Postpartum Care


Postnatal Exercise Success Story using The Pregactive Method

Postnatal Exercise, Care & Recovery Program. Finding the time for postnatal exercise can be hard for new mothers. Our postnatal exercise workouts include; postnatal Pilates, postnatal yoga, strength and cardio sessions as well as relaxation to help reduce stress for new mothers.

Andrea’s Story at 12 Weeks Post-Birth

Andrea's Story at 12 weeks Post-Birth. My situation is pretty unique, but then again, the more I talk to Mother’s with bubs the same age as my little boy, I feel like I’m not the only one going through this emotional roller coaster.

Top Gifts Ideas for New Mothers

Here's My Top 5 Gift Ideas for New Mothers. Flowers are beautiful, they smell nice, hey they even look nice! But they are certainly not the best gift you can give new parents that have just had a little baby.

Discover the Benefits of Postnatal Exercises

Benefits of Postnatal Exercises. Immediately after childbirth is a time to allow your body to heal and recover. The benefits of postnatal exercises to a new mother during this period can be life changing. You are tired and often exhausted as you get little sleep.

What To Expect from Postpartum Care and Recovery

Postpartum Care. The time to start learning more about what you can expect with regards to postpartum care and also what body changes to expect after birth is while you are still pregnant.

Postpartum Depression – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

If you experience any postpartum depression symptoms please seek medical advice immediately. Postnatal depression and anxiety are treatable with professional help. The following post is a general guide to PND and should not be taken as medical advice which is required for PND.

Post-Baby Workshop Chirnside Park with PregActive

Post-Baby Workshop Chirnside Park. Update: As you can see by the date, this post-baby workshop is over. And what an amazing time we all had. But for right now, you can access all of this great information online at

Diastasis Recti Exercises that Make a Difference!

Do you have diastasis recti (abdominal separation)? Need some diastasis recti exercises to help heal your abdominal separation? I am here to help you and aid you to recover more quickly.

PregActive Post Pregnancy Workshops

Post-Pregnancy Workshops. Our next post-pregnancy workshop with our Women's Health Physiotherapist Beth Scott will be on Sunday March 24th 2019 at Chirnside Park in Victoria. To learn more click here >

Body Changes after Childbirth – The Strange and Unusual!

Body Changes after Childbirth. There is no predicting which of the following, if any, body changes after childbirth you will experience. While there are risk factors or signs it is dependent on each individual. Incontinence, hair loss, loss of energy, skin discolouration, sweating, constipation, vaginal discharge

Postnatal Care for Mother and Baby

Postnatal Care for Mother Getting the right postnatal care for mother is extremely important. The first six weeks following your baby’s birth (postnatal period) is...

Forget the Yummy Mummy Guilt Trips Forced Upon You!

Forget the ‘Yummy Mummy’ Guilt Trips Forced Upon You! Are you tired of hearing all the advertising telling you how to get your ‘Bikini Body after Baby’ back within 6 weeks? Or how you must regain your ‘pre-pregnancy’ body within three months?

I love coming along to the PregActive Mum’s & Bubs classes

I love coming along to the PregActive Mum's & Bubs classes. Sienna and I love coming along to the PregActive Mum's & Bubs classes. It's not just a class for the mum's to get a gentle but effective workout. It's also a great time for the bubs (and mums) to socialise, have a play and make new friends.

What is the Importance of Exercise in Postnatal Recovery?

Exercise in Postnatal Recovery. PregActive’s Women’s Health Physiotherapist Beth Scott discusses the importance of exercise post pregnancy. Beth talks about the health benefits of exercising post pregnancy

Diastasis Recti Questions Answered

Diastasis Recti Questions Answered. Beth answers all your questions about Diastasis recti including: What is diastasis recti? It is normal to get DRAM? What diastasis exercises must I avoid? What exercises can I do if I have abdominal separation?

Postnatal Care Tips – How to Recover after Childbirth

Postnatal Care Tips - How to Recover after Childbirth This article will provide you with some postnatal care tips to help you take care of yourself. If you not prepared for life after birth then you will likely be faced with some unexpected changes and experiences that will cause you some stress and anxiety. By planning in advance you will be better prepared to face whatever possible post pregnancy complications or physical changes you may experience. This knowledge will empower you to then be able to implement the best strategies to improve this healing process.

Postnatal Caesarean Recovery

If you have delivered your baby via a caesarean delivery then your body will require time to heal during this postpartum period. A caesarean delivery...

Tips for Single Mothers with a New Born in Need of Help

Single Mothers. If you are a single parent raising a newborn baby then you will face many additional challenges than if your partner was around to help out. Being a single mother is also a time to take the following tips on board and set-up a network of people to help you.


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