What is a dilator?

If you’re like many of my patients, your pelvic floor may be a new territory.    The pelvic floor serves key functions, but until it acts up, you may not pay too close attention. That is why I’m committed to educating and making you aware of symptoms we don’t normally talk about.  On the table […]

5 Ways to Avoid Prolapse during Birth and Postpartum

Over a quarter of women develop prolapse during childbirth and postpartum. That’s almost 1 in every three women living with discomfort, maybe pain, and a sign your pelvic floor needs attention. Prolapse can develop during pregnancy when extra weight adds pressure to the pelvic area, during childbirth (noticeably more in traumatic labor or when you’ve […]

25 Raw and Real Affirmations for Moms

Being a parent is not always easy. Can I get an amen? When I heard the saying, “Your heart forever walking around outside of you” in reference to parenthood it sounded the alarm. My children are the center of my world, but they have needs, so do I, and so does our home.  That’s why I […]

5 Easy Mommy and Me Core Exercises

Working out again after delivering a baby isn’t so simple. Ask any new mom. Your body has undergone major changes, and sleep in the first few years is known as a “work in progress” for most.   Worst of all, finding time for you seems to fall by the wayside.  How do I know? I […]

Profiling Diastasis Recti – How to treat it, and how to prevent it!

No one needs to tell you that your belly will stretch and grow with pregnancy. That’s an obvious fact. What you may wonder is why some women recover differently than others- especially in their stomach region.  While some mothers return to their pre-baby shape, other’s develop stomachs that appear loose, maybe bulging, or like their […]

5 Postpartum Symptoms Every Expectant Mother Should Prepare For

You expected the precious gift of baby, but not all the post-birth changes to your body are so-called “gifts”. Good news first- some of these changes won’t stick around forever! Bad news- some will hang on like a fly at a barbeque. It is important to understand the A to Z of the most common […]

3 Simple Breathing Exercises to do Today for your Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are natural reactions to living. Read that again! Our body is wired to protect us and keep us safe.  When we anticipate real or perceived threats to our safety- emotional, mental or physical- we call on our fight, flight, or freeze responses. This is common and natural, and a pertinent function of […]

Maternal Mental Health Disorder: My Story

  Becoming a mother is a mixture of uncertainty, preparation and joy.  When I was expecting my first son in 2011, I was so excited about the prospect of starting a family, but I was overwhelmed and underprepared for the postpartum season of my life.  My delivery was pretty smooth.  It was a vaginal delivery […]

Pregnancy and Postpartum

Learn how to :​ Ease labor pain through breath and movement Decrease risk and complications with labor and delivery Decrease risk of pain throughout pregnancy by preparing your body and mind for this journey Exercise safely during pregnancy with focus on pelvic floor and breath awareness techniques Recover postpartum with ease and support