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From the desk of Dianne (Physio at Peel Maternity and Family Practice/Director of The Pregnancy Centre)

Welcome to The Pregnancy Centre newsletter. And we wish you a Happy Father's Day, especially if this is your first one, or there is an extra baby in the house since last Father's Day. We can't forget the more experienced Dads who are continuing to learn along the way. We in Australia welcome Spring, and enjoy the saying from the story of Winnie the Pooh.

“Spring has sprung in the hundred acre wood” – A.A. Milne.


Pre Pregnancy

Pre Pregnancy Exercise

While you are planning to become pregnant, it is a good time to learn more about your pelvic floor and exercise, and consider what is safe and what isn’t, during this new phase of your life. We were involved with developing the guidelines and information featured on the Pelvic Floor First website. This new information is now becoming available to fitness professionals who see pregnant and postnatal women and there are many tips that you should now become aware of.

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Tips for Travelling while Pregnant

This article was written for us about tips for travelling in cars while pregnant, as some women wanted to know more about this topic.

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Post Pregnancy

About stitches after the birth

If you have had stitches during the birth of your baby, there is a healing time and then they should cause you no further problems. We do find however that this isn't always the case, so if you need more information read further to find out what else can help in your recovery journey.

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