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V for Vaginal, Not Victory

If you’ve listened to the podcast or attended a class you know BIRTHFIT recommends everyone write their birth story. Initially, when I was asked about my daughter’s birth I would simply say “she’s healthy and that’s all that matters.” I lied. I hid my birth story. I hid because it …

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 …

Q: How Soon Should I Wait Before Training Again After Having a Baby?

Q: How soon should I wait before training again after having a baby? A: As long as your body and baby need.  (This is not a cop-out answer; keep reading!) There are many cultures around the world that respect the period known as LYING IN. This is the rest period …

Claire Sommers Buck Designs One Tool to Enhance Your Mindfulness Practice

  Claire Sommers Buck I met Claire in New Braunfels, TX. This is where we both grew up. Her and my sister (two years younger) were on the same basketball team in grade school and Claire’s dad was the coach. That is at least 15 years ago.   Claire’s family …

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 …

Cesarean Birth Recovery

  A cesarean birth is a birth route that includes a major abdominal surgery. A surgery is an instance wherein an incision is created within the skin, our biggest organ, in order to explore, put in, or take out with a heavy reliance on instruments. In the case of a …

The First Trimester an eBook by Dr. Lindsay Mumma, DC

  The Magic of the Four Pillars Sometimes by the time a pregnant woman finds me, she’s exhausted.  Not necessarily physically (although the first trimester can be a real doozy when it comes to fatigue!), but mentally.  She’s tired of trying to sift through the good and the bad, trying …

Los Angeles: Smart Simple Gourmet Promotion!

Smart Simple Gourmet Promotion in Los Angeles We are thrilled to offer BIRTHFIT clients 10% off of your first order! DISCOUNT CODE: BirthFIT10 How To Order: Our current weekly menu can be found at our website- Smart Simple Gourmet. Send us an email listing of the items you want and …

Listen Now: BIRTHFIT Podcast!

  The BIRTHFIT Podcast. Way more than birth, way more than fitness. This is where you will find real talk, information and education, and experiences from right here in our backyard to various locations across the U.S. and rest of the world. We get into pregnancy, birth, and postpartum with …