Postpartum

Benefits of Exercise for Breastfeeding Moms There are many benefits of exercise for breastfeeding moms. It's good for your circulation, muscles, strength, and even your mood. Here are some of the ways working out benefits breastfeeding moms: It improves overall health and well-being. Your body release endorphins, those feel-good hormones that help chase away the baby blues, boost your mood, and…
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September 22.2020
Diastasis Recti is commonly defined as abdominal separation. It is known to occur in pregnant and postpartum women, but also in newborn babies, and even gut-busting men. Despite its often-ambiguous implications, diastasis recti is the hottest new topic in pre and postnatal fitness today. But is it an aesthetic issue, or a serious core-debilitating problem? Does it warrant closing via…
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July 02.2020
Scars are remarkable, as they provide a stability to an area of the body that needs it. However, this part of the body could benefit from some gentle massage, or scar care. Adhesions form beneath the surface and act like glue, making the layers of muscle and skin difficult to move. Scar care helps to mobilize and increase blood flow…
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December 23.2019
Prolapse is a displacement of your pelvic organs down into the vaginal vault from their original position. A cystocele is when the bladder is out of place, a rectocele is when the rectum bulges out into the vaginal space, and uterine prolapse is when the uterus falls down. You don’t really know which organ is prolapsing until you insert your…
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December 23.2019
To splint or not to splint that’s the question ? I recommend splinting first 3-4 weeks immediate postpartum because it helps to bring everything together. But NOT ALL SEPARATIONS NEED TO BE SPLINTED! I prefer to avoid using a splint if the separation is less than 3 fingers and medium to shallow linea alba connective tissue between the recti muscles.…
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December 23.2019