Physical therapists Jill Hoefs and Denise Jagroo have more than twenty years of combined experience helping women ease sore feet, aching backs, incessant peeing, and many other uncomfortable conditions throughout their pregnancies. Your Best Pregnancy provides simple solutions and easy exercises to help women feel their best from head to toe. Through detailed photographs, illustrations, and down-to-earth advice that is both medically substantiated as well as easy to understand, you will learn how to:
- Treat the most uncomfortable symptoms during pregnancy, such as back and shoulder pain, bladder issues, night cramps, sciatica, swelling, and varicose veins.
- Maintain a healthy pregnancy, even while on bed rest.
- Correctly strengthen the pelvic floor and core to prevent diastasis recti.
- Nurse, lift, and care for a baby (or babies) using proper body mechanics to avoid strain and injury.