Pregnancy

Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Without Kegels

I’m going to tell you something a liiittle controversial, but I’m going to speak up because it needs to be talked about in women’s health. >>Kegels are not an effective way to strengthen your pelvic floor.<< Now, I know that that’s a different take than what you’ve been taught in the past, so let me explain. From what I’ve learned…

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Pregnancy

5 Tips for Staying Active During Pregnancy

Can I make a confession? I love inspiring women to stay active during pregnancy! >>Not only does staying active help you create a healthy lifestyle, but it also prepares you for birth and recovery postpartum.<< Now that I have been working with prenatal women for almost 20 years, I have a few tips that will set your movement practice up for…

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Pregnancy

Pelvic Floor Strengthening Exercise

Did you know that the pelvic floor is the key to healing your body postpartum? >>The pelvic floor is involved in everything you do!<< Although you might think you’re strengthening your pelvic floor by doing Kegels, your pelvic floor is much bigger than the small area Kegels address. Below is a breakdown of a pelvic floor strengthening exercise regardless of…

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Pregnancy

A Look at Hormones before, during, and after Pregnancy

Are you worried about your hormones during pregnancy and navigating them through early postpartum? I have great news Mama: There is so much you can for your hormones during pregnancy, while you’re preparing for pregnancy, or if you’ve already had a baby! Because you can always work towards bettering your health and creating healthy lifestyle habits. Today’s Core Connections podcast episode…

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Relationship

31 Relationship Habits That You Think Are Loving, but Are Actually Dangerous

RD.COM Advice Relationships View as slideshow Although these practices are heavily romanticized in society, they just might be poisoning your relationship. Take heed of these tips from top relationship experts. Making your partner your ultimate priority Liudmyla Boieva/Shutterstock “Making a partner your first priority before yourself is a ‘spiritual don’t’ because the secret to life […]