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

Getting Pregnant With PCOS: Belinda McCall Tells All

Are you ever overwhelmed with your PCOS symptoms? >>Today, my guest is Belinda McCall, founder of WomanBeeWell magazine, and she’s about to share with you her story on getting diagnosed with PCOS and trying to conceive.<< Belinda has been helping women find their own version of wellness through her blog, digital magazine, and online programs. And in this episode, she’s going…

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Pregnancy

How to Minimize Tearing during Childbirth

Have you been wondering how you can minimize tearing during childbirth? Maybe you’re looking up labor positions, or maybe you’re asking your girlfriends for advice but you are still wanting to do what it takes to prevent or minimize vaginal tearing. *Believe me, I’ve been there, too.*  Since I started working with prenatal women almost 20 years ago, I have…

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Pregnancy

Safe Exercises for Your Third Trimester

Staying active during pregnancy has numerous benefits for you and your baby. In fact, it’s never too late to begin a movement practice while you’re pregnant. >>Your third trimester is when you should be preparing your body for birth and recovery postpartum.<< There are many ways you can connect with your pelvic floor while also strengthening your deep core. *That’s…

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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

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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