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Respect Your Uterus

Lately, my girlfriends and I have been discussing uterine health and the soul power of being a woman. Now, my girlfriends are not hippies, but modern women that lead unique lifestyles. One of my closest girlfriends is a Top Chef, the other plans amazing parties in Vegas for Tao, and …

All Hail the Uterus

The Uterus is a misunderstood part of the pregnancy and labor process but is the most important, in my opinion, to learn about and understand in order to have a healthier, easier pregnancy and labor.   A few interesting facts about the uterus: Your uterus changes drastically in size during …

Let’s Talk Ligaments

Today we’re talking about ligaments. First of all, what exactly is a ligament? According to  Childbirth Connection, A ligament is a short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue that holds structures together and keeps them stable. In pregnancy, the round ligaments hold the uterus in place and gives the …

All Hail the Uterus

The Uterus is a misunderstood part of the pregnancy and labor process but is the most important, in my opinion, to learn about and understand in order to have a healthier, easier pregnancy and labor. A few interesting facts about the uterus: Your uterus changes drastically in size during pregnancy …

BirthFIT U: The Anatomy of Birth

BirthFIT U   Did you know that one whole day is dedicated to the anatomy of birth. This does not just mean body parts although those are included. This means that Krista and I will be covering everything from the stages of birth to the baby’s possible positions to the …

The Uterus is Pretty Awesome.

“There is no other organ quite like the uterus. If men had such an organ they would brag about it. So should we.” -Ina May Gaskin   The uterus is a female organ in which the growing fetus develops. One end of the uterus opens to the cervix and indirectly …

Breech birth interview with Michelle.

Guest post from new mother Michelle Dodson. My name is Michelle Dodson.  I am 27 yo.  I work as a self-employed Registered Dietitian in Bloomington, Indiana. This was my first pregnancy. We planned to have a homebirth and hired a wonderful midwife.  We had a Dr. agree to being on …