I woke up this morning feeling tired, nothing out of the norm--little feet kicking me in the back and I spent most of the night on the very edge of my bed. To think, this is exactly what I wanted! I’m grateful for the life that I have. It’s been a long road but being called “Mom” by 2 tiny humans that I proudly call my children has had the biggest impact on me. You may have heard my story before so I’ll keep this short. After the birth of my son, almost 5 years ago, I had
When planning your fitness return, the nature of your birth is important to consider. Many new moms are excited to get back to the activities they love and eager to lose the weight that they put on during pregnancy. It’s perfectly normal to feel this way when you’re embarking an this incredible journey but this is where I suggest you ease into your fitness routine because having a C-Section is pretty major and the recovery process takes much longer than an uncomplicated vag
Our postpartum culture is quite interesting. Women have babies and suddenly, they're expected to bounce right back. Did you know that in the Chinese culture, women don’t get out of bed for 40 days? These women are being taken care of and being cooked for as she gets the rest her body needs. Her only job is to nurse and cuddle with her baby. We live in a fast paced world where if we’re not out and about within days after baby is born, we feel like we need to be doing more.