Natural Remedies

For Women's Health

Is your pelvic floor too tight or too weak.

Let me guess, your doctor told you to practice your Kegels?But have you ever noticed they make your symptoms worse?Think about this for a moment, if your muscles (i.e. your pelvic floor) is too tight, would you want to continue to contract it?The point is...

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5 Home Remedies For The Flu

What if you could decrease your flu symptoms naturally? If you prefer to use natural remedies during the cold and flu season, read on. Influenza, otherwise known as the flu, can be debilitating and cause great suffering for you and your family.  Botanicals and...

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10 Natural Remedies To Reduce Constipation

Have you ever wondered how constipation affects your pelvic floor? Check out this image on the right.  The more pressure you have pushing downward increases the pressure on the muscles below which are your pelvic floor! Furthermore, if you've had surgery, like a...

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5 Questions Answered About Your Pelvic Floor

Imagine never leaking again when you cough, laugh, sneeze, or jump? You see, over four years ago I was at my best friends wedding.  My twins were only a year old and it was the first time I was out enjoying myself.  After no sleep the night before, I was drinking and...

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5 Myths Of Postpartum Exercise Recovery

I didn't do a sit-up for over four years because of my diastasis recti, an abdominal separation due to my twin pregnancy. Confused and sleep deprived, I also drank Guinness to improve my milk supply and paid little attention to my diet for the first year.   But...

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6 Exercises For Diastasis Recti {a.k.a. mummy tummy}

Are you a new momma frustrated by the way your stomach looks? You cringe when someone asks you if you’re expecting?You’ve googled diastasis recti and your pretty sure you have it, but what do you do for it? And more importantly, will it heal?I’m here to...

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Why I added adaptogens when I had postpartum depression

The clock reads 2 am. A baby cries. I startle awake, jack-knifing out of bed to run to the twins bedroom. Exhausted and overwhelmed once again. This time, it’s Eva who needs her pacifier, a quick pat to soothe her back to sleep. I go through the motions, barely awake...

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How To Test For Diastasis Recti + Best Exercises

For over eight months, I avoided touching my core after birthing my twins, Mario and Eva. When I was brave enough to do it, I noticed a 3 finger separation.  I had a diastasis recti, a natural separation that occurs during pregnancy and especially with...

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