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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.
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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).
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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 con...
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,...
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 durin...
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 'j...
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 int...
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....
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...
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 Empowere...
NB: If you're not looking to have another baby, be sure to listen around 9 minutes in when Lyz shares something so valuable for everyone in this pelvic health space.
Welcome to this week's episode of our podcast, where we are talking about having another baby after you've been with pelvic organ prolapse.
We have the pleasure of speaking with two amazing women, Kimmy Smith and Lyz Evans, who together created the Empow...
Welcome to this week's episode of our podcast, where we are honored to bring you a conversation that is truly impactful.
We have the pleasure of speaking with two remarkable women, Dr. Bri and Kim Vopni, who combined have spent over 30 years working with women living with prolapse. Their own experiences living with prolapse have made them the perfect guests for this conversation about healing.
As we explore this topic o...
Introduction (00:00:00 - 00:01:38)
Welcome to this episode where we discuss the possibility of healing prolapse naturally. I invite you to approach this conversation with an open mind. I want to share my thoughts and experiences, and I hope you find them helpful.
Storytime (00:01:38 - 00:03:52)
I want to start by sharing a personal story about a mindset shift that occurred during a family vacation. I didn't expect it to happen, bu...
This episode has a surprising plot twist that I think everyone in the Bravemumma community can relate to, regardless of their interest in birth control pills. This episode is about empowerment, self-discovery, and healing. So if you're looking for inspiration and support in your own journey, you won't want to miss it.
Introduction (00:00:00 - 00:00:28)
In today’s episode, we’ll discuss how I tried to alleviate the sym...
63: How to Protect Your Pelvic Floor: Understanding the links between Prolapse and Alcohol Consumption.
Introduction (00:00 - 00:48)
In this episode, we explore how alcohol consumption affects prolapse symptoms and how quitting alcohol can make a positive difference. I share my personal experience of dealing with a prolapse diagnosis and how alcohol became my way of coping.
The Negative Impact of Alcohol on Prolapse Symptoms (00:48 - 03:17)
While alcohol helped to cope with prolapse symptoms in the short term, it had a ...
Join me, Steph Thompson, on a journey to learn about pelvic organ prolapse as we explore helpful information to support you, the listeners. Drawing from my personal experience with prolapse, I invite experts and guests to share their knowledge on the topic.
Changes for Season 3 (01:17-01:58)
Season 3 of The Low Down with Bravemumma brings changes, all focused on helping YOU prioritize self-c...
Are you wondering how you're going to manage your prolapse during this Festive Season? Here are 3 top tips to help you.
If you're new here, a very warm welcome to you! We suggest you go back to episodes #8, #12, and #43.
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In today's Season 2 final we have saved one of the most impactful episodes until last for a reason.
While we are on a break from the show, we want you to continue the great work of our community by supporting other mummy's around the globe.
Without giving too much away, I can promise today will make you laugh, make you cry, and make you think.
My favourite quote from this chat: "Motherhood should mark a beginning, no...
Today we are sharing a sneaky bonus episode for Season Two.
Initially, this episode was only going to our private Tips & Tricks for Women Living with POP - Facebook group.
Then after listening through after production, I was like, how can I not share this with everyone who tunes into this podcast? Because you might find some things in here that are really helpful for you as a parent in terms of how to start conversation...
Today we have invited Melissa to come and share her top tips for feeling the best you can as a mum (and human).
Melissa is the host of the Reawakened Mom podcast, which focuses on putting yourself back on that priority list as a mum because she wants to help us feel less alone.
As a mum, there were so many things that Melissa shared that I too felt like, wow, I needed that nudge. I needed that reminder. So I hope by th...
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