It all started with the Salem Witch Trials… In our contemporary world, it’s common to find people and businesses proclaiming the importance of women’s health. It’s as though we’ve finally realized, as a species, that we depend on it. Yet, a certain stigma sadly attaches itself to any female healthcare subject ‘below the belt’. That’sContinue Reading »
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How Pelvic Organ Prolapse Can Affect Your Relationship
Have you (or your partner) been told that you have a pelvic organ prolapse and are worried about what it means for the future of your relationship? Many women feel awkward discussing the condition over lunch with their girlfriends or a romantic dinner with a new partner. They worry their new (or existing) partner willContinue Reading »
What Causes Hip Pain In Women And How Can I Get Relief?
When you feel pain in the muscles around your hip or coming from within the hip joint, we collectively refer to both complaints as “hip pain.” However, it might surprise you to learn that this type of pain doesn’t necessarily originate from your hip. Instead, it could be radiating from the thigh, groin, pelvic floor,Continue Reading »
Can You Prevent Postpartum Preeclampsia?
Are you worried about Postpartum Preeclampsia after childbirth and want to know whether there is anything you can do to prevent it? Among the pregnancy-related conditions that women experience, two major ones can occur during and after pregnancy: Preeclampsia and Postpartum Preeclampsia. Both conditions are linked to hypertension. Note: Hypertension means anything that increases bloodContinue Reading »
How Can I Fix My Pelvic Tilt?
Understanding Pelvic Tilt: What Is It And Why Is It A Problem? Have you been told by a doctor that you have a pelvic tilt? When we talk about dysfunctional movement (the type that leads to chronic pain and other problems), muscle imbalance is one of the primary causes. The so-called “pelvic tilt”, specifically, isContinue Reading »
Is Postpartum Responsible For My Digestive Issues?
Are you in the postpartum period and suffering from bloating, constipation, gas, or other digestive issues? Giving birth to a child is one of the biggest human marvels you can experience. It’s a miracle, really. However, waiting for the baby to arrive for nine months is nerve-racking for both parents. But for us women, whoContinue Reading »
The Different Stages Of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What You Need To Know
Have you been told you have a pelvic organ prolapse? Let’s get to the bottom of it. As you probably already know, the uterus (or womb as we call it in pregnancy) is located within the center of the pelvis, is pear-shaped, and is a critical organ of the female reproductive system. The uterusContinue Reading »
Why Does My Hip Pain Still Linger After Pregnancy?
Most pregnant women suffer pain of some kind during and after pregnancy – from aching legs and pelvic pain to sore ribs, crippling heartburn, ankle pain, and everything in between. Sometimes the cause is inflammation or hormonal changes. Other times it’s an underlying medical issue or pregnancy-related condition. More Blogs From Nancy Branberg How ToContinue Reading »
How To Regain Your Sexual Confidence After Giving Birth
Struggling with sexual confidence? When you’re a new mother, getting intimate and having sex withContinue Reading »
Is Pregnancy The Cause of My Knee Pain?
Are you expecting a baby and wondering why you have sore knees? You’re not alone. While pregnancy is among the greatest joys you can experience as a woman, unfortunately, many physical changes accompany impending motherhood, from dreaded morning sickness to joint pains, heartburn, and many others. But considering all the extra weight we must lugContinue Reading »