MTRNL Wins "Made It Award" in NYC!

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

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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How to modify Triangle Pose for pregnancy

Constipated and Pregnant? Belly feeling like there is not possibly any way it could get bigger? Cramps in the left side of your abdomen? Feel low in energy and want to get your heart rate up?

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Sore on one side of your lower back? Pain in your bum?

A few pregnant mamas I chatted with this week told me about the ache / pain they have had in their lower back, just on one side. It hurts to walk, and for some it creates more pain through one of...

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How to relieve a back ache if you can't get onto the floor

Sometimes we don't have the time, space or company to get down onto a yoga mat on the floor to work out our aches and pains. If you're looking to move your spine, to address an achey lower back or...

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A pose to create stable hips and strong legs during pregnancy

One of my students told me today that a big focus for her during her second pregnancy is to build strength in her legs and hips - to try and avoid the aches and pains from her last pregnancy, but...

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A safe core workout for pregnancy and beyond

 

Have you tried the "leg wag" core workout?

This not only gets into deep core muscles but also the tiny little stabilizing muscles around your lower back and hips that will help to keep you standing...

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(Easy!) Relief from sore shoulders

This simple, wonderful yoga asana will help to relieve sore, tight shoulders and neck. 

Many people get tight shoulders/necks - but when you are pregnant and/or become a mother those tight...

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Rocking baby to sleep in a big, beautiful hammock...

If baby is keeping you up at night (wriggling around in your belly!) or you're just looking for a gentle way to get some blood flowing into your pregnant hips, and open your shoulders, then give...

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The most popular pose for labor

When you practice prenatal yoga, you are not only alleviating the aches and pains of pregnancy but preparing your body for giving birth (and preparing it for recovery too).

One of the poses many...

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