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Womens Health

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Diastasis Recti: What You Need To Know

Every 6 weeks or so I have the privilege of meeting a group of new moms inside AMC's Postnatal Recovery class. These new—1st, 2nd, 3rd time— moms come to class with a list of questions about their postpartum bodies. The most common question I get asked is about an abdominal wall separation, also known as diastasis recti. This blog is…
October 22, 2019
PostnatalPrenatalWomens Health

What You Should Know About Postpartum Pain & Childbirth Injuries

A new, nine-week postpartum client expressed to me that she feels heaviness in her pelvis. She already had her six week follow-up visit—receiving permission to resume all regular activities and exercise—and her obstetrician said her discomfort was 'normal' and to give her body time to heal. Sounds counterproductive right? She assumed this is typical postpartum discomfort, that's what the doctor said...and…
January 20, 2019
PostnatalWomens Health

Mom’s New Postpartum Body: From the Baby Blues to Kegel’s, A Few of My Favorite FAQ’s

A woman’s body is capable of doing amazing things—for example, creating human life! As a personal trainer who works with new and expecting moms, I believe it’s important for moms to understand how and why her body is changing after giving birth, and how the right exercises and professional assistance can help. I've fielded a lot of questions about how…
October 30, 2018