Preparing the Pelvis for Labor and Delivery

Preparing the Pelvis for Labor and Delivery

Many women don’t realize until they are in labor that it is quite an athletic feat. In the movies, it is portrayed as a simple test of willpower and tolerance to pain. But in reality, any women that has gone through it can attest that childbirth is actually quite a...
Pregnancy-Related Pelvic Girdle Pain

Pregnancy-Related Pelvic Girdle Pain

There are many aches and pains that may surface during pregnancy. And, while fleeting pains can occur as a warning signal from your body that you may be overdoing it, pain that limits your sleep or function is not normal. Let me repeat. It is NOT NORMAL to have pelvic...
Top 10 Travel Essentials for Pregnancy

Top 10 Travel Essentials for Pregnancy

Traveling while pregnant can be very intimidating. Where is the closest bathroom for when the little one decides to kick me in the bladder? Will I actually blow up like a puffy balloon from sitting on an airplane for too long? How many people can I accidentally hit...
My Body Will Never Be The Same – Stretch Marks

My Body Will Never Be The Same – Stretch Marks

My body will never be the same. It is an obvious reality that has taken me some time to appreciate fully. I realize it in unique ways nearly every day now. Today, it was because I noticed that the stretch marks (the same that I referenced here upon their arrival) are...
Prenatal Fitness – Why I Work Out

Prenatal Fitness – Why I Work Out

For the most part, I have loved my pregnancy journey. I have committed to doing at least a 30-minute workout each day and tracking my progress to try to gain weight slowly and in a healthy fashion. After all, prenatal fitness is a huge indicator of health of the baby....