Mums and Babies
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The main aim of Prenatal Clinical Pilates is to appreciate the benefits of exercise and avoid any possible risks. Expecting mums can keep up with the 45-minute Pilates sessions for the duration of their pregnancy, as long as their doctor clears them to do so.
In addition to the benefits of controlling weight, hypertension and gestational diabetes, Prenatal Pilates helps to build a brighter future for mums and their babies. It also eases labour and helps with quick postpartum recovery.
Manual lymphatic drainage
Postnatal Clinical Pilates
Hypopressive Abdominal Gymnastics
During labour, a woman’s pelvic floor muscle, which plays an important role in childbirth, is stretched, resulting in changes in tone, flexibility and sensitivity. All these reasons are why it is extremely important that women strengthen and fully restore the function of their pelvic floor.
This form of gymnastics is a strong tool for postpartum urogynecological rehabilitation, and it is advised that women do these exercises for between 6 and 8 weeks after giving birth, with medical guidance, in order to resume sexual activity.
Hypopressive Abdominal Gymnastics is especially advised to aid in the rehabilitation / prevention of urinary incontinence, vaginal and visceral prolapses, sexual dysfunctions, reduction of the abdominal perimeter, postural correction, prevention of back pain and improving the functioning of intestines.
Paediatric Respiratory Physiotherapy
Psychological check-ups during pregnancy, postpartum and into parenting aims to guide pregnant women and / or couples psychologically, as they seek to readjust emotionally, as well as to build up their self-esteem and self-image. Clinical Psychology also consists of a therapeutic intervention that aims to prevent / intervene in postpartum depression and / or manage fear and anxiety. Giving birth can be one of the best moments of a woman’s life, and although life with a new baby is exciting and rewarding, sometimes it can also be difficult and stressful, because of the multitude of physical and emotional changes women go through in pregnancy and after delivery.
Advice from a nutritionist during pregnancy and postpartum helps women not only manage their weight, but also to provide the optimal nutrients for each stage of their baby’s development. Nutritionist advice has also been linked to faster physical recovery, as well as a recovery of their self-image and psychological well-being.