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Preparing for Maternity Leave! early pregnancy maternity maternity leave parenthood pregnancy pregnancy care pregnant preparing for pregnancy Mar 03, 2022

Pregnancy may feel like a long nine months at times. But sometimes the arrival of baby and consequent planning and preparation can catch you by surprise! One such surprise can be feeling unprepared to go on maternity leave. It can be a big pause in a person’s career at a pivotal time, and...

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Herpes in Pregnancy early pregnancy herpes herpesinpregnancy pregnant Feb 23, 2022

Let’s talk about herpes! Between 60%-80% of the population has been exposed to the herpes virus. Genital herpes caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2) is generally contained to the area around the genitals, vulva, vagina, penis, scrotum, and anal rectal area. Oral herpes is caused by...

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Top 10 Fun Things to do in Pregnancy! early pregnancy first trimester fun pregnant Feb 17, 2022

With today’s episode, we’re excited to introduce a new project that we’ve been working on! Presenting you a sneak peek of our upcoming Pregnancy to Parenthood Podcast Series, designed to support you week by week with informative episodes focused on the trimester and stage of...

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GDM Tips and Tricks from a Dietitian diabetes in pregnancy diet gestational diabetes gestational diabetes diet pregnant Nov 17, 2021

We want to remove the notion of guilt right off the bat - gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can happen to any pregnant person. Due to complex pathophysiological systems at play in pregnancy, that can cause insulin resistance among other things, sometimes gestational diabetes cannot be avoided....

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Exercise During Pregnancy & Postpartum exercise in postpartum exercise in pregnancy motherhood postpartum pregnancy pregnant Sep 01, 2021

Dr. Sarah and our special guest this week - Robyn Rayner, Registered Massage Therapist, Crossfit Level 2 coach, and Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism coach - both realized while they were pregnant that there wasn't a lot of guidance easily available with regards to what type of exercise is...

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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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