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May 8, 2019

Earlier this week, I posted on Instagram that a common missing piece of postpartum recovery is mental health. Sure you can find 100's of programs promising to whittle the "baby waist" but little attention is actually spent on how the mother is feeling on the inside. 

I...

March 21, 2019

You read that correctly, I am talking about weights for your vagina, hoo-ha, va jay jay or whatever other fancy term you have given this area of your body. This post isn't about telling you to run out and get weights, but rather to provide you with some information to...

March 7, 2019

Ok Mamas, let’s talk about the oh so unsexy topic of bodily functions and how how you go to the bathroom can have a serious effect on your pelvic floor function. For you Mamas trying hard to strengthen your pelvic floor after baby, this is essential. Our pelvic floor p...

November 28, 2018

Your probably thought by the time you became a mother, you would have it all figured out right? You would know exactly when to start brushing your kids teeth and at the very least you would at least know who you are by now; because there is nothing worse than a mom sti...

November 10, 2018

There are tons of wraps and braces on the market for women postpartum for "core recovery"...but, here's the thing; these items don't engage the core which is vital for core recovery in postpartum. How do I know? Because I bought one. Yes, the brace did help support my...

November 8, 2018

Ok, ok, I know you might be thinking "my parents always told me to sit up straight and now you (enter eye roll)" but posture is so much more than "sitting up straight" When you are in optimal position for YOUR body, your body can function much better from a physiologic...

October 25, 2018

Mediation isn’t just for the spiritual junkies or bendy yogi’s. It doesn’t have to be done in a dim room with candles and the scent of sage. In fact, meditation can be done just about anywhere and is shown to decrease stress, improve personal awareness, aide in anxiety...

October 23, 2018

 

Let's just get this out there: being a mom (a parent at that!) is hard; like new level of exhaustion hard. Yet, we are expected to act like we got it all together. Why? and at what price? 

The expectations set on new mothers can make reaching out to others difficult fo...

October 23, 2018

Mom guilt is real and I would argue that it begins in the early stages of pregnancy. How do we balance our wants/needs with the needs of this growing human both on the inside and on the outside? How do we take advice graciously but within our own boundaries? How do we...

October 19, 2018

Ladies, I have previously written on the importance of breathing to connect to your pelvic floor, but did you also know that you can use breathing techniques to assist with healing for diastasis recti? Yep that’s right and all you need is yourself (and maybe a quiet sp...

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