The Catholic Feminist
The Catholic Feminist
Claire Swinarski
133: Pelvic Floor Postpartum Recovery ft. Chelsea Harkins
43 minutes Posted Nov 26, 2019 at 10:00 pm.
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Things I learned during this episode: most people do kegals wrong, having issues with peeing yourself at ALL is not considered normal postpartum, and what a pelvic floor even is. Dr. Chelsea Harkins is a physical therapist here to walk us through what our body is supposed to do after childbirth, how she helps women who have never properly healed, and how Theology of the Body plays into her work. Listen, y’all: even if you’ve never birthed a child, this episode IS for you. Because women straight up are not taught enough about their body parts or how they work. (PS: we say hymen and anus and all kinds of words in this episode. They’re just body parts but if you have a 2-year-old who repeats everything loudly + in public maaaaaybe put some headphones in!) It’s our season 3 finale, y’all, and I’m so glad Chelsea was able to join us. Enjoy!

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