I recently went to a party where I didn’t know many people or hadn’t seen them for a long time. Small talk ensued and the common questions of, “what do you do?” “What have you been up to?” were asked. Leading with, “I’m a pelvic health PT and starting a business and working on putting out info about the 4th trimester“ is sure to raise some questions.Read more
First, I want to pose a question to you. How would you like to perform or participate in circus arts after pregnancy? A lot of what we CAN do during pregnancy isn’t unsafe, but does not set us up for optimal long-term athleticism.
Second, I’m not a huge fan of “yes” and “no” lists, but instead support you to perform “informed movement” and then you can decide what’s best for you and your baby. However, “keep doing what you’ve always done” is not informed advice.Read more
A direct response to circus artists’ questions about training during pregnancy.
It may seem odd that this is my first pregnancy and postpartum blog post, but let me back up and fill you in on why this makes perfect sense.
First, @cirquephysio aka Dr. Jen Crane is one of the first people who told me to take my pelvic health knowledge and practice online. So, it only seems right to provide some myth busting, women’s’ health info for her fierce following.Read more