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Prenatal & Postnatal Exercises & Workouts

>We all know exercise is important in our everyday lives, and there are many benefits of pre and postnatal fitness. As well as the physical benefits, it can also reduce stress and anxiety and improved sleep (yes, it really can!).

The natural separation of the abdominal muscles during pregnancy can improve naturally within the first 6-12 weeks after childbirth, particularly with rest and being mindful of the weakened muscles. A lot of women believe performing endless crunches and sit ups…
Typically, it is said that you can resume exercise after sign off from your doctor between 6-8 weeks.  However, every birth is different and it’s important to listen to your body rather than assuming that you’re ready simply because you…
Pelvic floor is rarely discussed prior to pregnancy and childbirth – unless you practise Pilates, where you definitely can’t get through a class without it being mentioned at least 10 times! But considering its importance, this silence surrounding such a…
WHAT IS IT? Recently there has been a lot of noise around Diastasis Recti and for good reason. During pregnancy the uterus naturally stretches causing the rectus abdominis muscles that meet in the middle of the abdomen, to separate. This…
At the risk of making the understatement of the year… giving birth is no walk in the park! But once our beautiful bundle of joy has arrived, we often assume that our bodies will snap back into shape with no…
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