Wednesday Apr 19, 2023
71: Healing from Cesarean Birth and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Expert Tips from SRC Support Garment Founder, Sinead O’Donovan
In this episode, Steph and her guest, Sinead talk about the difficulties and hardships that women who have had cesarean section births can go through, as well as how to recover from them, and the risk factors that can lead to pelvic organ prolapse. Sinead discusses her own struggles with pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy and how those struggles inspired her to develop the SRC support garments. These garments are intended to give support to women who are experiencing pelvic organ prolapse.
Introduction [00:00:00 - 00:11:03]
Sinead discussed her experience with pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy and how it led to the development of the SRC support garments. Sinead experienced pelvic girdle pain during her second and third pregnancies, including ongoing pain and difficulty with day-to-day activities. After experiencing pelvic girdle pain during her cesarean section birth, she made the decision to develop supportive garments for women.
The Pregnancy Product [00:11:03 - 00:20:48]
Women who are having pelvic girdle pain, low back pain, vulva varices, and swelling or varicose veins of the leg are the target audience for Sinead's recommendation of the pregnancy product. It can be worn either under or over the bump, depending on your preference.
SRC Recuperation Including the technical design of the garment, shorts for postpartum recovery, and perineal wounds for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence are being developed.
Inspiration From Adversity [00:20:48 - 00:34:06]
Sinead outlines the procedures for returning and exchanging SRC support garments, as well as the warranty that includes a full refund of the purchase price. Steph and Sinead talk about the necessity of having the correct size for the SRC support garments and how they should feel supportive without being restrictive. Steph and Sinead also explain the importance of getting the correct fit. Steph comments on Sinead's path in developing the SRC support garments and turning her personal experience into a good solution for women's pelvic health. Sinead was inspired to create these garments by her own struggles with pelvic pain.
If any of this is resonating with you right now and you have been through this path, you can reach out below.
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Special Guest: Sinead O'Donovan: https://srchealth.com/
Books: The Day My Vagina Broke - https://www.amazon.com.au/Day-My-Vagi...
Tips & Tricks for Living with Prolapse: https://bravemumma-tipsandtricks.mail...
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Bravemumma website: https://www.bravemumma.com/
Host - Stephanie Thompson
Podcast logo artist: Khrystyna Lukashchuk
Brand Designer: Brodie-Rose Original
Soundtrack: Steven Robinson
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