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Diastasis recti in pregnancy - what it is, why it happens, and what we can do about it! childbirth childbirth education diastasis diastasis recti exercise in pregnance fourth trimester kim vopni postpartum postpartum body postpartum core postpartum exercise postpartum fitness pregnant she found motherhood the vagina coach Mar 10, 2021

 

Diastasis Recti:

 

Diastasis Recti is a separation of the rectus abdominus muscles, that run up and down in our abdomen, known as the “six-pack” muscles.  It occurs during pregnancy due to stretching from a growing uterus and baby and a weakening of the connective...

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Water Birth and Immersion during Labour Mar 10, 2021

Did you know that there is a difference between water immersion and water birth? 

Water immersion is spending time during active labour in a tub, whereas water birth is actually birthing your baby in the tub underwater. 

In our podcast, Heidi, a registered midwife in Victoria, BC, and...

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Low Iron and Anemia in Pregnancy Mar 03, 2021

So, what is anemia? 

Simply put, Anemia is a reduction in hemoglobin (red blood cells) that causes a decreased ability of your blood to carry oxygen to your cells. 

Is anemia normal in pregnancy? 

Yes! During pregnancy, a degree of anemia is actually normal! 

Now, it’s...

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Skin Care in Pregnancy pregnancy pregnancy care self care skincare Feb 24, 2021

For some people, pregnancy brings a glow to their skin while others can struggle with worsening acne. 

 

If you've got questions about skincare in pregnancy, what's safe and what's not; if you're wondering what treatments are available for common skin conditions like acne, perioral...

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COVID-19 Vaccine: In pregnancy, lactation and when trying to concieve! covid covid-19 vaccines in pregnancy Feb 12, 2021

Are you pregnant, breastfeeding or TTC? Wondering what to do about the COVID 19 vaccine? You're not alone...nor should this be a decision you make alone! 

 

There is a lot of information out there about the vaccine, some of it reliable, some of it not. And it can be hard to weave...

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Gestational Diabetes in Pregnancy birth plan childbirth childbirth education gestational diabetes gestational diabetes diet gestational diabetes newborn newborn pregnancy she found motherhood Feb 10, 2021

 

Gestational Diabetes

 

Gestational Diabetes is defined as Diabetes occurring during pregnancy, that was not present prior to becoming pregnant. In our most recent podcast, we discuss gestational diabetes tips and gestational diabetes diet.  We also review what are the risk...

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PCOS and Fertility! fertility Feb 03, 2021

Did you know that Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome affects up to 10% of women? 

In our podcast, we review the hormonal issues that cause and result from PCOS and how PCOS affects fertility. 

We discuss how the first-line treatment is diet and exercise in an effort to balance your hormones...

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Pelvic Physio in pregnancy - How it can help constipation, painful sex and prepare for delivery! birth positions childbirth education constipation in pregnancy first trimester first trimester symptoms fourth trimester painful sex in pregnancy pelvic physio physiotherapy in pregnancy postpartum pregnancy pregnancy care pregnancy symptoms she found motherhood urinary incontinence in pregnancy urinary leakage Jan 27, 2021

 

Krstya, from Cairn Physiotherapy, joins us to discuss the benefits of Pelvic Physiotherapy during pregnancy! 

We discuss the benefits of pelvic physio when it comes to training your pelvic floor for delivery.  Krysta also reviews many of the other topics she talks about with...

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Having a Baby in the NICU breastfeeding childbirth education fourth trimester newborn newborn care nicu postpartum postpartum depression support postpartum Jan 20, 2021

 

 What happens when your baby ends up in the NICU after delivery, and you don't expect it?  So many questions come to mind!  Will my baby be okay?  How often should I visit my baby in the NICU? Will I be able to breastfeed my baby in the NICU?  How do I know my...

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Our Top 10 Fun Things To Do During Pregnancy! fun pregnancy Oct 30, 2020

Are you pregnant? In the first or early second trimester?

Well we have some tips for you that we wish we had known about in our pregnancies!!!

Pregnancy is such an amazing time in our lives, but sometimes we can feel really gross...so we put together our top 10 fun things to do in early...

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Preparing for Pregnancy - Our Top Ten Tips! fertility mental health nutrition physical activity pregnancy prenatal care sexual health Sep 30, 2020

Did you know that almost half of pregnancies are unplanned? Whether you’re planning a pregnancy, or want to be prepared when the time is right for you, we’ve put together a list of our top ten tips for optimizing your pre-conception health! Check them out below. 

Want to know the...

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5 Tips to help Prevent Postpartum Depression mental heatlh postpartum pregnancy Sep 23, 2020

Whether you are struggling with mental health concerns, wanting to avoid them or just a normal human being this blog post is for you!

We are reviewing self-care...what that is...why WE ALL NEED TO DO IT! And how do we put that into practice in our lives!

What is Self Care?

Self Care is the act of...

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