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Episode 12 8/07/2020
with Amanda Fischer
Today’s episode is all about cesarean recovery. Maternity care has some blind spots when considering cesarean recovery + rehab protocol. With many other surgeries that are as serious as a cesarean, people are given clear rehab instructions and guidelines. However, with cesareans, very little guidance is given and most new parents are left to seek out resources on their own. In this episode, we take a deep dive into all things cesarean recovery and return to fitness with a Doctor of Physical Therapy and cesarean mom of 3, Amanda Fischer of Empower your Pelvis. She discusses special considerations for cesarean recovery, the “cesareans save your vagina” myth, and gives us tangible tips on how to support our clients in their cesarean recovery and return to fitness journey.
Amanda Fisher is a Doctor of Physical Therapy at Empower Your Pelvis. She is mostly known for her passion for pelvic floor dysfunction and teaching women how to find vaginal healthy products at Target (yes, she has a video on YouTube on this). She loves serving the world by helping women realize there is hope with pelvic floor issues like peeing your pants, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, and pain with intercourse. The things she is most passionate about in life are her family, spending time with her husband and kids, pelvic health, health and fitness, the 90s/2000s hip hop, baking cookies, gardening herbs, bike riding, and personal growth journeys.
Website: Empower Your Pelvis
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