2 Types of Squats for Birth

2 Types of Squats for Birth When I was pregnant for the first time 16 years ago I knew squatting was a good idea to help with the birth.  Yet I didn't know much about how to best squat for birth.  Years later having worked with pregnant and postpartum women, I've learned a lot I [...]

By | 2018-02-03T20:34:38+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Childbirth, Pelvis, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2 Types of Squats for Birth

Pain with Sex

Sex Doesn't have to be Painful! When you think of having sex, what’s your initial reaction?  Is it one of fun, pleasure, and enjoyment?  For many women it’s not.  In fact it’s down right painful.  Their response is one of fear, pain and simple avoidance.  It’s sad that some women are not interested in ever [...]

By | 2014-01-16T16:04:27+00:00 January 16th, 2014|Childbirth, Pelvic Floor, Women's Sex Issues|Comments Off on Pain with Sex

Valuing Your Body and Instincts During Birth

  Pregnancy can be an overwhelming time for you and your body.  So many changes occur to your body as it swells to unrecognizable shape and proportion.  Then comes the uncertainty of birth.  How is this baby supposed to get out?  Really?  You can read all the books, watch all the videos and attend all [...]

By | 2014-01-10T04:55:23+00:00 January 10th, 2014|Childbirth, Pelvis, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Valuing Your Body and Instincts During Birth

Following your Intuition during Pregnancy

A friend of mine wrote this amazing article that I just had to share with you all, a must read if you are pregnant or in the birth field.  It's all about dealing with fears, learning to ground yourself and access your intuition to manage your pregnancy.  So many tests are done that create fear [...]

By | 2013-04-09T18:46:48+00:00 April 9th, 2013|Childbirth, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Following your Intuition during Pregnancy

Caring for your Belly During Pregnancy-Preventing Diastasis Recti- Part 3

Part 3- Preventing Diastasis Recti in Pregnancy This is the final post in a three part series on how to minimize and protect your abdominal muscles from developing diastasis recti. In the other two posts we talked about how rib thrusting and forward, forceful movements of your belly can contribute to development of diastasis recti.  [...]

By | 2013-03-29T17:00:12+00:00 March 29th, 2013|Abdominals, Childbirth, Diastasis Recti, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Caring for your Belly During Pregnancy-Preventing Diastasis Recti- Part 3