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Four Month Sleep Regression

Four Month Sleep Regression

Just when you thought you were in a groove of parenting, your baby stops sleeping for what seems like no reason. As you lie awake with them in the middle of the night, you realize they’ve hit the dreaded “four month sleep regression” – now what?   The most important, …

My Baby Wants to Snuggle and Hates Being Put Down

HELP! My Baby Wants to Snuggle and Hates Being Put Down

Originally posted on drlaurenkeller.com   While pregnant, you probably read every article on the internet on all the gadgets and goodies you need once the baby arrives to make sure you have a baby registry that set you up for success. The best crib, bassinet, or co-sleeper? Check. The best …

Links We Love

Links We Love: Linking to Evidenced Based Research and Awesome Sites

At BIRTHFIT we believe resources that give up to date, unbiased, and inclusive information are the best. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of favorite sites and resources for your reference.  This list is broken down into each pillar so that you can see how BIRTHFIT can support you in …

Obstacles to Exercising While Breastfeeding*

*Although it is possible to breastfeed while exercising (baby-weighted lunges are killer!), this post is in reference to exercising in general while being a lactating mama.   As a birth-world-movement that includes “Fitness” as one of our Four Pillars, we often meet women who believe they cannot, or worse, should …

How to Select the Best Baby Carrier for You and Your Family

You’ve done your research and you know that you are going to wear your baby once she comes earthside. (Click HERE to remind yourself why babywearing is so beneficial for you both!) Now you’re down to the sticky task of picking one out. Which baby carrier is best? A few …

I just had a baby. (Slowing Down Time Postpartum)

I’m not Einstein, but I can tell you that time is relative.  When first introduced to the theory of relativity, it seems a bit complex and nuanced, but it actually is applicable to everyday life, especially for the postpartum time period. Ask almost any parent with children over age 10 …

BIRTHFIT Testimonial: Laura D from Atlanta, Georgia

Ties that Bind

  There’s a family myth that my Grandfather skied down a Swiss mountain with my Mom, who was a toddler, strapped to his back. That was back in the ’50’s – experts nowadays would NOT recommend skiing down a Swiss mountain with a baby on your back. But as with …

12 Ways to Live BIRTHFIT

Fitness: Move daily: Movement is life. Find an activity that motivates you. Find your “why” and set your plan and your goals. If you need a coach, get one. If you need a buddy to help you stay accountable, get one of those, too. Thirty minutes of movement a day …

Postpartum Belly Patience

    When you look at this picture, what do you see first? A really good looking guy, a really cute little dude, a bright orange wrap, a happy mom, a head full of hair on that squishy little one, husband-and-wife-matching sandals? Probably one of those things caught your eye …