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.
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.
The worlds of fitness and wellness have long been associated with a narrow and unrealistic standard of beauty. However, as society evolves and becomes more inclusive, the concept of body diversity in these fields is gaining recognition (yay!). It’s time to break free from the constraints of one-size-fits-all beauty ideals and embrace the idea that health and movement are for everyone, regardless of body size or shape. In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of body diversity in fitness and wellness, and how it’s helping redefine health and movement for the better.
Today, I want to tackle a topic that’s close to my heart: the challenging journey of dealing with an eating disorder while navigating the beautiful yet complex terrain of pregnancy. This is a subject that requires immense compassion, self-awareness, and support, and I’m here by your side!
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.