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Finding a Prenatal Chiropractor to Support You

In just nine months, a woman carries and provides for the creation of new life. The most complex system on the planet is formed without any help from the outside world. Constantly changing from the moment of conception, a woman’s body can be supported by gentle chiropractic adjustments to better …

BIRTHFIT Podcast Featuring Henci Goer

  [0:00:00]   Lindsey: All right, guys! Thanks to our sponsors, Original Nutritionals. Our friends at Original are on a mission with us to walk the walk when it comes to human betterment.   They’ve created a brand founded on pure basic essential supplements that have ingredient labels you can …

Natural Induction Method: Acupuncture

  While babies arrive when they are ready (and first time moms on average birth at 41 weeks and 1 day), giving them a little nudge is worth a shot, especially if your goal is to avoid a hospital induction, you are getting pressure from your care provider, or you …

5 Steps for Creating a Tranquil Birth Environment

5 Steps for Creating a Tranquil Birth Environment (As originally published on Your One Birth 01/02/17) Imagine you go to a spa for relaxation and all the lights are on, the music is booming, people are talking loudly, the air is a bit chilly, and you’re not given privacy while …

Postpartum: The Gift of Rebuilding

  I was an in-season, Division 1 pole vaulter when I found out I was pregnant.  People told me my Olympic dreams were over.  They said your body will never be the same after birth. You blew your chance. As a young, misinformed mother, I rushed through that first postpartum …

The Open Wound You Cannot See

As someone who has practiced sports medicine for several years,I have seen my fair share of sprained ankles, dislocated shoulders, and ruptured ACLs. And one thing is for sure, no matter how those sprains occurred or the degree of stress placed on the tissue, I know how to get them …

Q: How Soon Should I Wait Before Training Again After Having a Baby?

Q: How soon should I wait before training again after having a baby? A: As long as your body and baby need.  (This is not a cop-out answer; keep reading!) There are many cultures around the world that respect the period known as LYING IN. This is the rest period …

Have you suffered from DECISION FATIGUE?

Decision Fatigue   Fitness and mindset are two of our four foundational pillars. This is the physical and the non-physical. These two are connected via our breath. This is what our diaphragm cultivates and one reason we, at BIRTHFIT, love belly breathing. Both fitness and mindset require energy. I’m talking …

Dealing with a Birth Injury: Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction

Over the past few years, I’ve been introduced to symphysis pubic dysfunction a handful of times. Yes, I’ve read about it and been tested on SPD in school, but I must say the real life version sucks a whole lot more. None of the cases were the same except for …

Rhea & Makai’s (TWIN) Birth Video

I’ve had the pleasure to get to know this family. Lindsey and Doug are rockstars and some of the kindest people I’ve ever met. I cannot say enough good things about this family. Watch Rhea & Makai’s (TWIN) birth! XO.   [vc_video link=”https://vimeo.com/160532851″]