Exercising During Pregnancy Part 1: Getting Started

Chloe Pedley Jan 29, 2017 0 comments 0

I love training pregnant women. The benefits of exercise during pregnancy are just so frigging fantastic, it’s a joy to work with women to help them feel strong, stable, and powerful as they head towards one of the most amazing days of their life. One o f the big reasons I love working with pregnant women is that it  forces…

We Need To Talk About Sex During Pregnancy

Emma Stewart Dec 1, 2016 0 comments 0

Sex in the first trimester Is It Safe? As a sexologist I’m very often asked about the safety of having sex during pregnancy – well here’s the good news – doing the nasty when you’ve got a bun in the oven is not only hot, it’s perfectly safe.  If you feel well and sexy – it’s a jolly good idea…

Kick It With The Kegels: Better Orgasms With A Toned Up Pelvic Floor

Emma Stewart Nov 29, 2016 3 comments 0

So you’ve been scratching your head for months now, wondering just what the @#7*! is this ‘core’ that your hot, bouncy Pilates instructor has been enthusing about …so buckle up kids and let’s find out a little bit more about the pelvic floor! Your pelvic floor (PF) is the group of muscles that supports your spine, bladder and bowel and,…

Does Sex Hurt? When You Should Consult A Doctor

Emma Stewart Nov 21, 2016 0 comments 0

Fire In Your Loins Hopefully when we talk about the fire in our loins we are referring to the heat of our sexual fervour. But for some the flames of desire are being dampened by a burning that has nothing to do with smouldering passions. The fire in your loins can become something very different to the heat of sexual…

Enjoying Your Sexuality While Breastfeeding

Jeannine Nov 19, 2016 2 comments 0

Your relationship with your breasts while breastfeeding is likely to have radically changed; previously there just for your entertainment and to make your clothes fit. Well, now they are working girls with a new agenda. A breastfeeding mother may experience all or some of the following: leaking, pain, feeling over exposed and touched out, have an overflowing bra before a…

How to Activate your Pelvic Floor Properly

Chloe Pedley Nov 5, 2016 0 comments 0

Pin this to read later A Guide to Effective Kegels Do you know how to activate your pelvic floor? So we all know that we need to do our pelvic floor exercises to keep ourselves from having little accidents, enjoying a better sex life, and generally promoting good health in the old lady garden (sorry not sorry) but SO many…

We Need to Talk About HIV

Chloe Pedley Apr 11, 2014 0 comments 0

Though education and public discussion about HIV and AIDS has increased, recent research has shown that not all of us are heeding the warnings when it comes to practicing safe sex. Kirby Institute’s 2013 Annual Surveillance Report on HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmittable infections in Australia highlights the fact that the rate of newly diagnosed HIV infections in Australia…

Happy Condom Awareness Month

Chloe Pedley Feb 22, 2014 2 comments 0

February is National Condom Month in the USA. The awareness initiative originally started on campus at the University of California, but has grown into a national month-long event, focusing on educating teens, young adults – and even mature adults – about the risks associated with unprotected sex, and the benefits of using condoms. When used correctly, condoms are considered 98%…

The DIY Guide To Gushing, Squirting and Having Some Fun

Emma Stewart Feb 14, 2014 4 comments 0

Shrug Off Those Shackles Healthy sexuality begins with an acceptance of self, which can come about when we have an awareness of our body. This knowledge can literally free us, enabling us to enjoy sex more and enhance our relationship – whether with ourselves as we’re ‘going solo, baby’ or with others. With regards to FE, the shackles of cultural…

Menstrual Cups For After Childbirth

Chloe Pedley Jan 12, 2014 0 comments 0

Congratulations you just had a baby! For the first couple of months after birthing, don’t use a cup. Your cervix is closing, your body is healing, cups and tampons aren’t vagina friendly items. For your lochia, and if you’re unlucky enough to have your cycles return right away after birth – use cloth pads. (If you’re in the market for…