New Year New You! NOPE! I’m already perfect!

New Year New You! NOPE! I’m already perfect!

As we stand on the brink of a brand-new year, it might be nearly impossible to avoid conversations, ads and articles about a new year/new you type of vibe, which of course typically means weight loss. It might be hard for some people to understand that you have no intention of pursuing weight loss.

Postpartum Movement: Safe & Effective Ways to Get Moving After Birth

Postpartum Movement: Safe & Effective Ways to Get Moving After Birth

Bringing a new life into this world is a beautiful and transformative experience. However, the postpartum period can be a challenging time for many parents, as they navigate the physical and emotional changes that come with childbirth. One aspect of postpartum recovery that often gets overlooked is postpartum movement.

Postpartum Exercises for Pelvic Floor Health and Core Strength

Postpartum Exercises for Pelvic Floor Health and Core Strength

Pregnancy and childbirth are incredible life experiences that bring joy, but they also come with significant changes to a person’s body, particularly in the pelvic floor and core muscles. These changes can sometimes lead to issues like pelvic floor dysfunction or weakened core strength postpartum. However, the good news is that with the right exercises and guidance, you can regain pelvic floor health and rebuild core strength. In this blog post, we will explore a range of postpartum exercises to help you on your journey to recovery, addressing common concerns and promoting overall well-being.

A Response to AAP’s Weight Loss Guidelines for Children

A Response to AAP’s Weight Loss Guidelines for Children

Center for Body Trust Takes a Stand: Today, we delve into a critical issue that has recently come to the forefront of the news in early January of 2023 – the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) and their controversial guidelines on weight loss for children. We’ll do a quick review of the AAP guidelines but many great fat activities and body liberation folks have responded to the original AAP guidelines, you can check those out at the end of the blog. What we’re diving into today is the response from The Center for Body Trust and their stance against these guidelines.

Self-Care for Doulas: Prevent Burnout & Stay Energized

Self-Care for Doulas: Prevent Burnout & Stay Energized

Welcome, fellow doulas and compassionate souls, to a topic that hits close to home – self-care for doulas. If you’re reading this, chances are you understand the incredible privilege and responsibility that comes with being invited into the intimate and raw process of bringing a baby into this world. It’s a journey filled with emotions, vulnerability, and profound connections. But amidst the beauty of this work lies a potential challenge: burnout. Today, we’ll explore the importance of self-care for doulas, providing you with seven practical ways to prevent burnout, stay energized, and build a strong community of support.