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Pregnancy

The Ligaments Of The Uterus

  SCROLL DOWN FOR THE VIDEO In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you some geeky anatomy info on the LIGAMENTS OF THE UTERUS.  Why?  Because the uterus is SUPER 😍 😍 😍 and we should all know more about it! Yes, the uterus is super – but the uterine ligaments are also super.  They are directly involved in […]

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Perineal Massage

The Ultimate Video Tutorial   Many, many women come to see me with questions about PERINEAL MASSAGE…   HOW DO I DO IT? HOW OFTEN DO I DO IT? DO I REALLY NEED TO DO IT? SHOULD MY PARTNER HELP? WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH SAY? These are all fantastic questions that deserve answers!  And after […]

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Do You Really Need A Pregnancy Pillow? How To Sleep When You Have Pain In Pregnancy

In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you tips on HOW TO SLEEP if you are experiencing pain during pregnancy.  This is also great info if you generally want to be more comfortable in pregnancy – even if you don’t have pain! Like I mentioned in the last blog post (you can find all the […]

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Channeling Your Inner Cowgirl: How To Sit When You Have Pain During Pregnancy

In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you an awesome tip on HOW TO SIT if you are experiencing pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy.  (Note: the pelvic girdle basically refers to anywhere between your ribs and your hips, so I’m talking about pain anywhere in that area). Pain can be common in pregnancy, but you […]

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The Belly Button Flashlight

    It’s time for another Minute With Mandy!   Are you wondering what the belly button flashlight is?   Well, it’s another tip for pregnant mamas out there.  Scroll down to the video below for all the details! However, before you go, see below the video and make sure you sign up for my FREE […]

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Pool Noodles and Pelvic Floors

  Time is scarce around here!  There is only one of me, but so many women have been contacting me about education or for some help with their pelvic floors. Because of that, I’ve decided to try out a new segment on the blog called “A Minute with Mandy” – it’s going to be a short […]

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I’m BACK!!!!!!!

  I’m BAAAAAAAAAAACK!!!!!! Yes, despite a year-long absence from the blog, I am happy to report that I am BACK! (Can I be cliché and say “back, and better than ever”? 😉 )   My life is indeed headed in a new direction, and I am very excited to report that Nurture Her is going […]

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Birth Prep Tip #2 – Part 2

Find Symmetry in your Pelvis I have to laugh as I write this because I am taking a break from fixing my washing machine. I am literally sitting in my kitchen surrounded by various hoses and panels and other washing machine parts.  Unfortunately, something sprouted a leak last week and flooded our main floor laundry […]

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Birth Prep Tip #2 – Part 1

Find Symmetry In Your Pelvis   My second birth prep tip is going to come out in 2 parts.  We have to talk a bit more pelvic anatomy and birth physiology before I can give you some tips on what to do! Let’s start by talking a little bit about the actual “birth” process and […]

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Birth Prep Tip #1

Cultivating Mindful Awareness in your Pelvic Floor My first birth prep tip has to do with the mind-body connection. Yes, the connection is real!  And yes, you can use it and train it! And even though this post is written particularly for pregnant ladies, I actually think all women can benefit from this connection. Many […]

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