Nurturing Yourself After Your New Arrival

If you’re pregnant and due soon, it’s hard to imagine life on the other side. With any pregnancy, there are uncertainties. With this pandemic, there are more. What I can say is that once your baby is here, everything will change. You’re already changing now. I’m sure you can sense the mama bear instinct kicking in. To help with the changes, it is important that you nurture your body, create a support system, and truly indulge in this special time in your life.

Postpartum Return to Exercise: Your Very First Workout

Reintroducing exercise after having a baby can be confusing and scary. You’re wondering what’s safe and how it will make you feel. We have a very simple workout that will be appropriate for almost everyone for your first session back at the gym.

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Relief Positions

Symptoms of prolapse often appear at the end of the day after gravity has been pulling down your already vertically-challenged pelvic organs for hours. A prolapse relief position is something you can do at home to lessen the immediate symptom. Relief positions are not a treatment or a cure, but a way to just a find some comfort when you are experiencing organ heaviness or irritation.

Early Postpartum Stretches

Repetitive care-taking tasks can take its toll on the joints. These are our favorite stretches for new mothers who do a lot of sitting, feeding and cuddling.