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3 Quick Exercises to Tighten Your Post Pregnancy Belly

It can feel so hard to lose the baby weight and flatten your stomach after pregnancy. You’re trying to lose weight but of course, it’s coming off everywhere but your tummy. Your core feels extra weak and all you want is to start feeling like your strong self again.  You keep hearing about performing crunches…

5 Stretches to Relieve Breastfeeding Back Pain

I almost quit breastfeeding my daughter because my back was hurting all the time. Trying to get into a comfortable position on the couch or in bed at 2 am was so difficult and no position was easing my discomfort. I thought my back was pretty strong but it definitely wasn’t used to holding a…

4 Exercises to Heal Low Back Pain Postpartum

Once you had your baby, you thought the lower back pain would get better, but instead, it feels worse. Leaning over to change a diaper, doing the dishes, or trying to sleep on your stomach is leaving you with a throbbing backache. I get it; after two babies in two years, my back was fragile…

How to Check For Diastasis Recti Postpartum

Our bodies naturally stretch to accommodate our growing babies inside of us during pregnancy. With the growth of our bellies also comes a separation of the abdominal muscles creating what is known as diastasis recti (DR). Once your bundle of joy is born, sometimes you need to work to help the muscles become connected again…

Free at Home Pregnancy Workout Plan

Did you just find out you’re pregnant and curious about what modifications you need to exercise while pregnant? Or maybe you’re out of shape and want to be healthy for yourself and your little one. First, congratulations, mama; creating a family is so exciting! Working out while pregnant doesn’t have to be drastically different from…

How to Help SI Joint Pain During Pregnancy

Our bodies go through a multitude of changes throughout pregnancy and sometimes, that can lead to aches and pains. It may be hard to figure out where the pain is stemming from and how to fix it. If you are having some discomfort in your hips/buttocks, it may be from your sacroiliac (SI) joint. Here…

Importance of Good Nutrition in Pregnancy

Trying to conceive or already pregnant and looking to learn what nutritious foods are suggested for a growing baby? While you won’t need to live off salads and smoothies, there are some foods containing ingredients that are more beneficial for growth than others. We will talk about what vitamins are essential, where to find them,…

My Home Birth Story

When I decided to have a homebirth, I knew people thought I was absolutely crazy. And sometimes, I thought I was too! But to my surprise, having my baby at home and birth itself was much easier than I conjured up in my head. I have heard my fair share of horror birth stories and…

How To Make Homemade Baby Formula

Have you tried everything to breastfeed your child and finally decided to switch over to formula but want something more fortified than the average store-bought formula? While fed is always best, not all baby formulas are created equal. So I wanted to share my recipe for baby formula that was fortified with nutrients needed for…

Postpartum Core Strengthening Exercises For New Moms

The effects of pregnancy on the body can have you looking in the mirror at someone new. Your whole body has changed to accommodate this new bundle of joy, but it also feels like it took your identity. Incorporating core strengthening exercises postpartum can help you shrink your stomach and avoid the mommy pooch so…