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November 6, 2018

In today’s To Birth & Beyond Podcast episode we are talking evidence based birth with Dr. Rebecca Dekker.

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September 4, 2018

Today on the To Birth & Beyond podcast, we speak with Kaitlin Murray about all things regarding midwifery. How to do your research and choose one, what is done in a home birth vs. at hospital, and even how to prepare your home for birth alongside a midwife (or two)!

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August 28, 2018

Today on the To Birth & Beyond Podcast, we speak with our friend, Rachel Schwartzman, about the combination of naturopathic and birth doula support. How do the two fit together to create a complete support system? What are the roles of each pre and postpartum? And even which prenatal vitamins are best – and what Rachel recommends for people who struggle to swallow them!

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May 8, 2018

In today’s To Birth & Beyond podcast episode we discuss birth plans and preferences. Did we have personal preferences going into our first birth experiences? Did they match up with how those births unfolded? Is there anything we would do differently the next time around?

Plus, we discuss when birth plans and preferences can be helpful and might they ever become detrimental?

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February 13, 2018

Today’s To Birth & Beyond Podcast episode will be key for you if you’re thinking of becoming pregnant, currently are pregnant or a fitness/health/birth professional who works with expecting moms.

We dive into sharing key tips about preparing your body for birth, bust some birth prep myths surrounding ‘kegels’, share our own experience preparing for birth and how we help clients prepare for birth (both vaginal or caesarean).

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July 23, 2017

Have you heard of perineal massage to help prepare your pelvic floor for birth?

It may help decrease tearing and also mentally prepare you for the stretching feeling during birth.

Included in the video are two techniques that I teach my prenatal clients.

If you find perineal massage very painful, or have pain with intercourse, pelvic exams or inserting a tampon - seeing a pelvic health physiotherapist can help you release tension in your pelvic floor which can resolve your pain and help prepare yo...

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Find out:


- What types of exercise can help you prepare for birth.
- Can perineal massage really help prevent tearing?
- Can certain birth positions help decrease strain on your pelvic floor?


PLUS SO much more!!

AND find out our top recommended resources to help you have a positive birth experience!

Resources:


Spinning Babies: www.spinningbabies.com

Prepare to Push: http://www.belliesinc.com/prepare-push-workshop/

Upcoming prenatal/postpartum events at Vital Physiotherapy & Wellness: http://vita...

May 31, 2017

Want to decrease strain on your pelvic floor muscles during birth which may help decrease tearing, help labour progress and help with your postpartum recovery?

Check out the flower bloom breath that I teach all of my prenatal clients to help them release and relax their pelvic floor during labour and the pushing phase of birth.

Also a VERY helpful breath to use to decrease tension in your pelvic floor which may be the reason you are experiencing internal pelvic pain (pain with intercourse, insertin...

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