Keep these tips in mind and keep yourself safe and healthy while enjoying the benefits of yoga By Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, founder of www.PelvicPainRelief.com~~~ Prenatal yoga is excellent medicine for pregnant women and fantastic for improving flexibility, strength, stamina and helps pregnant to relax and stay grounded. However not all prenatal yoga poses are appropriate … [Read more...] about 4 tips for modifying your prenatal yoga program
Expert:Barbara Cockrill Gootkind, MD, Pulmonologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Asthma is one of the most common medical conditions experienced by pregnant women. Most women with asthma during pregnancy will have perfectly healthy pregnancies and newborns. However, asthma is associated with an increased risk of certain complications during pregnancy. Remember this: … [Read more...] about Worried about your asthma during pregnancy? What are the risks?
Here are 10 things no one ever tells you about life after givng birth from our friends at Pregnant Chicken: 1. You will have a really heavy period. No matter how you give birth (c-section or va-j-j) you will have postpartum bleeding. This delightful discharge is called lochia and it sounds about as appealing as it is. It lasts as little as two to three weeks or as long as six … [Read more...] about 10 Things They Don’t Tell You After Giving Birth
Key exercises that prepare you for labor and delivery By Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, founder of www.PelvicPainRelief.com ~~~ Being pregnant can be exhausting, leaving you with a “closed for business” sign from the waist down and no time to work out. Weakened pelvic and core muscles make pregnancy feel torture filled with unexpected pee parties, painful bow-chicka-bow-bow and … [Read more...] about Three Exercises Every Pregnant Woman Should Do
By Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, founder of www.PelvicPainRelief.com ~~~ Let's face it. How many times has your doctor, fitness trainer or yoga instructor told you “do your Kegels” and "you’ll be fine." A Kegel is a strengthening exercise for the pelvic floor-vaginal muscles that improves continence, sexual function and organ support. The problem is that many women are not … [Read more...] about What every woman needs to know to master the Kegel exercise