77: The Ultimate Lowdown: Final thoughts and Conclusions for Your Pelvic Health in this Season Finale
The Lowdown with Bravemumma
by bravemumma
9M ago
DESCRIPTION Welcome to the season finale of The Lowdown with Bravemumma, a community dedicated to supporting and empowering women living with pelvic organ prolapse. It's been an incredible journey this season, and in today's episode, we're going to take a look back at all the insightful conversations we've had. If you missed any of the episodes, consider this your cheat sheet to catch up and find the information you need. Let's do it!  NB: You may notice that episode 70 is missing from this list. It was an unintentional oversight and you should check it out if your are wanting to know mor ..read more
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76: Revolutionising Pessaries: The Future of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Treatment Revealed - Find Out When You Can Try It, an update from REIA Health
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by bravemumma
9M ago
DESCRIPTION If you're seeking help living with pelvic organ prolapse to manage your symptoms, look no further than this episode. Join us for this follow-up conversation with Kaitlin Maier from REIA Health.  Listen to episode #22 with Kaitlyn for the first interview before this update: https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-eu8rn-113304b (The Promotion with Madame Flavour Tea is no longer available, sorry).  Sign up for the REIA newsletter for the latest updates on the FDA approval and when you will be able to try this new pessary for you.  Let us know what you think of this update. Leave ..read more
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75: Unlock Your Optimum Pelvic Health - Discover the Surprising Benefits of Pilates for Women’s Health with the Founder of the Pilates Project
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by bravemumma
10M ago
DESCRIPTION If you're seeking effective ways to enhance your pelvic health and reduce your prolapse symptoms, look no further than Pilates. Join us in this enlightening interview with Maghan from The Pilates Project as we delve into the unexpected advantages of Pilates for women facing pelvic organ prolapse. Discover how Pilates can not only bolster your pelvic health but also unlock your overall fitness potential. This podcast conversation will equip you with valuable insights to kickstart your Pilates journey with ZERO equipment and witness the transformative benefits firsthand. From mental ..read more
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74:A Better Way to Support Your Pelvic Health: Lauren Flemming’s Journey with Prolapse and Hem Support Wear
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by bravemumma
10M ago
DESCRIPTION In this episode, we continue the conversation around support garments for women living with pelvic organ prolapse. Our special guest Lauren Flemming is a mumma of two little 'kiddos' and after her personal struggles with prolapse decided to design her own support garment after being unsatisfied with what was available on the market.  Lauren shares how she's designed the first support garment that is also your underwear, eliminating the need for multiple layers. Lauren is passionate about helping other women living with prolapse symptoms and will be ready to share her design th ..read more
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73: Navigating Your Caesarean Birth: Expert Advice for an Empowered Birth Experience with Midwife and C-section Whisperer Leonie Rastas
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by bravemumma
10M ago
DESCRIPTION In this episode, we continue the conversation around Caesarean Awareness Month with our special guest Leonie Rastas, also known as the C-section whisperer. With her background in midwifery and having six children of her own born via C-section, Leonie is an expert in all things related to C-section birth and recovery. Leonie shares her experience and expertise on topics such as birth trauma, advocating for yourself during a C-section birth, recovering from a C-section, VBAC (vaginal birth after C-section), and more. She also talks about the importance of continuing the conversation ..read more
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72: Is Building a Strong Booty the Secret to a Better Functioning Pelvic Floor and Prolapse Management? A Conversation with Hayley Wildsmith
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by bravemumma
10M ago
DESCRIPTION In this week's episode of our podcast, we switch things up a little and bring back Season 1 guest, Hayley Wildsmith from Auckland Hypopressives. She shares her recent experience with pelvic organ prolapse surgery and talks about her latest creation, The Booty Kit, which focuses on glute strength to improve overall health and support core and pelvic floor function. Hayley shares a unique and helpful analogy called the 'jellyfish' technique for better pelvic floor control. This episode is perfect for those who want to learn more about pelvic organ prolapse management, strengthening g ..read more
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71: Healing from Cesarean Birth and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Expert Tips from SRC Support Garment Founder, Sinead O’Donovan
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by bravemumma
11M ago
Description:  In this episode, Steph and her guest, Sinead talk about the difficulties and hardships that women who have had cesarean section births can go through, as well as how to recover from them, and the risk factors that can lead to pelvic organ prolapse. Sinead discusses her own struggles with pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy and how those struggles inspired her to develop the SRC support garments. These garments are intended to give support to women who are experiencing pelvic organ prolapse. Introduction  [00:00:00 - 00:11:03] Sinead discussed her experience with pelvic ..read more
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70: Healing Your Pelvic Organ Prolapse, A Holistic Approach: Breath-work and Nutrition with Benedicte Siva from Rock with Your POP
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by bravemumma
11M ago
Description:  In the episode, we discuss the importance of taking a holistic approach to one's health and being mindful of language when discussing pelvic organ prolapse. Introduction (00:00:00 - 00:02:06) In today’s episode, Steph and Benedict discuss Benedict's journey as a Health Coach and mum living with pelvic organ prolapse and how she has used holistic approaches, including breath work and nutrition, to manage her symptoms. Benedict's journey with prolapse and holistic approaches [00:02:50 - 00:05:25]  Benedict shares her initial attempts to resolve prolapse, including being t ..read more
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Mind-Body Connection and Healing, with Trauma-Informed Care in Women’s Pelvic Health with Dr. Sarah Woodward.
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by bravemumma
11M ago
Description: Welcome to this week's conversations with to Dr. Sarah Woodward, a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist, who works to break the taboo surrounding pelvic organ prolapse by providing women with the community and resources they need to overcome their condition and regain control of their lives. Introduction (00:00:00 - 00:01:49) In this episode, we'll talk about Dr. Sarah's physiotherapy practice and how she helps women who have pelvic organ prolapse by healing more than just their physical symptoms.    Others may disregard their experience (00:01:49 - 00:04:00) Dr. Sarah discover ..read more
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68: The Decision to Not Proceed with Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Insights and Experiences from Bravemumma
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by bravemumma
11M ago
DESCRIPTION Welcome to this week's episode of our podcast, where I'm sharing my personal experience with pelvic organ prolapse and the decision not to have surgery to 'fix' or repair the damage during childbirth.   I start by letting you know some of the key medical professionals I've seen, the outcomes of those conversations and where I'm at now, as well as where I'm looking to the future.  We're also excited to share The Empowered Motherhood App is supporting our Bravemumma Community by providing 10% off the lifetime of your membership when you use the code BRAVE10.  *Thi ..read more
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