Mommy Thumb

DeQuervain’s Tendinitis (Mommy Thumb) Many of my postpartum mama’s have a difficult time working out after pregnancy due to pain in their wrists! Some people have lingering carpal tunnel symptoms due to swelling during pregnancy while others develop DeQuervain’s Tendonitis. What is this? It is a “painful inflammation of tendons in the thumb that extend […]

Guest Blog Post

I just want to say a quick thank you to Jessica at http://fitmama4life.com for featuring my blog post on Diastasis Recti today! So great to meet other women and Mom’s out there who can be supportive and appreciative of each other’s work! Also, really glad we can get this info out there and help other pregnant […]

Postpartum Abdominal Recovery

Wow! Let me just say I never anticipated just how weak my core would be after delivering my beautiful baby girl. For weeks I felt like jello, and looked a little like it too! Ladies don’t be fooled…you are much stronger PREGNANT than you are after delivery. After delivering my nearly 10 pound baby and […]

Pregnancy Core Strength Exercises

As promised here are some core exercises that I started while I was pregnant and am still continuing today! Transverse Abdominis (TA) Activation Sitting against the wall, best to sit on a ball for beginners Take a deep breath and while slowly exhaling pull your belly button to your spine keeping everything tight. Hold for 3 […]

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