The Morning After

This is not a blog post about pregnancy and pain and hypermobility, although you’ll learn a little, perhaps. This post is about how information perpetuates. Yesterday I posted this on Facebook: PREGNANCY SCIENCE UPDATE: The hormone RELAXIN inhibits uterine contraction, increases the length of the interpubic ligament, and softens the cervix. IT DOES NOT increase the laxity of the joints nor affect the whole body, making pregnant women more susceptible to joint…

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Aligning or Relaxin Before Pregnancy?

If you’re interested in reading more on ideas presented in the article below, I suggest reading Alignment Matters. If you’d like movement instruction via video, start with Nutritious Movement for a Healthy Pelvis. This morning on the Aligned and Well Facebook page (find us!), I got this question and thought it was important enough to share: Does relaxin not do enough to loosen the muscles of the thighs and abdomen to facilitate…

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