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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 …

What Does a ‘Max Effort Lower Day’ Look Like at BIRTHFIT?

Not only do we encourage you to consult with your care provider before BIRTHFIT’s programming, please be sure to read our disclaimer and watch the linked up videos. Exercising is an individual’s responsibility.    Warm Up / Activations   10 Minutes of Squat Therapy. Accumulate 30 on each leg of …

A Look Inside our Programming

Many women and men assume that they know how BIRTHFIT training goes. Many coaches assume that if they make a few modifications here and there that all is well for the pregnant mother. Many doctors, birth educators (I’m a birth educator so no disrespect), and midwives assume that as long …

Taping During Pregnancy

      Recently, I’ve been doing a LOT of taping.  In the past year I have gotten 3 different taping certifications through Rocktape.  Previously, I had always wondered what the point of tape was, and had my own doubts that a little bit of tape could actually impact someone …

Doing What You Love

[vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV4msMDsQno#t=94″]   Kristi Olivares surfed throughout her pregnancy- all 40 weeks of it. This is an older video that we have shared in the past (before the BIRTHFIT community was as big as it is today). However, it is so important that images such as these become COMMON and the …

You Make this Community! Thank You!

WORKOUT  Eat quality food.  Engage in Conversation.  Practice Traditions.  Be grateful for those in your life.  Love.     

Weightlifting Pregnant

Women can exercise and lift weights while pregnant. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THIS8ytg4rU]   If you need help with Olympic lifting, programming, or anything at all then email me (lindsey@birthfit.com) or checkout DEUCE Gym.   Workout Front Squat 3-3-3-3-3 Split Jerk 2-2-2-2-2 Tips and Modifications Use a rack. Take a 3-6 minute break between …

Garlic breath is sexy and healthy.

Garlic is an herb we use a lot around my house. We add the ‘stinky rose’ to as many dishes as possible. It’s a good thing Logan enjoys garlic just as much as I do, or I might not get any kisses after dinner. Below are some awesome facts about …

Vernix Caseosa is Beneficial. Hold the bath.

Vernix Caseosa What is it? Vernix caseosa is that white, creamy film that is covering the new born as the exit the vaginal canal and enter this world. Vernix caseosa may also be called “Nature’s Cold Cream”. What is it made of? Vernix caseosa is made up of water (81%), …