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Pregnancy Prehab: 3 keys for postpartum recovery before pregnancy

Pregnancy Prehab: training aimed at preventing pregnancy injuries before they occur What if I said you could improve your postpartum recovery by learning a little bit about your body before even getting pregnant? I’m going to tell you a little bit about what I’m terming “pregnancy prehab.” And it starts not with exercises but with …

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Why Healing Diastasis Recti is about More than Core

If you’ve done much reading around the postpartum world, you’ll notice talk about healing Diastasis Recti. But what is Diastasis Recti and why should you care? In simple terms, Diastasis Recti occurs when the tissue that helps maintain the tension between the two sides of the abdominals, called the linea alba, gets overstretched. When this …

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Early Postpartum Recovery: The Essential First Exercise

Intentional, early postpartum recovery can start as soon as day one. It can help get you back to doing the things you love (or need to get done) sooner. But it’s important to start with the basics so you can improve your chance of easier recovery. In fact, this exercise can help you no matter …

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Pelvic floor anatomy and why you should care

Maybe you’ve heard some chatter about pelvic floor anatomy while reading about pregnancy or postpartum and want to know what all the fuss is about. Or maybe you’ve tried to become a kegel-queen but just can’t quite connect to the pelvic floor. Or maybe you’re a bit of a nerd like myself and want to …

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