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Let's Talk Postnatal Vaginas! What's normal?

Does something feel odd down there? So you joined the NCT, did the breathing exercises, wrote the birth plan, or maybe you didn't – well it doesn't really matter, because now you've had your baby, mos...

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TV's Gemma Atkinson confirms she'll be having a Mummy MOT®

Earlier this month on Instagram, TV's Gemma Atkinson, confirmed she'll be returning to exercise following the birth of her baby but will be having a Mummy MOT® first.   View this post...

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Diastasis Recti After Pregnancy

All pregnant women will develop a degree of abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) during their third trimester of pregnancy. It is a normal physiological change that happens to the tummy wall which m...

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Survey reveals over half of pregnant and working mothers feel discriminated against in the workplace.

A new survey by The Mummy MOT® reveals that over half of pregnant and working mothers feel discriminated against in the workplace.

The Mummy MOT®, a service which provides a specialist postnatal examination for women following birth, surveyed 1000 mums across the UK to find out their health concerns and needs as they make the transition back to work. Over half of pregnant women and mothers surveyed feel they are discriminated against when it comes to climbing the career ladder and pay rises.

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Why every mum needs a Mummy MOT

This blog post was written by Davina Gordon and originally featured on her blog mum of sonny. I was lucky to have an uncomplicated pregnancy. I didn't gain much weight despite binging on Fruit-tella a...

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12 Hard Facts of Childbirth and 3 Reasons Why All Women Should Have Post-Natal Rehab.

There's a reason why we do what we do as Mummy MOT® Practitioners – and that is because of the statistics below. It enrages us that the post-natal rehabilitation of women, their bladders, pelvic floor...

Top Tips for Postnatal Recovery: How to Start Your Day

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Your focus may be on your baby in the postnatal period but don't forget to look after yourself too.

During the postnatal recovery period, consider….

The Ultimate Guide to Pelvic Pain Recovery

May is Pelvic Pain awareness month. It can't be a coincidence that it's also mental health awareness week because, as anyone who's suffered from pelvic pain will know, it is debilitating – both physic...

The Mummy MOT® and Ear Plugs – A Guest Blog by Karl Monahan

Some things in life are just meant to be – Gin and Tonic, Ben and Jerry, Tom and Jerry, Morecambe and Wise and of course that ultimate duo the Mummy MOT and Earplugs.

What?! I can't believe you've never heard of the last 2?! If you are a mum with baby, babies or a dad who has all of the above then this dynamic duo is for you. It has been a lifesaver for us.

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The Mummy MOT for Abdominal Separation

This blog post has now been updated and can be found here: https://themummymot.com/diastasis-recti-after-pregnancy/   Separation of your abdominals during the third trimester of pregnancy is enti...