Prolapse Awareness

A New Way of Looking at Prolapse

The traditional way that prolapse is described is a ‘falling’ or ‘slipping down’ of the pelvic organs within the vagina. However, this explanation doesn’t fit with what we now know about how the body ...

The Mummy MOT Checkup

Postnatal Recovery Road Map

ALL MUMS HAVE A BIRTH PLAN, SO WHY NOT HAVE A POST BIRTH RECOVERY PLAN? Many mums-to-be spend a significant amount of time and effort on a birth plan but few spend as much energy on their postnatal re...

Postnatal PTSD

Postnatal PTSD What we can do to help

Postnatal PTSD What we can do to help – By Fiona Nicolson – an award-winning, professionally qualified, and practicing hypnotherapist and accredited by the National Council for Hypnotherap...

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A life less ordinary – after a birth trauma that resulted in a colostomy

It’s Birth Trauma Awareness Week.  Gillian Castle @stomachameleon gave birth to her son Sam in October, 2011, at 34 weeks gestation. She suffered severe birth complications resulting in a permanent st...

Postpartum PTSD

Postpartum PTSD – What it is and how it can be treated.

Award-winning cognitive hypnotherapist Fiona Nicolson addresses this increasingly common disorder often experienced by new mums and partners following a traumatic birth experience. What is Postpartum ...

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Physiotherapist has stepped up to be a frontline worker amid the Coronavirus

Women’s health physiotherapist Suzanne Carney has stepped up to be a frontline worker amid the Coronavirus crisis and is taking it in her stride.   ‘Despite the obvious risks of being a frontline work...

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Why not to rush back to running after having a baby

Rosie Cardale, Bristol-based musculoskeletal physiotherapist and Mummy MOT practitioner talks about the importance of getting a postnatal assessment and working through fundamental strength training b...

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I’ll be seeing you…

Ellie Wright, mum, and physiotherapist who specialises in looking after new and expectant mums talks about living and treating patients in the age of Coronavirus. I’ll be seeing you… Social dist...

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Anna Williamson: Breaking the stigma of peri and postnatal mental health.

Awesome mama of two little ones, bubbly presenter and talented author Anna Williamson chats to The Mummy MOT about her passionate crusade to improve maternal mental health, not being afraid to ask for...

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Mummy MOT & Natracare – an organic partnership

We’re pleased to announce that we’re working with Natracare – the Bristol-based company best known for their organic and plastic-free period products. Founded in 1989 by environmental trail-blazer, Su...

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