Grieving the Loss of the Pre-Baby Body

“I love this baby and I love being a mom but I just want to look and feel as good as I did before.” Whether a woman says this aloud or keeps this belief quietly to herself, this sentiment is both common and expected during the Motherhood Transition. This shared …

BIRTHFIT Podcast #130 Featuring Embo on Transitioning Back Into Work

One Word to Describe Birth Lindsey: [00:00:00] Embo, Hello. Welcome back to the BIRTHFIT podcast. We should actually tell everybody what we’re doing at the end of this too for next year. So stay on keep listening. Yeah. I wanted to have Embo back on the BIRTHFIT podcast because you’ve …

Healing from a Traumatic C-Section (Mentally and Physically)

Some women choose a cesarean birth and it is an empowered and educated decision; we fully support those women.  But some women don’t plan to birth surgically at all, and end up with a birth story that is drastically different from the plan they had in place.  This blog is …

Healing from a Traumatic Vaginal Birth

If there is one thing that you can count on during birth, it is that birth is an unpredictable process. Birth can leave deep emotional wounds, some of which we may want to erase. Unfortunately, as conscious humans, we cannot just erase these unfavorable memories and we must process these …

I tore down there during birth; how do I heal?

You have just completed a major life event, giving BIRTH! You imagined you would be thrilled, ecstatic, and at peace enjoying the new life you brought earthside, yet somehow you find yourself IN TEARS, suffering, and still in PAIN! I tore WHERE during birth? You had an idea of how …

Who are you? Lindsey: [00:00:00] Welcome to the BIRTHFIT podcast, Mia Grant. I’m really glad we got to sync up and I’m really excited to hear from you and learn from you. It sounds like you’ve been on quite the adventure lately. Introduce yourself and maybe share with the BIRTHFIT …

What’s the Deal with Mesh for Prolapse?

Prolapse Mesh Surgery “Do I need surgery?” A question frequently asked in my office or consults with women around the globe. While I cannot answer this question from afar, I can say, in my years of practice I have only needed to refer one woman for surgery. While surgery may …

Postpartum Hemorrhage and Nutrition Recommendations

Blood Loss Postpartum During perinatal education courses, you learn about possible, but often rare complications that can occur during labor and delivery. One such complication is a condition known as postpartum hemorrhage which can occur in both vaginal and cesarean deliveries. Postpartum hemorrhage was the 4th leading cause of pregnancy-related …

BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 127 Featuring Nicole Jardim

The Period Girl Lindsey: [00:00:00] Welcome to the BIRTHFIT podcast. I’m super excited to have you on. And you know I’ve been a fangirl, I guess you could say, of yours for a while. Thanks to Instagram. You’re also known as ‘the period girl’. So yeah let our audience know …

Quick Tips for Combating Nausea and Vomiting

First Trimester Nausea Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy: it’s classically called morning sickness, but let’s not sugar coat it – morning sickness is not exclusive to the morning. As someone just coming through her first trimester, this topic feels personal. Fortunately, about 60% of women experience a decrease in symptoms …