Pelvic Floor Function and Preparing for Birth

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As I traverse my own journey in preparing for birth, I have a few things that I would like to share. This particular post was inspired by a recent exchange I had in a FB group for home birth minded people. While I won’t go into the details of the FB thread, I will say that it inspired me to provide some education around pelvic floor health in relationship to preparing for vaginal birth while minimizing trauma to the pelvic floor.

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5 Natural Ways to Ease Anxiety

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Recently someone I am close to asked me for some advice on anxiety. This person knew that I had both personal and professional experience in the matter. This led to a lengthy conversation ranging from dietary changes to emotional freedom technique. That conversation was of course tailored to that particular individual; however, it made me think about how often I hear anxiety coming up for people.

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Breathe to Relieve Stress

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Stress is a modern epidemic that has become the root of many diseases in the body. The good news is that we can makes lifestyle changes to help our body become better equipped for dealing with stress. Stress isn’t going anywhere and resisting it isn’t helping either. Why not instead, help your body transform it from the inside out? Today, I’ll share a few different techniques for you to try, so you can find one that works for you.

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