Episode 101: Rehabilitating Your Pelvic Floor After Birth

May 1, 2024

Guest: Dr. Rebecca Maidansky, PT, DPT, Pelvic Floor Specialist

Have you ever been told that suffering from pelvic floor leakage, pain or fear is all just “part of parenthood?” Pelvic floor physical therapist Dr. Rebecca Maidansky shares how to avoid doing the wrong thing by doing the right one. She will share how to manage your pelvic health with information, exercise and questions to ask your provider so you can take control of your body.

In this episode, we chat about:

    • What does the pelvic floor encompass?
    • Common reasons a woman might pursue PT for her pelvic floor and how to find a reputable practice
    • What women can expect at thier first appointment with a pelvic floor specialist
    • Long-term benefits of pelvic floor PT
    • Advice for women who are hesitant to reach out for pelvic floor PT

About the guest

Maidansky pelvic floor specialist, hand to hold nicu babies parent support podcastDr. Rebecca Maidansky is a pelvic floor physical therapist with over 14,000 hours working in the pelvic health space. She’s also a writer and the owner of Lady Bird PT, a clinic in Austin, TX that specializes in prenatal health, birth preparation and postpartum recovery. Rebecca’s passion is working with pregnant and postpartum to help ease their transition into parenthood. She believes that education, information and support can ease the physical and emotional pains that arise during pregnancy and throughout postpartum recovery, creating healthier and happier people and parents.


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