What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Your pelvic floor is a busy set of muscles acting like a hammock for your bowel, bladder and uterus. With control and coordination the pelvic floor manages the flow of urine, bowel movements, and assists in birth and intercourse. But, the pelvic floor can experience looseness, weakness and dysfunction. When this occurs you may have […]

10 Exercises to help with Sciatic Nerve Pain

“A sharp shooting pain cascading from your hips down your legs.” “Horribly uncomfortable pinching pain that keeps getting worse!” “Mind-numbing pain in my behind.” “Stabbing infrequent pain.” Present in your back, glutes, or down the sides of your legs, sciatic pain greets most pregnant women in their third trimester. For some, it visits much earlier.  […]

Birthing Partner 101: 9 Childbirth Tips for Dad

Future parents preparing for birth of a baby

There’s not one simple secret to an easy labor and delivery, but being surrounded by support is a key ingredient to helping a woman have her most joyful birth experience. In order to endure labor with ease, a woman has to be able to connect her mind and body, which makes a good support system […]

3 Moves to Make Room for Baby – 3rd Trimester Edition

Maternity Mommy

Expectant moms often come to me with the goal of a vaginal birth.  They want to avoid a c-section and deliver “naturally”. If you share this goal, know it’s a common and normal desire. There are many reasons why this is a goal for so many expectant mothers.  Vaginal births tend to be the safest; […]

5 Easy Exercises to do Everyday When You’re Expecting

There’s a lot to prepare when you’re expecting. Sleep sacks, bassinets, and pediatricians may all be on your mind for your new baby. You may even be conducting Instagram polls for recommendations to get prepared for your new baby’s arrival. But, please don’t forget the one factor moms tell me they wish they would have […]

Six Thing You Can Do 2-4 Weeks Postpartum for a Healthy Recovery

Expecting mothers

The first weeks postpartum are the A to Z of emotions and adjustment. Sitz baths, breastfeeding successes and challenges, and the slow, yet fast, moving days are all part of managing your baby’s acclimation into the world.  Here’s your gentle reminder that YOU too are recovering. Birth takes a major toll on your body!  Though your pelvic […]