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  • Published: 4 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473581098
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

Why Did No One Tell Me?

What every woman needs to know to protect, heal and nurture her body through motherhood




The first book by a leading women's health physiotherapist that breaks down taboos around pre-natal and post-natal conditions and offers invaluable and often life-changing advice for mums and mums-to-be.

A reassuring, no-nonsense guide to caring for your body before, during and after giving birth.

For too long, women have been told that debilitating conditions following pregnancy are normal, to be expected, and something to just put up with. Emma Brockwell is on a mission to change this. Having been through two difficult pregnancies herself, Emma combines her expertise as a specialist women's health physiotherapist with personal experience to create a warm, honest, informative and essential handbook to help pregnant women and new mums take control and care for their changing bodies. Find out how to:

-Protect your pelvic floor -Heal effectively from birth - both vaginal deliveries and caesarean sections-Tackle common - and TREATABLE - post-birth problems-Exercise safely after birth

Every woman has the right to be informed and this empowering guide gives you all the tools you need to look after your amazing body throughout motherhood.

  • Published: 4 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473581098
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the author

Emma Brockwell

Emma Brockwell is a Specialist Women’s Health Physiotherapist. She treats women of all ages with all women’s health related conditions. She is passionate about pre and postnatal rehabilitation. She specialises in enabling women back to exercise, particularly running if they have any pelvic health dysfunction or are postnatal. She has co-authored the first ‘Returning to Running Postnatal Guidelines’ and has spoken about this subject at many medical and exercise conferences. Emma has written for many magazines including Women’s Running and Women’s Health magazine. Emma is also the co-founder of Pelvic Roar a physiotherapy led collaboration aiming to promote and unite all things ‘pelvic health’. She is on the advisory board for The Active Pregnancy Foundation, Perinatal Physical Research Group and PANDAs. She works at The Halos Clinic in Oxted, Surrey and Body Logic Health in Battersea, London. You can find Emma on Instagram @physiomumuk.

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