Pigeon Pose for Pregnancy

Feb 03, 2018

With a few pillows, a nice soft mat and a strong foundation as you set up the pose, pigeon can be really really nice during pregnancy.

I recommend doing this same modification in the fourth...

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Modified back-release pose for pregnancy (or when you just don't want to lay on your back)

Jan 20, 2018

Whether it is because you're at work or aren't able to lay down, or you're very pregnant, you can modify back-release pose by sitting on a chair. This pose is awesome in releasing tension in the...

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Try these three bodywork therapies before you get pregnant

Jan 17, 2018

Planning on making a baby this year?

If you’d like to birth a human through your lady parts, and do so with as few medical interventions as possible, then I encourage you to schedule an...

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Getting your belly back into shape after pregnancy

Jan 13, 2018

If you have found yourself looking at your post-pregnancy belly in the mirror after showering, and instinctively sucking it in, then give this exercise a try. Rather than assume you need to do more...

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Getting baby into an optimal position for birth

Dec 02, 2017

There are so many prenatal yoga poses that help with getting baby into a good position for birth (and general comfort during pregnancy!) - but one of my favorite poses is what I like to call...

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Tight calves and Pregnant?

Nov 25, 2017

Pregnant with tight calves?

There's a chance it might be edema - which is swelling caused by fluids getting trapped in and around your feet/ankles/legs - but your tight calves may also be due to...

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Build pelvic floor strength as your belly expands

Nov 19, 2017

This flowing pose allows you to really work your legs, while energizing your pelvic floor and creating more space for baby as your belly tries to expand... This pose isn't just good for pregnancy -...

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How to fix pubis symphysis (pubic bone pain)

Nov 11, 2017

One of our pregnant MTRNL Mamas has pubic bone pain right now - so bad that she can barely walk. OUCH! Anyone who has had pubis symphysis is literally cringing right now. It really hurts.

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MTRNL Wins "Made It Award" in NYC!

Nov 08, 2017

MTRNL Founder, Blair Fillingham, was flown to New York this week to receive the “Made It Award” from New York-millennial-moms website, Romper.com. The Made It Awards were created...

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Some love for your Pelvic Floor

Oct 28, 2017

Before you commit to a daily kegel routine, I highly recommend finding a pelvic floor physical therapist who can give you insight into how strong or weak your pelvic floor muscles are. (Many women...

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