C-Section Scar Massage For Core Healing

C-Section Scar Massage For Core Healing

Is there anything specific that c-section mamas should do to heal their post-baby core & diastasis?  This is one of the most common questions I receive.  In general, the principles of healing your body from a C-section birth and a vaginal birth are very similar....

The Mindset That Prevents Postpartum Healing

The Mindset That Prevents Postpartum Healing

Today, I’m sharing a mindset that prevents women from healing their cores and pelvic floors. It's not a physical thing. It is a mental thing. Many women struggle to go slow after they've had a baby. What does that look like in women?   It shows up as the belief that...

Belly Binders For Core Healing: Who Needs One & Who Doesn’t?

Belly Binders For Core Healing: Who Needs One & Who Doesn’t?

Today I want to talk about diastasis recti binders and abdominal splints. An abdominal splint is a piece of elastic that you wrap around your belly to support your core. This is a contentious topic in the world of core healing. There are some practitioners who say...

Sitting Techniques For Optimal Core & Hip Health

Sitting Techniques For Optimal Core & Hip Health

I get a lot of questions about how to sit properly without putting pressure on your core or diastasis, or making your hips feel worse. So today I want to share how to sit for optimum core & hip health.  Optimal sitting comes down to maintaining proper alignment in...

Myofascial Release and Abdominal Massage for Diastasis Recti

Myofascial Release and Abdominal Massage for Diastasis Recti

This post is for anyone who feels like she is doing everything right for her core, but can’t seem to get rid of her diastasis (abdominal separation). What do I mean when I say doing everything right? There are some key principles you should be working on to help your...

9 Unexpected Causes of Hip Pain

9 Unexpected Causes of Hip Pain

When women experience hip issues like feeling tight, achy, or unstable, they usually assume...it’s all in the hips.  But many of the issues we have in our hips are caused by imbalances elsewhere in the body.  These unexpected causes of hip issues may surprise you but,...

3 Ways To Strengthen An Underactive Pelvic Floor

3 Ways To Strengthen An Underactive Pelvic Floor

When you have an underactive pelvic floor, the goal is to strengthen and balance the muscles of that area.  (If you’re asking…how do I know if my pelvic floor is underactive? Head over to this post for our guide. If your symptoms sound more like an overactive pelvic...

Exercise To Strengthen Outer Hips And Increase Pelvis Stability

Exercise To Strengthen Outer Hips And Increase Pelvis Stability

Many women struggle with hip pain and pelvis instability post-baby, including SI Joint dysfunction. One cause of this is weak outer hip muscles. Try the simple exercise in the video below called "the hip hike" to increase outer hip strength, make your pelvis more...

3 Myths About Post-Baby Hip Problems

3 Myths About Post-Baby Hip Problems

If you’re like most people struggling with hip pain and discomfort, you’ve probably found yourself deep in the internet researching causes and cures and watching YouTube videos to figure out what, if anything, you can do to address your hip issues.  If that’s the...