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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 …

Diastasis Rectus – Navigating the Ins & Outs: Part 3 – Preventing & Treating a DRA

This blog was adapted from its original post on https://drlaurenkeller.com by the author. Now that we know what diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) is and the causes of DRA, it’s important to understand how DRA affects us and what we need to know before returning to the gym, studio, or running. …

BIRTH(FIT)

“…So is BIRTHFIT just fitness for pregnant women?” A question I get asked frequently when the topic of BIRTHFIT comes up. This is an opportunity for me to explain that BIRTHFIT is much (MUCH) more than fitness. One of the definitions for FIT is, “Prepared or ready.” As a Regional …

BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 101 Featuring Nicole Schneider, Founder and CEO of Global NLP Training

    [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 …

Science of Breath Part 3: Sound

If you’ve followed Part 1 and Part 2 of the Science of Breath series, you are probably beginning to understand that our breath is a complex yet amazing tool for our state of being and overall survival. In Part 1, Mel explains The Polyvagal Theory and that our Autonomic Nervous …

Science of Breath Part 2: Breath and Movement

Have you ever considered that your first earthside movement is your breath? Let’s dive deeper into the science of breath and look at the diaphragm, the cornerstone of our tools of breath, sound, and movement. Just like any other muscle, the diaphragm can be trained. In part 1 of this …

Sensuality Through Senses

Sensuality is often closely associated with sexual pleasure. While it is that, it is also much more. Let’s discuss a few ways you can enhance sensuality and play in your life through heightening ALL of your senses and begin to break down the barriers of sexual pleasure being taboo. Sensuality …

5 Ways to Connect with Baby Before Birth… And After!

2 pink lines!? Gaaah! Excitement, nervousness, relief, panic – the emotions are endless and often a rollercoaster of reactions. From the time you find out you’re pregnant until the main event you’ve got a million things running through your head, tons of advice given to you, and lots to learn …

Counting Macros in the Motherhood Transition? Ask Yourself Why

  Counting macros (or the amount of proteins, fats, and carbs in food) is an incredibly useful nutritional tool. It brings structure, certainty, and results to those who abide by the rules. Unfortunately, I see a lot of anxiety and pain around this tool, which ultimately negates its utility.  For …

A Meditation App for the Motherhood Transition

Expectful is an evidence-based guided meditation app for women that are trying to conceive, pregnant, and new moms. Their platform is based on research that shows meditation is like a prenatal vitamin for your mind that can help you give your baby the best start in life by reducing stress-related risk factors, reduce the chances of …