Position Yourself for the Best Birth Possible best birth possible child kegels exercise pelvic floor pregnancy tips for doing kegel exercise Dec 31, 2019

Birthing Tips to Help Your Baby Out

During birth, your body and your baby are working together to facilitate a smooth transition into the world. Unfortunately, a lot of the lifestyle choices we make and the birth practices we pursue are actually making things a lot harder for...

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What is "THE CORE"??? birth diaphragm inner core kegels are a core exercise multifidus pelvic floor postpartum pregnancy the core four Dec 30, 2019

The Components of the Inner Core

Your core is probably the most impacted part of your body in pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Yet, it gets little to no attention.  Most people think of the core as being the six-pack and the low back; they are correct, to an extent, but let’s look a...

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Kegel Your Way to a Stronger Core 28 day kegek challenge core exercise kegel & pelvic floor kegels stronger core the core breath transversus abdominus Dec 29, 2019

Did you know you can kegel your way to a stronger core?  The pelvic floor is the foundation of the core and it needs exercise just like any other muscle in your body. Working the core from the inside out will build a stronger foundation to allow for progressively challenging...

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The One Exercise for Every Pregnant Woman be gentle on your body exercise low impact pelvic floor pregnancy exercises pregnant woman walking Dec 28, 2019

Why Walking is the Ultimate Pregnancy Exercise

If I was to pick one exercise that I think every pregnant woman should do it would be... drum roll please…

Walking!!!  “Walking,” you say in disbelief?  You were expecting something more elaborate, right?  Truth is,...

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Prepare Your Body for Conception conception core breath fitness for fertility prepare to push resistance training women's pelvic health Dec 27, 2019

Fitness for Fertility

Fertility continues to be a growing area of interest in issues of reproductive health. Thankfully, there continues to be an increasing number of health professionals with knowledge, awareness and services aimed at assisting those facing fertility challenges.

An alternative...

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The Right Way to exercise after Pregnancy - SAY NO to Mommy Bootcamp after pregnancy core breathe exercise pelvic floor restore the core say no to bootcamp Dec 26, 2019

High-Intensity Workouts Get You Nowhere When Your Core is Compromised

I’m often asked to identify the best way to get back in shape after having a baby. People often baulk at what I say, and then go on to join the first mommy bootcamp they can find.

Most come back to me with their...

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What's the Deal with Diastasis Recti? - Part 1 abdominals connective tissue core exercise diastasis recti exercises kegel & pelvic floor linea alba pregnancy Dec 25, 2019

Understanding Diastasis

I recall when I was first pregnant; I bought The Pregnancy Bible and read it diligently every day to see what was happening to me and my babe.

About three-quarters of the way through the book there was a tiny paragraph about diastasis recti that described it as...

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What's the Deal with Diastasis Recti? - Part 2 - How To Heal It alignment breathing closing the gap coordination core function diastasis recti how to heal prenatal programs prevention during pregnancy strategies Dec 24, 2019

A Prescription for Diastasis Recti

In my last blog, I talked about what diastasis recti is Part 1. Though much more research is needed in order to fully understand it, we do have some information that can help point us toward healing strategies.

Here I share with you my strategies for helping...

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The EPI-NO: For a Better Birth with Less Pushing childbirth epi-no incontinence organ prolapse pelvic floor pelvic floor muscles perineum Dec 23, 2019

Why I Highly Recommend the EPI-NO 

Over the centuries, different cultures have used creative methods to help lessen the pain of labour or ease delivery.

In Africa, for instance, women use gourds of increasing size to help stretch the perineum in preparation for birth in order to reduce the...

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What you need to know about Pelvic Organ Prolapse 28 day buff muff challenge childbirth hypopressive method neutral pelvis pelvic floor physiotherapist pelvic organ prolapse pregnancy Dec 22, 2019

When you give birth you are expecting a baby to come out, and then the placenta. Not many moms are expecting their bladder or uterus to come out (pelvic organ prolapse) – most don’t even know this is possible.

Pregnancy and childbirth are risk factors for a condition known as pelvic...

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