How To Prepare Your Core And Pelvic Floor For Birth
Learn how you can prepare your core for labour and birth with these easy tips.
Can I Exercise With A Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
I got an email a few weeks ago from a mom who what’s to workout. She had been very active in the past and since having a baby less than a year ago, she began running. Her baby was about 4 months old and she figured she was good to go. As she was running, she felt the need to pee and from week to week, it progressively got worse. She start noticing that there was some leakage and decided it was time to get assessed by a pelvic floor physio. She was devastated to find out th
Planning Your Fitness Return Post C-Section?
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
What A New Mom Needs to Know About Diastasis Recti (Aka Ab Separation)
Alright, you’ve had a baby and have discovered that your abs have separated. Yep, I know this feeling and didn’t learn anything about diastasis recti until the day before my second pregnancy, 3.5 years after my first. I like many new moms, wanted to drop the baby weight ASAP!! Only I wasn’t losing it fast enough. You see, my expectation was that because I was fit before and during my pregnancy, I would leave the hospital looking the way I did before pregnancy--nope!!! So,
5 Top Fitness Questions Asked By You
Every once in a 4 years ago, when my son was born, I returned to exercise and didn’t have access to any of the information that I’m going to tell you. I went back to my regular routine without rehabbing or retraining and possibly did myself more harm than good--I say possibly because I didn’t learn about the importance of diastasis recti or pelvic floor dysfunctions back then. I did things differently during and after my second pregnancy. Since starting Mom’s Fitness Boutiqu