If you've recently had a baby, you might be itching to get moving again, but before you take that first step, there’s a few things you’ll want to consider!
In this complete postpartum guide, we will share everything you need to know about what’s happening within the body and offer a few simple ways you can intentionally support its transition back to a regular fitness routine.
Diastasis recti is the partial or complete separation of the rectus abdominis, or “six-pack” muscles. It can be hard to detect, but follow these four quick and easy steps to check if you have a diastasis recti. If left untreated, it can contribute to back pain, bloating, organ prolapse, constipation, and more.
I’m Erin Pasquet, a New York City-based birth and postpartum doula, lactation counselor, childbirth educator, and pre/postnatal yoga and fitness instructor. I’m also a mom to a (silly, active, and adventurous) little boy. Welcome to the Believe Diapers blog!I look forward to sharing my own personal journey into parenthood as well as from being a perinatal professional.
A doula provides emotional and physical comfort and support before, during, and after labor and childbirth. They can also provide information and guidance, and can sometimes be a go-between between you and the hospital staff.
Check out these four tips for how to find your perfect doula.