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Pregnancy and Postnatal care

Pregnancy and Postnatal facts:

  • Pelvic Girdle Pain affects up to 40% of pregnant women

  • More than 50% of women experience back pain during pregnancy

  • One third of pregnant women describe their pain as debilitating and the main cause of cessation of work early

  • But… Pelvic Girdle Pain is NOT a normal ache of pregnancy

  • 1 in 3 women who have had a baby suffer leakage with daily activities, exercise and a cough/sneeze or laughing

  • Research shows that professionally prescribed pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy and throughout the postnatal period prevent bladder leakage.

  • Did you know that prescribed pelvic floor exercises after birth assist reducing swelling and increasing circulation in the pelvic floor area after birth?

  • Did you know that up to 85% of women have some sorts of perineal strain during vaginal delivery?




Pelvic Health care

Receive the care you need to support the growth and delivery of your baby

Get the care you need during your pregnancy

Accomplish the postnatal recovery and rebuild that you are have the right to

Pregnancy related Pelvic Girdle Pain and Low back Pain

Pregnancy related pains in the back, pelvic joint and hip pain can range from a mild discomfort to disrupting sleep and debilitating with movements like walking, dressing, exercise, house chores, working and enjoying your quality of life and pregnancy.

Pregnancy hormones can relax your joints, ligaments and muscles whilst the weight you gain in pregnancy can add to the problem.

Southport Pelvic Health Clinic

Osler House, 6/16 Tweed St, Southport QLD 4215

Bookings or change of appointment: (07) 5532 4644

Hope Island Pelvic Health Clinic

Homeworld Medical Center, 502 Hope Island Road, Helensvale, 4212

Bookings or change of appointment: 0422 434 200

Tugun Pelvic Health Clinic

John Flynn Private Hospital,

Fred Mckay house, Level 8, suite 8B,

42 Inland Dr, Tugun, QLD 4224

Bookings or change of appointment: (07) 5598 08 25

Burleigh waters Pelvic Health Clinic

Burleigh waters Eastbrooke Medical center

Shop 8, 1 Santa Maria Court, Burleigh Waters QLD 4220

Bookings or change of appointment: (07) 5568 6000

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