a doula combining Science and spirituality, research and Intuition..

Fascia and Birth- What do we know?

doula (1 of 1)

It has been suggested that a tissue called ‘fascia’ (a web of fibrous tissue that permeates the body) may play a part in malposition and dystocia. Some of the techniques that therapists and birthworkers use claim to ‘release’ the fascia (http://spinningbabies.com/learn-more/techniques/other-techniques/abdominal-release/)


But what do we actually know about the fascia and it properties from a scientific perspective?

There is an interesting collaboration between researchers and alternative therapists trying to find out more


But so far it appears that there is little convincing evidence that the fascia has the properties that many currently assign to it, or that it can be physically manipulated to release or relax



One response

  1. Reblogged this on .

    September 1, 2015 at 5:13 am

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s