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Self-Doubt

Self-doubt is one of those things everyone at some point struggles with. As a chiropractor specializing in women’s health and interacting with pregnant and postpartum clients, it becomes even more apparent. I recently had a mom who was at the mid-point in her pregnancy tell me that she was starting …

Empowerment through the Eye Roll

Despite its title, this post is not about negativity. It’s about your power, your intuition, your innate abilities.   I am currently in my third trimester of my first pregnancy, and I’ve learned more in the past 7 months than I ever thought possible – about my body, my mind, …

Prenatal & Postpartum Recommendations for CF Games 17.1

BIRTHFIT Pregnancy and Postpartum Recommendations for CrossFit Open 17.1 It’s every sadist’s favorite time of year—Open Season!  And if you happen to be a pregnant or postpartum sadist, then you are doubly in luck!  BIRTHFIT has compiled versions of 17.1 for each trimester including the immediate postpartum, or 4th trimester. …

It’s Not You; It’s Me.

    Dear ___________________, We need to talk.  It’s not you, it’s me.  I mean that.  You’ve been doing the same thing this whole time, but I’ve changed.  My goals have changed.  So I need to find someone new: someone who not only understands me and my goals and takes …

Anxious in the Second Trimester

  OMG, I feel like I should be doing something right now. Is anyone else getting that feeling in their second trimester?!   Ok, not exactly like training or exercise or household things, but as I cruise through this second trimester (which, for those of you that remember, it’s an …

Dr. Jamie of BIRTHFIT Dallas Discusses Chiropractic Care in Preconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijejBMJK4e8   Dr. Jamie offers chiropractic care in Dallas, TX. Dr. Jamie also runs BIRTHFIT Dallas, which plays hosts to The BIRTHFIT Prenatal Series and The BIRTHFIT Postpartum Series (Coach Erin leads and is fabulous). To search for her or another affiliate please visit the links below.  http://www.birthfit.com/2014/07/08/meet-birthfit-regional-director-dr-jamie-wuistinger-dc/   http://www.birthfit.com/services/find-an-affiliate/

The Role of Relaxin

Relaxin is a hormone produced by the ovaries and placenta. In males it is produced in the prostate and is present in the semen. Relaxin is thought to have a role in sperm motility, fertilization, implantation, uterine growth, and even facilitating labor. During pregnancy, relaxin is at its highest levels …

Pregnant? Postpartum? What’s the Next Best Step?

A BIRTHFIT Consultation!!!   I could not be more excited to tell you that we offer remote consultations. These consultations are with some of the best in their field, and they just so happen to be mothers and BIRTHFIT leaders. We are now offering consultations with each of the women …

BIRTHFIT Online Coaching for the Pregnant Athlete

The women of BIRTHFIT live and breathe the power of community. We want you to experience that power through our online community. As you complete each workout, share your experience, your time, your feelings, your frustration, whatever you feel led to share. Give support to one another. Let’s become BIRTHFIT …

Los Angeles: The BIRTHFIT Prenatal Series June 2016

The BIRTHFIT Prenatal Series!  This is a short and sweet birth education series. The class meets on Saturdays at 9:30am until 12:30pm. The next class starts Saturday, June 4th in West Los Angeles and the last class is Saturday, June 25th. This class will guide you and your partner into …