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Hold It Mama - the pelvic floor and core handbook for pregnancy, birth and beyond

$24.95 Inc GST
SKU: HIM

In response to the demand for practical pelvic floor centered birthing information Mary has released Hold It Mama - the pelvic floor and core handbook for pregnancy, birth and beyond. Like many pregnancies, this invaluable book is long overdue.....

Hold It Mama is the essential guide for women who want the best of both worlds: children and a strong, vibrant pelvic floor and core. This guide gives women the power to reclaim their fitness, shape and pelvic health during pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Also available in book stores throughout Australia (ask if you can't see it shelved) or you can buy it here now (scroll down).

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Price is $24.95 + P&H*

Over two hundred pages of practical information and strategies to enhance you pregnancy, birthing and recovery no matter how you deliver (yes - includes recovery following Caesarean delivery).

Hold It Mama is the essential guide for women who want the best of both worlds: children and a strong, vibrant pelvic floor and core. This guide gives women the power to reclaim their fitness, shape and pelvic health during pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Contents include-

  • Discovering your pelvic floor and its muscles
  • Managing your core & floor during pregnancy
  • Effective ways to prepare for labour
  • Effects on the pelvic floor from birth interventions used during labour
  • Improving pelvic floor outcomes
  • Positioning and progressing through labour
  • Step by step recovery after vaginal or Caesarean births
  • Assessing your own floor, scars, damage or prolapse
  • Caesarean or perineal scarring healing
  • Resuming sex after childbirth
  • Returning to exercise with the 'Shrink the Jellybelly' program
  • Birth and postpartum care in other cultures
  • Caring for your pelvic floor and core beyond birth

ISBN  978-0-9870766-2-5    206 Pages    RRP: $24.95 (plus shipping)

'What a wealth of information and an incredible feat - it would be a great text for students too.'  Dianne Edmonds, The Pregnancy Centre

'Great info - very balanced. Essential for all pregnant mums!'  Dr Kylie Booth, Cares SA

 I will be recommending Mary’s new book to all my patients in the baby phase of their life. Packed with information answering all those frequently asked questions of pregnancy and birth…all in a sensible, easy to understand format.  Fiona Rogers, Women’s health physiotherapist

The usefulness of this book cannot be overestimated, both in terms of prevention of problems as well as recovery – her tone is perfect.

Jane Barry
Midwife

Weight: 0.3 kg
Dimensions: 27 cm × 22 cm × 1 cm