You wake up late for work. Jumping out of bed you throw yourself together and run out the door. The morning commute includes traffic and construction. By the time you get to your office you’re frazzled and stressed. Your stomach growls, reminding you of a skipped breakfast. It will have to wait; you’ve got to … Continue reading Is Your Nervous System Stuck In Stress Mode?
I’m here to talk about something that isn’t often discussed. Pain after pregnancy. We’ve all heard of pain during pregnancy; the long sleepless nights, the back pain, sciatica, being unable to touch your toes as your belly stretches to accommodate a small human, the list goes on. Then your baby is born and there’s … Continue reading Pain After Pregnancy, What’s Normal, What’s Not
In Canada, roughly one out of four women will give birth through their belly, also known as a cesarean birth. However most people don’t talk about some of the unique healing challenges that women face after a cesarean birth. Not being able to lift, and being sent home with ababy and carseat to carry around. … Continue reading Massage Therapy for Cesarean Scars
When’s the last time you heard the term ‘nesting’? Was it when your friend was pregnant? When you were pregnant, and suddenly those baseboards needed immediate cleaning? Talking about birds? What if I told you that women go through a natural cycle of nesting every month, and that you could take advantage of this … Continue reading Nesting, not just for pregnant mommas
After massaging hundreds of expectant moms, it’s easy for me to see the benefits that pregnancy massage can have...
So here are some things that go along with my job, the amazing parts as well as the not so amazing parts...
A RUMP is a Reusable Menstrual Product...Today, reusable products come in the form of menstrual cups and cloth pads. Anything that can be sanitized and reused can fall into this category.
What kind of birthing culture do we live in that these are the words of comfort we give to each other? Why is it that we are so uncomfortable to acknowledge the experiences of our sisters, friends, mothers and daughters?
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