This is is long overdue! Like six years overdue. :) Every time I run one of my Prenatal Workshops, I get asked what exactly the classes are all about. So instead of answering this question over and over in DMs as I’ve been doing, I’m putting it all here for the curious folks to see.Read More
The 2019 Canadian Guideline for Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy was released in October. Hopefully this new guideline dispels any doubt that exercise during pregnancy is either bad or simply not necessary. On the contrary, exercise during pregnancy is a must. The health benefits for mother and baby are many.Read More
Deep thoughts today. I blame these third trimester hormones. You have been warned.
I should also warn that if you suffered through pregnancy, you could not wait for those nine long months to ennnnnd, or you rejoiced ceremoniously when you gave birth to your final babe, you might want to STOP. Right. Here.
Fact: labour and delivery are synonymous with pain and fear. Every preggo knows this. Especially for a first time mumma, the fear factor is usually pretty strong. And rightfully so - you're venturing into completely unchartered waters. There is no trailer, no dress rehearsal, for labour and delivery. AND society (TV, movies, etc) love to show us how messy/SCARY/painful/intense it is. The fear is real.Read More
Did your booty shrink post-partum? There is no medical term for this condition, but I call it Postnatal Flat Ass Syndrome. It is a real thing, with real scientific backing. Dear mummas, today is all about getting your postnatal booty back, and finding out exactly why it disappeared in the first place.Read More