Top 5 Compelling Reasons To Hire a Doula

Helping Hands Doula

(Guest Blogpost from Helping Hands Doula) 1. Science Supports Doulas Yes, you read that right! The Cochrane Review of a combined 26 trials with more than 15,000 people, shows very clear benefits of continuous doula support through childbirth that are hard to ignore. Plus, there was no evidence of harm with having a doula in…

Helping to Understand The 3 Main Hormones in Menopause

hormone balancing

What’s going on with me??  Something’s off but I just can’t put my finger on it? Have you been feeling like this lately?  The answer could be that you are either experiencing perimenopause or menopause. Menopause is defined as the time in a woman’s life that marks the end of her menstrual cycle. It’s diagnosed…

Introducing Our New Virtual Classroom!!

Virtual classroom

Durham Pelvic Health is excited to announce our new Virtual Classroom! Free classes will take place the 1st and 2nd Wednesday evening of every month from 7:30-8:30pm Upcoming virtual classes include: Preparing For Birth – February 3rd & March 3rd from 7:30pm-8:30pm This on line seminar will provide education on how to prepare your pelvic…

What are 5 Options For Pelvic Organ Prolapse

kegel weights for pelvic organ prolapse

What is pelvic organ prolapse (POP)? Pelvic organ prolapse is defined as a weakening in the connective tissue of the pelvic floor resulting in the descent of one, or more, of the following pelvic structures into the vagina:  Bladder  Rectum  Small intestine  Uterus Below are some images for prolapse (bladder, uterus and rectum): Bladder Prolapse,…

The top 4 best pelvic floor exercises in 5 minutes a day or less.

Pelvic Floor Exercises

“What are the best and fastest pelvic floor exercises I can do to strengthen my pelvic floor?” We often get asked this question by many busy women in our practice. I’m happy to tell you there are 4 of them and each one can be done in 5 minutes or less!! A bit of an…

Help for Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Help! I’m leaking!! We think it’s embarrassing… and we don’t like to talk about it, but urinary incontinence, (leaking) is more common than you think. The reality is that: -1 in 4 women -1 in 9 men -and 1 in 6 children suffer from some form of incontinence.   Yep!  That’s right, and only 1 in…