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Hold it Sister

$24.95 Inc GST
SKU: HIS2

A users manual for the female pelvic floor. Discover the healthy habits and ways to retrain, retain and regain your pelvic floor health.

It’s estimated around 40% of women live with bladder control problems. 50% with pelvic organ prolapse. In many cases, this is due to weak or uncoordinated pelvic floor muscles Hold it Sister is the book women have been searching for – an easy to read practical guide to discover and control a hidden and misunderstood area of their body.

Mary introduces her new three-stage exercise system for the female pelvic floor: Find It. Control It. Train It.  You will also find practical information for health and fitness professionals on managing women who have an increased risk of pelvic floor dysfunction.

This book is a compelling new vision for female pelvic health – all women will benefit from the information and expert guidance this book delivers. 

 ISBN 978-0-9803999-8-1

Price RRP: $24.95 AUD (plus shipping)

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

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