Postpartum Health

16 Herbs Every Breastfeeding Mom Should Know About

16 Herbs Every Breastfeeding Mom Should Know About

It's frustrating to begin and continue breastfeeding for the suggested six months to a year. Thrush Cracked nipples Too much milk Too little milk Wouldn't it be great if breastfeeding was easier? We know it is the best food for our child and the benefits extend to the...

Warning! Are you experiencing pain from your C-section?

Warning! Are you experiencing pain from your C-section?

Let me guess.  You thought a C-section would be easier on your body, right? Have you ever noticed pain in your groin, inner thighs or with sex? It may be because of your scar tissue. The scar tissue formed from C-sections, episiotomies, surgeries, and perineal tearing...

10 Things I would have done differently postpartum

10 Things I would have done differently postpartum

I cried when we left the hospital. I was so afraid to go home with two babies and get back to real life where I had to cook, clean and care for two little ones. I was right to be afraid. Our postpartum time was filled with so much chaos, crying and sleep deprivation....

6 Ways To Fix Diastasis Recti

6 Ways To Fix Diastasis Recti

I pulled up my shirt and peeked in the mirror. Twelve months after birthing twins, I still looked three months pregnant. My six-week postpartum visit with the doctor had not been reassuring. I came in worried about the pressure in my pelvic floor and expanding belly,...

Incontinence: How to fix it with exercise.

Incontinence: How to fix it with exercise.

It's frustrating, I know. The Icon suggests 1 in 3 women experience incontinence. From spring chickens to silver foxes. Incontinence is a devastating occurrence happening to women all over the world.  Often, you deal with it silently, suffering alone not knowing there...

How The 4R Approach Helped Me Heal & Allowed Me To Eat Gluten Again

How The 4R Approach Helped Me Heal & Allowed Me To Eat Gluten Again

As I sat down for lunch with my very hungry five-year-old twins, I noticed they accidentally put mayo on my son's turkey sandwich.  I thought, "he is not going to eat this." I kindly asked them to make another sandwich and I enjoyed the turkey sandwich with mayo on...

Is your pelvic floor too tight or too weak.

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 if you've...

10 Natural Remedies To Reduce Constipation

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...

How I Healed My Abdominal Separation {a.k.a. diastasis recti}

How I Healed My Abdominal Separation {a.k.a. diastasis recti}

It's frustrating to still look pregnant after having kids, isn't it? What if you could be stronger AFTER having children? Picture this.. little to no back pain, your stomach doesn't stick out and you don't have any bloating. That's a crazy thought, isn't it? The point...

Best exercises for your body after pregnancy.
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