Pregnancy & Recovery Insights | SRC Health Blog

Mothers in SRC Activate Get Back Into Exercise after Baby

We live in a world where Hollywood celebrities apparently get their pre-baby fabulous figures back in just a few weeks usually with the expert assistance of personal trainers and nutritionists-dieticians, as well as wearing the right compression clothing like the SRC Activate Shorts particularly the Women’s Active Shorts during exercise. Such images can place undue pressure on ordinary women to achieve similar results.

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Treating Pelvic Girdle Pain with Compression Shorts for Support

While buying online pregnancy clothes, expectant mothers may likely not think about compression support especially for their abdominal area. But this should not be so since compression support will likely be necessary during the post-delivery period particularly if you suffer from pelvic girdle pain.

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Fashionable Cardigan to Cover Growing Baby Bump

Maternity cardigans are one of the basic must-haves in a pregnant woman’s wardrobe – or even in a new mother’s closet for many reasons. Cardigans can be worn to ward off the chill during the cool autumn and winter days, accentuate the beauty of the outfit for the day, and cover the growing baby bump, if you so desire.

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Sue Croft (physiotherapist) share's patients experience on SRC Compression garments

I mentioned in a previous blog Annie’s Story about the use of recovery shorts/ support pants for helping in the immediate and longer term recovery from birth, particularly with respect to Rectus Diastasis. I have always recommended early support for the abdominal muscles and the pelvic region through strong support undies, but it wasn’t until my lovely friend, Jacinta, became the Brisbane agent for SRC Recovery shorts that I asked Jacinta to come along and tell me more about the garments. I decided to stock them for a year and see how they went.

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Setting the weight record straight

Body Baby & Diet #1 - Setting the weight record straight!!

Weight gain during pregnancy has been widely accepted as essential for optimal pregnancy outcomes. Pregnancy weight is made up of several components, including water (62 %), fat mass (30%) and fat-free protein mass (8%)1. The increase in fat mass is isolated around the inner thigh and to a lesser extent the hips and truck in preparation for breast feeding 2.  Fat gain (aprox. 3.3kg) is usually greater in women who have a higher pre-pregnancy weight and alternatively lower when a low pre-pregnancy weight3.

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C-Section Recovery- an easier way to get mobile sooner!

As many of you are only too aware, a C-section or caesarean is major abdominal surgery. What baffles me is that when you have a C-section you are expected to be the carer for your newborn once your drip and catheter are removed, usually the day following the operation.

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Cheeky and Useful Mum Advice

“I’ve just had a baby, someone hand me a manual”

Some first time mothers just have the ‘know how’ and being a mother to them comes naturally. For many though, it’s a hard slog, an arduous road testing your patience, ears, beloved sleep, choices and how to care for this little dependent being. Can someone hand me a manual please?

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