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Cervical Health Through Awareness

January has been designated as Cervical Health Awareness Month by the United States Congress.  In the United States alone, nearly 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. The disease is preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening (Pap and HPV tests) per the National Cervical Cancer Coalition. While screening is important, I’d like to share information about your cervix and help you understand how you can help it out. Your Cervix During Labor The cervix is an amazing [...]

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3 Causes Of Low Back Pain After Birth

Having a baby creates incredible changes in your body. Fortunately, it is very resilient and can recover from the excessive strains pregnancy and labor puts on your body. However, sometimes there are impacts from birth that can lead to the development of low back pain after birth. These impacts can create lasting changes in your body that need special attention to recover. While there are a ton of things that can cause pain in the low back area, I [...]

THANKSGIVING ALL YEAR LONG?  Let’s make it a thing!

I love November because of Thanksgiving. What other holiday allows you to be grateful and enjoy a bunch of good food with hopefully some good family and friends around the table? Thanksgiving needs to be a holiday all year long.  No, not all the pigging out and eating till your stuffed part of it, but the gratitude part of it.  Gratitude is one of the most powerful ways to shift your life experiences. If you are not enjoying your [...]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I have breast cancer in my family.  My mom had it for 30+ years and it eventually took her from us in 2016.  My sister was diagnosed in 2012.  (Yes I just had my mammogram done this year, so I’m staying on top of it! Thanks for your concern! :-))  The interesting piece to this is back in 2012 I had my first thermography done and you have to do a 90-day second picture for your baseline after your [...]

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Stress and Your Body, Breath, and Psoas Muscles

Let’s face it, caring for a newborn is stressful.   Raising children can be stressful too.  Ok, life, in general, can just be very stressful.  I feel the first two years of caring for a baby is the most stressful time.  You may disagree and say it all is, but I feel most moms are in survival mode for those first two years.  Then you usually add another baby to the mix and it’s another two years of stress. Since [...]

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Diastasis Recti, What’s Really Important?

I am so thrilled to see the explosion of information on Diastasis Recti (DR) on the internet. When I started working with postpartum women 11 years ago, there was a minuscule amount of material on the subject. While this swing in available information is great, I think it’s also making some people paranoid to move and not sure what to do!    So, what is really important when it comes to DR?   In this post, we’re going to take [...]

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