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Dear SHAPE Magazine

SHAPE recently published an article announcing to women that they could speed up labor. I’ve never been more disappointed, angered, or saddened at the state of affairs in the birth world in our country. This article is beyond misleading and does anything but present the facts or big picture. Shame …

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 …

What if You Posed Between Contractions?

You know this is good. Between contractions, try your power pose. Standing utilizes gravity to help baby descend, and this pose offers loads of juicy, feel good hormones. Stand proud and recall actual experiences in which you were freaking super proud of yourself. You don’t have to say them out loud, …

Could Dr. Lindsay Mumma be the Next Mrs. America?

Dr. Lindsay Mumma’s BIRTH STORY HERE.     I have a weird kind of announcement to make. I’m not pregnant, so let’s get that out of the way. But I am going to be representing the city of Raleigh at the Mrs. North Carolina America Pageant. To answer the question …

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

[vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8ANrgapyLU”] FRIDAY TRAINING BEST EFFORT UPPER    Mobility / Activations Simple Yoga Sequence   Strength Focus   Find a Heavy Single Strict Press. *BEST EFFORT for Today. *Only 3 attempts at 90% or above that you are confident you will make.     Cardio / Stamina   Complete the …

Do You Even Bench, Bro?

    Warm Up/ Activations 2 Min. Posture Awareness 2 Min. Shoulder Activations 2 x 25 Banded Pull-Aparts   Strength Focus Bench Press: Find a heavy single. *Only 3 lifts taken at 90% or above; no misses. *We only take lifts that we will make. *PLEASE SEE BENCH PRESS VIDEO. …

July 16th: Pure Bliss

Today started out as any typical Thursday for me. I wake up. I create the most perfect coffee. I feed Angel Kitty so she stops yelling/meowing. I mobilize. I check for emergency phone calls. I mobilize more and walk down the street to the gym. I take class at DEUCE …

[VIDEO] BIRTHFIT: Two Minute Drill

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