Pre & Postnatal

Postpartum Sh*t No One Talks About

Postpartum Body
After having my first son I felt overwhelmed. I knew becoming a mother would be a big transition, but I felt completely unprepared for the first few months. Of course there was extreme exhaustion and lots of poopy diapers, but what I did not expect was my postpartum body. I looked in the mirror and didn’t recognize myself. I felt...
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Pre & Postnatal

3 Tips to Improving Diastasis Recti

DiastasisRectiHealing
At almost 11 weeks postpartum my body is still healing. Two pregnancies in two years was a lot for my body. Yes, I have Diastasis Recti. I did after my first pregnancy too. For some women, their Diastasis Recti heals quickly. For others, like me, it takes more time. Diastasis Recti healing must be a whole body approach. Nothing works in...
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Pre & Postnatal

Returning to Exercise Postpartum: Progressions with Movement

How to Lunge
I remember my first workout after Benji was born. Stepping on that treadmill was exhilarating and humbling all at the same time. I wanted so badly to move my body as I had pre-pregnancy. But the truth was, my body was different. Everything felt different, even the way I walked, stood, and breathed. Returning to movement postpartum looks different for...
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