PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIO - JUST DO IT! buff muff Jan 13, 2020

Make Your Pelvic Health a Priority!

I recently received an email from a fellow entrepreneur who wanted to book a session with me because she is unhappy with her tummy and she has back pain.

She wrote:

I've been wearing my wrap lately b/c my belly is out of control.  Baby weight...

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THE KEY(S) TO GREAT SEX AFTER BABY Jan 11, 2020

Four Guidelines for Sex After Baby

Having sex for the first time after having a baby is a bit like, well, having sex for the very first time ever!  What will it feel like?  Will it hurt? Will my partner enjoy it? 

After babe, having sex for the first time comes with a whole new...

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HOW DADS CAN BEST SUPPORT NEW MOMS Jan 10, 2020

Some Advice for New Dads

Bringing home a new baby can be overwhelming for parents and in particular for dads, who are unsure of how to care for their new child and how to best support their partner. 

Most are sure they want to bond, and to help, but are unsure of exactly how. They can be...

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PRENATAL EXERCISE - HEART HEALTHY TIPS FOR SAFE EXERCISE WHILE PREGNANT birth prepararation pelvic exercise prenatal Jan 09, 2020

How to Exercise While Pregnant

Everyone knows the benefits of exercise. Pregnancy is a time when exercise is key, not only for mom but for the benefit of babe too! 

How Exercise Benefits Your Baby

An exercise physiologist named Linda May looked at the benefits of exercise on the fetuses of...

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SPOTLIGHT ON PFILATES - NOPE, NOT A TYPO Jan 08, 2020

Pelvic Floor Pilates

Pfilates (no, that is not a typo) is a great program to help train your pelvic floor. When you add in core breathing, you have a fantastic way to improve and maintain a stronger pelvic floor for life.

We want our pelvic floor to be functional during times of rest...

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ONE WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE are pelvic floor exercises safe during pregnancy? birth prepararation kegels and pregnancy Jan 07, 2020

Some Thoughts From a Past Client

This week I am sharing some thoughts from a past client, so that you might see how pelvic health programs can really help empower women.

I met Rebekah about two years ago through Coaching Discovery Call. She is now pregnant with her second child and I recently...

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INCONTINENCE IN CROSSFIT core confidence exercises for incontinence Jan 06, 2020

Incontinence in CrossFit is a thing....a BIG thing and while there are things I really like about CrossFit, the acceptance of leaking urine as 'normal' or 'part of being the fittest woman on the planet' just doesn't sit well with me. 

I first heard about CrossFit over 10 years ago...

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WHY I LOVE MIDWIVES Jan 05, 2020

Consider Including a Midwife on Your Birth Team

The benefits of midwives are numerous, from a reduction in episiotomies and use of interventions to a reduction in epidurals. The care they provide truly supports the normal process of birth.  

I believe midwives play a huge role in...

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WHY A DOULA SHOULD BE PART OF YOUR BIRTH TEAM benefits birth doula Jan 04, 2020

Why I Love Doulas

In my last post about midwives I spoke of a birth team. A doula is an integral part of that birth team both prenatally, during your birth and as you transition to motherhood.

I did not have a Doula at my births (close to 10 years ago now!) because I didn’t know...

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C-SECTION RECOVERY - HELPFUL TIPS TO OPTIMIZE HEALING c section recovery light exercise no mommy bootcamps Jan 03, 2020

Healing After a Cesarean

Cesarean births can be planned, which gives Mom time to prepare in advance for the procedure, and for the recovery. But in many cases C-sections happen unexpectedly, leaving many women feeling surprised and overwhelmed.

To make matters worse, little – if any...

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