Feeding Your Postpartum Energy Bank

Dear Newly Postpartum Momma, I know you want to return to your desired level of activity. I know that you’ve felt restricted by your big belly for the past few months and now that baby is out, you are wondering when you can put back on…

Let's Talk About Sex After Baby, Baby

Your OB or midwife just cleared you for sex……now what?? Returning to sex postpartum is usually an anxiety inducing event for many mothers and is often a topic of conversation with my clients. There are many common components involved in…

An apology letter and a love letter to my body

Dear Body, This letter is long overdue. I am writing to say that I am sorry. I am sorry for saying and thinking many mean things about you for so many years. I’m sorry for the hostility I felt when you grew faster than the other kids…

How do I know if I should be doing Kegels?

“I know I should be doing my Kegels” is a statement I hear often from my clients. They say this with guilt and shame in their voice, like they are just waiting for me to scold them. In some camps, Kegels are the one and only answer that…

Connect To Your Pelvis For The Purpose Of Pleasure

  Physical therapy can improve your intimate relationships and your sex life …..yup, that’s right. I want to tell you a story that I tell all the women that take my postpartum rehab class, Ab Rehab because it is an important…

Response to the 'Mummy Tummy'

  ... It’s been a few days since NPR’s article (link) “Flattening the ‘Mummy Tummy’ With 1 Exercise, 10 Minutes a Day” came out and as you can imagine, its everywhere with that catchy title. It’s being discussed in all of…

Is It Too Late For Postpartum Rehab?

I had my baby 5 years ago, is it too late for postpartum rehab? ... I get this question a lot and the quick answer is No. Our bodies are amazing and this includes the ability for it to constantly be changing and adapting to the loads that…