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Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. This post is written by my friend and amazing physical therapist, Dr. Jena Bradley, DPT. Make sure to check out her FREE 5-Day Restore Your Core program to jump-start you into healing and working out.  Did you just recently have a newborn baby and have been wondering when is the right time to start working out again? Knowing when to start working out after having a newborn is not a one size fits all kind of answer. And starting a postpartum workout is not something you just do without having some medical guidance from a professional. I’m a physical therapist, and I want to make sure you are fully educated…

Getting back to a flat tummy after pregnancy while breastfeeding can require a proper meal plan and some help. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book As a mom of three, I have some favorite tips for a flat tummy after pregnancy. And my favorite, I mean the most important tips you will read to get your tummy flat again after baby. As a certified Pre/Post Natal Fitness Specialist, I’ve discovered what exercises actually WORK to help you flatten your tummy after baby, as well as which ones don’t (even though they are circulating through Pinterest). Here is a rundown of my favorite tips, which I go over in my video, and also in this post. Tips for A Flat Tummy After Pregnancy: Eat a CLEAN diet to reduce bloating and lose fatUse a…

Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. Many new mommies have no idea a pelvic floor physical therapy is an option after birth. Here are 5 reasons you need to see a physical therapist for your pelvic floor. This is a guest post written by Dr. Jena Bradley, DPT, mommy of 4, and blogger over at Live Core Strong. She is awesome and has some great tips on when to see a physical therapist. A lot of women suffer from postpartum pain, incontinence, abdominal separation such as diastasis recti, or other women’s health-related diagnoses after childbirth. Did you know that you can seek physical therapy to help restore these problems so you no longer have to suffer…

Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. I created this super simple, fun and effective postpartum workout challenge, where every workout is only 15-minutes, and you don’t have to have any equipment! We also work on a little ab work, which is safe for diastasis recti. This is such a fun and simple postpartum workout and fitness routine that you have to do it to stay in shape this fall! If you want to get straight to the videos, sign up. When you sign up, you get a special discount coupon too! Get the Videos! As fall comes around, many of us end up inside, leading to less activity. If you can grab some space and fifteen…

Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. This postpartum weight loss app is amazing because it isn’t just a weight loss app. It is a full nourishing and recovery plan for postpartum mamas to lose the baby weight while breastfeeding while keeping up a full milk supply. I love this postpartum weight loss app because I created it as a postpartum mama with my third baby. I lived and breathed both the hardships of recovering postpartum without a plan and the benefits of recovering and losing weight much faster with a plan. As I’ve discussed on my other blog, I lost the baby weight by six weeks after my third baby! That being said, nothing like my…

Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. Correcting Diastasis Recti and ab separation after pregnancy can seem totally daunting, and almost depressing, but there are very specific Diastasis Recti correcting exercises you can to do really help your tummy go back to pre-baby status. The hardest part of healing your abs and putting things back in place is finding the time and space to do it! As a soon-to-be certified Pre/Post Natal Exercise Specialist, I can tell you that the exercises are very simple. It is the reconnecting of our minds and muscles that takes more patience than strength. My biggest piece of advice in correcting Diastasis Recti and ab separation after pregnancy is to have a…

Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. The Postpartum Cure is the only postpartum recovery program that is more than postpartum weight loss. So much more. The program walks you through healing your body through proper nutrition, eating specifically for breastfeeding and milk supply, protecting and rehabilitating your core and pelvic floor, and ultimately helping you regain strength and get fit again. No other postpartum recovery program goes over all of this. In this unique postpartum recovery program, I take you through Healing, Nutrition, Weight Loss, and Fitness. First, we focus on healing + nourishing your postpartum body: I teach you to NOURISH your body properly, so you can heal quickly, produce a healthy milk supply and…

Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. A postpartum recovery plan focusing on nutrition specifically for breastfeeding while allowing time for healing and slowly getting back in shape is so important! Learning to embrace the changes while nourishing your body, specifically for breastfeeding is the way to go when embarking on a postpartum recovery plan. Three components are super important when embarking on a postpartum recovery plan. Many people have put together quick diets, general meal ideas and workouts to help mamas lose the baby weight quickly, but a full recovery plan goes into much more detail than a quick weight loss plan. The three most important components are HEALING, NOURISHING and STRENGTHENING. I will go into…

Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. I had the awkward privilege of going through physical therapy postpartum for “down there” after my first baby. I was not happy about it, but it was totally necessary. Not many mamas head to physical therapy after the baby, and I think many more should if they can afford it or have the insurance to cover it. Physical therapists, especially those specialising in postnatal care, can help tremendously. Knowing whether you need physical therapy can be hard to decide, and sometimes you must express to your doctor that you believe you need it; otherwise, it will never be mentioned. For me, I knew something wasn’t right after my 6-week check-up.…

Keeping both you and your baby healthy while breastfeeding requires a proper meal plan and some guidance. If you would like a step-by-step program to help you lose weight safely, check out all our courses, programs, challenges, & recipe book. Finding your pelvic floor muscles postpartum is not always easy because the mental connection between the brain and the muscles is weakened after pregnancy and birth. Pregnancy and childbirth cause damage to the muscles and connective tissues in the pelvic floor, making it hard to connect to these muscles mentally. Finding your pelvic floor muscles again post-childbirth can seem overwhelming if you’ve tried to contact them and been unsuccessful. I remember when I laid down to work on my core and pelvic floor, and I felt like I HAD NO IDEA where those muscles went. Almost like I lost control of them altogether. The whole situation crept me so much…

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