6 weeks onwards
Marta is a qualified Mummy MOT practitioner and prior tutor with the Mummy mot team. A mummy MOT assessment is recommended for all women postnatally from 6-8 weeks but also for women of all ages, whether it has been 6 weeks or 6 years a detailed postnatal assessment is essential for all women and you will always benefit from a post-natal health consultation.
Childbirth can be a very traumatic experience. Whether you have had a straightforward birth with minimal trauma or a challenging labour, birth or c-section the pelvic floor, tummy muscles, ligaments and fascia that support your organs such as the bladder and bowel will have experienced stretching, tearing and changes. Most mothers will experience some weakness in these muscle groups and need a tailored individualised program for their pelvic floor and core strength to improve their overall strength, stability and recovery. A specific evidence-based assessment and treatment plan will be tailored to your needs.
Assessment & treatment may include
Biomechanics assessment, looking at posture and alignment
Pelvic floor assessment and retraining
A tailored and graded program to return to exercise and movement
Post natal pilates
Assessment of your tummy gap
Assessment and advice of c- section scar, perineal tear or episiotomy
Returning to intimacy
Advice and education, specific to your postnatal recovery journey
"Marta is a life-saver. Her expertise and no-nonsense approach to pelvic health and rehab have enabled me to remember form two challenging births. I cannot recommend her enough for before, during and after pregnancy. "
Common post-natal symptoms: