Why is My Cup Falling Out All The Time?

Ok, as we continue our period week I want to talk about another very common problem in the post partum. 

Cups no longer staying in. 

As always, I find the best advice and isight comes from personal experience, so here we are!

After my first son, I had the opposite problem, My cup would...

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Vulvar Varicosities Part 1

Based on recent comments on my most recent series on vulvar swelling/varicosities on social media, many had NEVER heard of vulvar varicosities UNTIL they were dealing with them themselves.

Even if they HAD dealt with them, they were never given an actual diagnosis, or strategies to help them...

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Where the F is my Menstrual Cup?

This week on my Instagram account I am talking all about period products! re-usable Menstrual cups and Discs are quickly becoming one of the more popular options for managing periods. Not only are they environmentally friendly, they seriously help you save SO MUCH money over the long...

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Perineal Massage... But Better

 

Hi All! 

 

I know it's been a while since I wrote a blog post! Sorry about that! 

Moving across the country with two kiddos, and a dog was a bigger undertaking than I imagined. 

This being said, we are now settled in MN and Hayley Kava PT is back in action. I have started...

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Who Knew how Popular a Fart Joke Would Be?

Ah.. It's been a little while since I have been able to give this little blog some love. 

My 8 month old had been a unicorn, sleeping through the night around 5-6 weeks old. It gave be so much energy! I felt like I could do anything! This sweet baby's early sleeping days meant that I was...

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Hemorrhoids...The only "push present" I got for my second baby

Hemorrhoids… a lovely symptom common in pregnancy and post partum but can pop up other times also!

 

 A hemorrhoid is essentially a varicose vein in the lower rectum. They can be internal or external- meaning you may be able to see them on the outside or you may just...

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Don't Fear The Sneeze

 

There are a lot of people in my "biz" who get really annoyed about jokes made online about  moms "peezing". I 100% do not blame them one bit. 

We, as pelvic floor PT's see the negative long term social, emotional, financial, economic and general well being impacts that stress...

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What if it's not "Just a Little Leak"

 

Urinary Incontinence (leaking pee) is a main reason why women attend pelvic floor physical therapy. 

However, despite the awareness of the impact of urinary incontinence rising, and the awareness of how pelvic floor PT's can help in the US leaking pee is still a BIG ISSUE. And many women are...

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Highly Effective Urinating Habits

 

From as early as potty training we develop habits and patterns surrounding micturition (which is the fancy word for peeing or urinating or voiding).

 There are many complex explanations on how our bladder and continence of urine is controlled, but I’ll keep it brief and simple. Our...

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What to Expect at Your First Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Appointment

 1 in 3 of ALL women will experience some sort of pelvic floor disorder in their lifetime!

Think back to Pre-Covid times… ahh. Not too long though! If you were in public and looked left and right. At least one of those women you saw (or maybe it was you too)  has a pelvic floor...

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