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How Our Modern World Has Changed Birth

The female body is designed to give birth – the shape of our pelvis, we have a uterus, the hormones – but this natural phenomenon is becoming increasingly unnatural with medical interventions, a technology-driven society and the rise...

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We Would Never Poop This Way—Why Do We Give Birth This Way?

This is not a blog about the fear of pooping during birth, but rather a few points designed to make you think and possibly question the way most women give birth.

Think about the following points for a moment:

When you need to...

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Pregnancy Fitness - BE SPECIFIC be specific core exercise fitness hovering postpartum pregnancy principle of specificity Dec 15, 2019

Fitness in pregnancy is key but there is something you absolutely need to keep in mind - be specific. There is a principle in fitness called the Principle of Specificity. It states that the best way to develop physical fitness for your event or activity is to train the body as closely as possible...

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Giving Birth is like Running a Marathon...more like 4 to 6 Marathons! birthing childbirth marathon pregnancy prepare to push stretches for new moms Dec 14, 2019

We've all heard the saying that giving birth is like running a marathon. Really it is like running 4-6 marathons and unfortunately, birth is not looked at like an event that needs to be trained for.  Mind and body need to be prepared for the big day and also for recovery. Pre and postnatal...

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Different Ways to Aid in Low Libido for Women exercise hormone therapy intimacy libido limit stress low libido pelvic health pelvic physical therapy tantra yoga Dec 13, 2019

A decreased libido in women can be a result of various things, and it’s not uncommon for a woman to experience low libido at some point in her life. A low sex drive can be caused by changes in hormones, stress, psychological attributes, relationship issues, and more. However, if you are...

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A Look at Kegel Balls and Other Devices

50 Shades of Grey certainly contributed to a rise in interest in LELO Luna Beads – a version of a pelvic floor exercise device made popular by the racy read.

I am often asked by clients and friends what my thoughts are on vagina weights or kegel...

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The Best Core Exercise For Women Most Woman Are Probably Not Doing core confidence program kegels kegels exercise pelvic floor exercises pregnancy Dec 02, 2019

The best core exercise you’ve never heard of is The Core Breath. The inner core, what I like to call The Core 4, is made up of the pelvic floor, the breathing diaphragm, the transversus abdominis, as well the little muscles along our spine called the multifidus. These 4 partners work in...

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