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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 …

Six Pregnancy Superfoods

This post has been modified from one originally published at www.brittanyanderson.net  One of the most beneficial things we can do to prepare our bodies for pregnancy is optimize our nutrition. Through the science of epigenetics, we now know that mom’s diet has the potential to influence gene expression in her …

Butt Winking or Sticking Your Booty Out – What’s Right? (Part 1)

This blog was adapted from its original post on https://drlaurenkeller.com by the author. Whether you are sitting in a chair all day feeding your little one, lifting weights, or pregnant, the position of your spine matters. In fact, in all three instances we want the same thing: a neutral spine. …

Setting yourself up for an Empowered VBAC with Chiropractic Care

If you experienced the joy of having your first child, you probably know that birth can be amazing yet unpredictable. If you delivered your first baby (or babies) via Cesarean, and plan to birth vaginally in the future, now is a great time to connect with a chiropractor! Some care …

Science of Breath Part 1: Intro to Polyvagal Theory

Breath is a simple and wondrous thing. We often take it for granted because it doesn’t require our conscious awareness. When we consider its life-sustaining function and how long we can survive without it; the gravity of its importance is clear. One can survive without food for about three weeks, …

Three Mood-Boosting Supplements Most Mamas Need

It is clear that the food we eat and the supplements we take can have a profound impact on our health and wellness, and yet, it is not uncommon for women to be offered antidepressant or anti-anxiolytic medications as first line treatment for mood disorders. Although some do find medication …

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 Coach Seminar February 10-12th

BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar This seminar is a strength and conditioning seminar for those that work with pregnant and postpartum athletes. This is ideal for coaches, personal trainers, and anyone that works with women in the fitness world. A ton of information has been compacted down into three full days. The …

BIRTHFIT Professional: Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, Acupuncturists, etc.

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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 …