By Debra Flashenberg, CD(DONA), LCCE, E-RYT 500 and Director of the Prenatal Yoga CenterOne exercise that is unique to many prenatal or postnatal exercise classes, including yoga, is a round or two of pelvic floor exercises, also know as “Kegels.”
By Christine Krauth, reposted with permission from Simple Life Movement I recently taught a "Pilates and Running" workshop to some members of Moms Run This Town: a very cool group of gals who run.
Among first-time expectant moms, "after pains" are little known and seldom discussed. Ask any second-time (or beyond) expectant mom about after pains and she knows them all too well.
Thank you to everyone for submitting your beautiful and touching stories of birth and doulas at work. For those of you reading who have had a doula for your birth, the following details will resonate and bring back wonderful memories.
Did you know that Lamaze offers a free week-by-week e-newsletter for expectant parents?