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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 …

The Role of Relaxin

Relaxin is a hormone produced by the ovaries and placenta. In males it is produced in the prostate and is present in the semen. Relaxin is thought to have a role in sperm motility, fertilization, implantation, uterine growth, and even facilitating labor. During pregnancy, relaxin is at its highest levels …

Why We Crawl

I read a lot of the stuff on the Internet.  I read a lot of really great information along with some weird shit and some stuff that just doesn’t really make any sense it all. A few years ago, I encountered someone that said pregnant women shouldn’t squat below parallel, …

BIRTHFIT Mindset: Queen In Training

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BIRTHFIT Q and A: What Evidence Do You Have to Support Exercise?

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BIRTHFIT San Diego!

        Hey, my name is Kiersten and I am a birth and postpartum doula with a huge love for fitness & nutrition. For me, BIRTHFIT combines what I’m most passionate about: educating and empowering mamas through their pregnancy, birth & postpartum journey, while supporting them to live …

Bump Day with BIRTHFIT

 

The United States Spends a Shit Ton on Pregnancy and Childbirth. And, We Are Still Losing.

  The United States is a developed country that has a significantly high maternal mortality rate with no indications that it will lower in the next 5 years.That is unless someone in the driver seats make a hard left to go down the opposite path that we are on.   …

Q and A Friday

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BMI is Not the Gold Standard

It is mind blowing to me that our society still uses BMI as the obesity marker. Just the other day an ObGyn told a client of mine that she was overweight and needed to watch what she ate the rest of her pregnancy. This woman is about 30 weeks, has …