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What’s The Best Way To Lift The Carseat?

In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you tips on HOW TO LIFT THE BUCKET CARSEAT.  Is there really a good way to lift these things? There are 3 tips in the video below, but the biggest take home message is that VARIETY IS QUEEN!  Mix it up and use your muscles.  Motherhood requires strength, […]

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The Easiest Way To Lift Your Kids

In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you tips on HOW TO LIFT YOUR KIDS in the early postpartum period, or  if you have prolapse. There are 3 tips in the video below, but the biggest take home message is to make your big kids do the work!  Let them climb up to your level […]

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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?

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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A Pessary For Your Thoughts?

It’s time for another Minute With Mandy!  But fair warning – this one is about 7 minutes 😉 Today’s topic is PESSARIES.  Do you know what a pessary is? In case you don’t, I will give you a very brief intro:  pessaries are a mechanical device (typically made of silicone) that aid in the conservative […]

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My New Year’s 2018 Wish For All The Mamas

  YAY!!!!  Another Minute With Mandy!   And it’s my special wish for all the mamas out there. 🙂   CHECK OUT THE VIDEO!  

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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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What Is Diastasis Recti and Do You Have One?

    Diastasis recti simplified: it’s a separation or gap between your abdominal muscles.   Technically speaking, there is a complex line of connective tissue that connects the left and right sides of your abdominal muscles and it’s known as the linea alba.  The line alba runs from xyphoid process at the bottom of your […]

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