Have A Happier Pelvic Floor (And A Happier You!) During Pregnancy

It’s estimated that 1 in 5 pregnant people will experience urinary incontinence during their first year postpartum! Exercise physiologist and perinatal educator Lindsay McCoy talks with Adriana about how noticing your habitual body movements and establishing easy, daily-life habits to increase your body’s responsiveness can lead to a healthier and happier pelvic floor. They also highlight the mind-blowing connection between your pelvic soft tissues and your nervous system.

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Have A Happier Pelvic Floor (And A Happier You!) During Pregnancy

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Lozada, Adriana, host. “Have A Happier Pelvic Floor (And A Happier You!) During Pregnancy.” Birthful, Birthful. March 6, 2024. Birthful.com.

 


 

Lindsay McCoy, who has a small frame and is white-presenting with long dark brown hair, is wearing a dark blue tank top and has her hands on her hips, smiling at the camera from a side view

Image description: Lindsay McCoy, who has a small frame and is white-presenting with long dark brown hair, is wearing a dark blue tank top and has her hands on her hips, smiling at the camera from a side view

About Lindsay McCoy

Lindsay McCoy is an exercise physiologist, an experienced birth doula and a childbirth educator of 12 years. She combines her knowledge of biomechanics and functional movement with her knowledge of the childbirth process to help prepare the body for birth. She has worked in a clinical setting as an Exercise Physiologist and now works exclusively with the prenatal/postnatal population in private practice. She is the co-founder of the Body Ready Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum , a biomechanics based exercise program. She is also the co-founder of Body Ready Method®, a training for birth professionals. She has trained over 1200 birth professionals and supported 10K+ pregnant families. Her specialty is pelvic biomechanics for pregnancy and childbirth and the core system + pelvic floor.

Connect with Lindsay on her website or on social media @bodyreadymethod on Instagram!

 

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