Motherhood/Pelvic Floor 101

Pelvic Floor 101

published on February 2, 2022

What comprises the pelvic floor and how do we strengthen it during pregnancy and beyond? And maybe more importantly, why do we want it strong and healthy? Our expert is on the case - Dr. Alexandra DiGrado lays the ground work for how to approach pelvic floor health and how it can truly change your physical experience with this transition. Find out what you can do to solve any pelvic floor issue and when it's time to see a specialist.


Dr. Alexandra DiGrado, PT, DPT, PRPC
Dr. Alexandra DiGrado, PT, DPT, PRPC is a doctor of physical therapy with advanced training and certification in pelvic floor rehabilitation with over ten years experience. Her own labor and delivery experience informed her understanding of pregnancy and postpartum care and inspired her to support birthing people receive more education and physical support in their healing journey. She has been a dedicated partner of the NOLA Transgender Institute, working with patients undergoing gender confirming surgeries and is proud to serve the LGBTQIA+ community. She lives in Boston, MA with her husband and toddler.

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