” to “Keep Calm and Waddle On” are no laughing matter as the condition is a likely sign of pelvic instability and is often accompanied by pelvic girdle pain.

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Top 5 Exercises During Pregnancy Regardless of Your Fitness Level

Exercising during pregnancy is essential if you want to minimize aches and pains, keep a healthy body-weight, maintain muscle tone, and control your pelvic floor. Gone is the myth that pregnancy is not the time to start an exercise routine! Many women who are non-exercisers often see pregnancy as an opportunity to look after themselves and to prioritise their health and fitness. After all,pregnancy itself is a workout, so the fitter you are the more you are likely to enjoy this special time.

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Pregnancy - To Belt or Not to Belt that is the Question

Pain during pregnancy can be debilitating and make it difficult to enjoy what should be a truly wonderful experience. Research has shown that approx. 70% of all pregnant women suffer low back pain and up to 45% complain of Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)1,2. Women with one or both conditions can find it difficult to cope with or participate in everyday activities.

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Buy SRC Pregnancy When Looking For Maternity Shorts Online

Are you searching for online maternity leggings? Be sure to check out the SRC Pregnancy leggings and shorts! These are made from excellent quality durable compression material, which will not turn sheer after several washes unlike regular maternity leggings.

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