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[VIDEO] BirthFIT: Eco Heads

  We get a lot of questions in regards to pregnancy. One such question that we get all the time is in regards to the safety of hair coloring products. For me, I treat the stuff that goes on my skin and hair just like I do food. These products …

BirthFIT U Workshop in Hoboken, NJ

Live in the NYC area? Join Kat Grosshaupt, co-founder of BirthFIT, for a Pregnancy Seminar at CrossFit Hoboken in Hoboken, NJ! This seminar is for anyone who is pregnant, works with pregnant women, or if you are thinking of becoming pregnant and want the most up to date information regarding fitness and …

Today You Are You!

  Today you are YOU! As a doula, I’ve had the opportunity to witness over 75 women give birth. Every single birth teaches me something, as every single birth is different. Just as we are unique individuals, the way we labor, the length of our labor, the sounds we make, …

Encapsulate Your Placenta; Austin, TX

Encapsulate Your Placenta  We talk a lot about postpartum fitness but there are a ton of other subjects that need to be addressed during the postpartum phase aka the FOURTH TRIMESTER. Most fourth trimester subject matters can be addressed and planned for while you are pregnant. One of these particular …

Protecting the Perineum: From Pregnancy to Pushing

[vc_video link=”http://youtu.be/FAQM4fdFeSE”] Here is a great article with the pros and cons of things we hear/read about that help with preventing tearing and overall perineum health. Remember: Hydrate and keep your diet in check- good fats! Perineal Massage after 36 weeks Sloooooooow pushing Positional adjustments during pushing Counter pressure while …

The Secret to Avoiding the Dreaded Leakage During Workouts

[vc_video link=”http://vimeo.com/98300564″] Stay tuned for more Pelvic Floor talk this week!   WORKOUT Pregnant Helen 3 Rounds: 400m run/row 21 KB Swings 12 Pull-ups Rest 1:1 after each round (if it takes you 5 minutes to do a round, you rest for 5 min.) NOTES & MODIFICATIONS This is called …

Fish Oil & Your Postpartum Needs

In the past, I’ve written about how omega 3 supplementation can enhance male fertility, improve cognitive development, and decrease overall inflammation in the human body. Today, I write about omega 3 supplementation during the postpartum phase. Fish oil will not give you body-before-baby overnight nor will it make your six-pack …

BirthFIT PostPartum Series Week 1

This is the start of our postpartum series online. As you follow along online, our very Kat Grosshaupt is leading a group of women at Five Fitness in Austin, Texas as they transition from having a baby back into the gym or workout routine of their choice. We designed BirthFIT’s …

BirthFIT U: Postpartum Series

[vc_video link=”http://vimeo.com/96661615″] We are so excited to bring the BirthFIT U: Postpartum Series to new moms in Austin, Tx in June! Kat made this video to explain a bit more about this innovative new class series designed for the new (and new-ish) moms out there who are ready to get …

3 Men and a Doula: Real Talk About Doulas and Dads

[vc_video link=”http://youtu.be/tpJrMoihJ0w”] This is a video we made on a whim with a few of our male BirthFIT supporters. They don’t have kids yet and were really interested in the idea of a Doula and how it could benefit them. We thought this would be a great video for any …