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Maternal Health Awareness

January 23rd is Maternal Health Awareness Day and we want to share 5 major tips with you as you prepare for pregnancy and birth.  We all have heard the horrors of birth in the United States. We have the highest maternal mortality rate of industrialized countries throughout the world and additionally we as a countryContinue reading “Maternal Health Awareness”

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy- Part 1: what is it and why you need it!

Hello to all! So much has been happening since our last blog post including a logo change and a new office space… what can I say… we’ve been busy! What I have found myself doing so much lately though is having the conversation with others in the community about pelvic health, what issues may beContinue reading “Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy- Part 1: what is it and why you need it!”

Why am I so tired all the time?

Many moms after having a baby complain that they are tired. Not just tired, but exhausted! Many attribute this to fatigue from the birth process and frequent waking at night or getting very little rest because of having a new baby who themselves have an unregulated sleep cycle. All of this can be true, howeverContinue reading “Why am I so tired all the time?”

Resource List For Moms

There are many moms and new moms that are completely unaware that many resources exist that are available to them. Below is a list adapted from the Nurse Family Partnership website: INCOME ASSISTANCE Need Help Paying Bills (Local Assistance Resource)http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html BREASTFEEDING ASSISTANCE La Leche League – Breastfeeding resources, and direct links to local LLL leaders for breastfeedingContinue reading “Resource List For Moms”

The New Baby Shower Gift!

Baby showers are a time to bless a mom. She may or may not be surprised with the event to begin with, but then she is blessed with an abundance of clothes, diapers, wipes and possibly whatever else she had on her registry. While baby showers, have transformed into some of the most “glam” events,Continue reading “The New Baby Shower Gift!”

When Valentine’s might not mean SEXY time!

It’s the season of love- SEXY time!Many will be getting their “swerve” on this Valetine’s day week (yeah to pregnant and post-partum clients) but for many Post-partum moms it’s not that easy. For many, they dread it! ️First off for most women, sex is NOT at the forefront of their mind…their newborn is! ️Secondly, mostContinue reading “When Valentine’s might not mean SEXY time!”

10 tips for moms who have hemorrhoids

Most women when they are pregnant will experience hemorrhoids. After all, they affect at least 10% of women during this time. But what are they???? Hemorrhoids are really no more than swollen veins in the rectum. During pregnancy the pressure of the growing fetus on the pelvis and blood vessels can result in irritation andContinue reading “10 tips for moms who have hemorrhoids”

Marijuana and Chronic Pelvic Pain

Before you jump to conclusions… No,  I am not insisting you get “high”, but you have to admit that the title sounds way catchier than “CBD oil for chronic pelvic pain”. Many people still are unaware of CBD oil, its origins and benefits. Many are still cautious with regards to the use of marijuana productsContinue reading “Marijuana and Chronic Pelvic Pain”

Strengthening your lady parts…

One, Two, Three, Four…. That’s usually the sound of any person counting as they exercise, counting rep by rep… sometimes even with the addition of a little weight. Well did you even know that there is such a thing called a vaginal weight? You heard me… VA-GI-NAL weights! But before you go jumping to AmazonContinue reading “Strengthening your lady parts…”

Hip pain during and after pregnancy

This one is for all my crossfit moms. So you have had your baby and you go back to lifting… but you notice that you are having a pinching pain in your hip… maybe you noticed this prior to lifting, with walking, stairs, air squats etc. Since the pain or discomfort is at the “front”Continue reading “Hip pain during and after pregnancy”