Pregnancy

What Affects Tearing in Birth?

What Affects Tearing in Birth? I’ve talked about push prep (super in-depth in my KnockedUp Fitness Program) and how to prepare for an easier birth, but today I wanted to talk about what actually affects tearing in birth.  There are 3 things I want to cover that I have found are really critical when it comes to having a positive…

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Pregnancy

The Secret to an Easier Birth

Every mama wants to have an easy birth and delivery. *Who can blame them?!* >>The secret to an easier birth actually isn’t much of a secret at all… Are you ready for it? Breath.<< But first, here’s what makes it hard: Feeling the pressure to get your baby out as quick as possible Worrying that something could go wrong Stressed…

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Pregnancy

3 Tips for Testing for Diastasis Recti

I was recently answering questions in my Instagram DMs when Jennifer asked: “What should I be looking for when testing for diastasis recti?” This was a question I had heard before…There are always postpartum women asking me similar questions: How can I test diastasis recti at home? And If I have diastasis recti, do I need to have surgery? >>Here’s my…

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