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
Five common myths about your pelvic floor
Let's dispell some myths that keep women from healing their pelvic floors By Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, founder of www.PelvicPainRelief.com ~~~ Pelvic floor dysfunction is not something most pregnant women or even new moms commonly talk about. Heck, even your doctor left this part out. As a matter of fact, most women don’t even know they suffer from “ladyparts” issues. However, … [Read more...] about Five common myths about your pelvic floor
How to improve bladder function during pregnancy in three easy steps
Use these simple steps to improve your bladder function during pregnancy. By Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS, founder of www.PelvicPainRelief.com ~~~ 50-60% of all pregnant women leak urine when they laugh, cough, sneeze or even change positions. They also suffer from the need to pee all the time and frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom. These symptoms affect their day-to-day … [Read more...] about How to improve bladder function during pregnancy in three easy steps
What you don’t expect when you’re expecting
Are you ready? I’m going to tell you what REALLY goes on after giving birth. I want to shed some light on the unsexy side of pregnancy. Here it is: Motherhood uncensored. Most postpartum photos are of Mom and baby snuggling skin to skin. But, in real life, Motherhood is messy. Your body is still going through serious hormonal shifts. This is the worst of what to expect when … [Read more...] about What you don’t expect when you’re expecting
Is botox safe to use during pregnancy?
You may have taken botox prior to pregnancy- but is it safe to use during the next nine months? Take our poll and watch our video below to find out! Watch Our Video Transcript: Hey: it's Sunny with Pregnancy Magazine. Are you ready for this week's pregnancy poll? Today we're talking all about Botox Is Botox safe to use during pregnancy A: Nope, all … [Read more...] about Is botox safe to use during pregnancy?