Health and Wellness

You do not need any special equipment, just a small amount of space for this exercise–and you’ll be amazed at how well it can tone up your mid and lower abs. The plank exercise was my saving grace after giving birth to my baby.  Even though I had lost most of my pregnancy weight gain […]

Diastasis Recti can be a scary postpartum issue for women.  The right and left walls of the frontal abdominal muscles spread apart at the midline due to a softening of connective tissue during pregnancy and pressure from the uterus on the abdominal wall.   The risk is greater for women who are smaller framed, have weak abdominal muscles, or who […]

Every month postpartum really does bring its own challenges.  In the fourth month for me now, I’m feeling the effects of incredible back strain.  Some of it, yes, is a result of the hyperextension you endure for 10 months while pregnant.  But I think the majority of it is coming from holding a little 13 […]