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Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Knowing What to Expect

Welcome to the last post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from … Read more

Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Support From the Partner

Welcome to the fourth post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from … Read more

Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Nourishing Mama with Food

Welcome to the fifth post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from … Read more

Thriving Through the 4th Trimester: Setting the Intention to Rest

Welcome to the second post in this series, Thriving through the 4th Trimester. Follow me as I share what I learned applying traditions from other cultures to my own postpartum journey. It is my hope that this knowledge will serve as a guide for how-to truly care for a woman, as she transitions from maiden … Read more

What is a doula and why would you have one at your birth?

Doula: A trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible. For my first birth I thought I wanted my husband to act as my Doula. We went to classes, memorized positions, and practiced massage … Read more

Do Things Differently

“Find the different that makes the difference.” -Antony Lo There’s a lot of information in the Physical Therapy realm about “proper posture” and doing an exercise “the right way.” #guiltyascharged It’s all well intentioned… But I’ve noticed that many of us teach using different cues, and different exercises, and we have different concepts of what … Read more