Pregnancy

Our Best Tips to Pick Up Your Child from the Ground

Does your back hurt when you go to pick up your child from the ground? *Like as much as you love them, you cringe thinking about the pain that’s about to happen!* The reality is, picking things off of the ground is inevitable as a mom. But there are ways you can work to minimize any pain so you can…

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Pregnancy

Things You Won’t Hear From Your OB-GYN

I get it. You want all of your pregnancy questions answered so you can do what’s best for your baby during pregnancy. Quite honestly, it may leave you feeling stuck or a bit overwhelmed. *Believe me, I’ve been there three times over.”  >>But I want to remind you of one thing: only you know what’s best for your baby.<< Whether…

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Pregnancy

How to Nourish Yourself before Pregnancy

A lot of what we teach is prenatal fitness, but how you nourish yourself before pregnancy is just as important. In fact, preparing your body for pregnancy before you conceive may be the most important factor of all. >>Building up your body’s nutrients will help with your energy levels while you’re pregnant.<< That’s something all mamas can benefit from and…

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Pregnancy

Prenatal Fitness Reminders I Share with My Clients

Fitness professionals want to help everyone, but do you want to know a secret? *Come closer…* >>Not all clients can be trained the same way.<< *There, I said it!* In order to train women prenatal fitness, you need to remind them of these things: Lightly connect from the pelvic floor and give your baby a gentle hug from underneath the…

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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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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

How to Naturally Improve Digestion

Mama, do you want to naturally improve your digestion? *I got you.* Naturally improve digestion by calming down the inflammation! This is the simplest way to get your gut moving. It takes pressure and stress off of your body, core, and pelvic floor. Digestion is intertwined with improving deep core function. It’s not something that we initially think has a…

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Pregnancy

Read This When You’re Feeling Tired and Overwhelmed

Some days can seem daunting. Some days the to-do list we created for ourselves seems overwhelming. Some weeks we can’t see the light and don’t know how we’ll make it through the week. Some months we just give up because we don’t have time for it now or we haven’t done it in a while, so why start now? Guess…

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