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The Peace My Baby is Teaching Me

  The Peace My Baby Is Teaching Me   This post originally appeared on www.birthfittwente.com.   I am known for being speedy in my ways, even in my speech. Since my little girl was born exactly a year ago today, I often feel like I am constantly running in a …

End the Mommy Wars

BIRTHFIT ENDS THE MOMMY WARS   Mommy Wars: evil, mean-spirited Cold Wars like everyone’s worst day of junior high. Worse yet, the assault occurs in adulthood.  Still flagrantly worse, the attacks happen when Mom is brand-new postpartum. She experiences 1,000 baby worries per second, is healing in regions unknown to …

Top 14 Things to Do in Your Immediate Postpartum

  We are constantly telling moms how important the “lying in” period is, but somehow, this usually gets lost.  We want moms to basically do NOTHING for the first two weeks postpartum minimum.  Maybe it’s because we’re working with some kick-ass moms who seriously love their time in the gym. …

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 …

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 BIRTHFIT Summit: Thank You to Our Sponsors

About two weeks ago, I experienced one of the coolest things I think I’ve ever experienced in my life. People from near and far gathered in Venice, CA for the First Annual BIRTHFIT Summit. The BIRTHFIT Summit is a private gathering for our BIRTHFIT Affiliate team. This is where brainstorming …

Too Much Fitness!(?)

  When I hear something more than once, I make a note. When I hear something more than a dozen times, then it’s time to discuss.   “Your pelvic floor was too tight…you are too fit to have a vaginal birth.” “Your baby is breech because you are too fit.” …

Pop-Up Postpartum Coaching

    The next BIRTHFIT Online Postpartum Coaching starts Monday, May 16th! This is ideal for those moms that have had a baby in the last 2-8 weeks. For those moms that trained during pregnancy, this will help with the transition from birth to gym. This is a four-week, three times …

Top 4 Steps to Improving Baby’s Position

Steps to Improve Baby’s Position Are you concerned about a breech baby presentation? This brings some women into my office late in their pregnancy. They may not have considered chiropractic care during pregnancy before, but they’ve heard that chiropractors are good at turning babies. That’s not exactly true. Chiropractors are …

The most courageous, no-turning-back choice?

I am going to be straight up with you. If you choose to give birth at a hospital, then there are certain items that come with that ticket. Too often I hear women say they want the freedom to move around during labor. In all seriousness, they tell me this is …