Back pain is the worst. But back pain during pregnancy may be even more frustrating – it doesn’t go away when you’re sitting or standing. And most pregnant women experience it at some point. What Causes Back Pain During Pregnancy? It’s a common ailment among moms-to-be, with a few likely causes. First, the weight of […]
Have you ever looked down at your pregnant belly during exercise or while getting out of bed and thought, “What the heck is this ridge popping out of my tummy?” Coning in pregnancy is really common. Although it is a common occurrence, it is important to minimize coning to protect your core muscles. What Is […]
Have you noticed that your bra band is much tighter postpartum? It could be a case of postpartum rib flare. This isn’t just in your head! It is very common for ribs to flare and expand during pregnancy. These changes often carry over long after baby’s arrival. Annoying bra tightness aside, a lingering rib flare […]
Thank goodness – you do not need to stop exercising in early pregnancy. In fact, data shows that staying physically active as your pregnancy progresses can yield significant health benefits including decreased rates of gestational diabetes, reduced likelihood for a C-section, and faster postpartum recovery. Exercise during pregnancy can also boost your mood and make […]
Unsure about what kind of ab exercises will help not hurt your core during pregnancy? This is the most important ab exercise for a happier pregnancy, easier delivery, and better postpartum recovery.