Pro-Tip: Start moving BEFORE 6 Weeks Postpartum

GASP! Yes, we said it. The current standard of waiting until you have ‘the green light’ to exercise at 6 weeks is doing a serious ...

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Quiz: Do You Know Your Pregnancy Old Wives’ Tales?

Don’t go outside with wet hair or you’ll catch a cold. Feed a cold, starve a fever. Cows lie down when it’s going to rain. You’ve ...

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How-To: Dry Brushing in Postpartum

Body brushing is a practice that has been around for centuries--dating back as far as the Greeks. Body brushing, or "dry brushing" as it's often ...

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Two At-home Postpartum Rituals to Speed Up Your Postpartum Healing

Body Brushing and Oiling To Revitalize and Nourish When I learned about body oiling and brushing as part of an Ayurvedic approach to the postpartum period, ...

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How-To: Belly Wrapping in Postpartum

Belly wrapping is an Ayurvedic practice that supports a mother's core/belly restabilization as a means to re-balancing the Vata dosha. For core and belly restabilization, and ...

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Why Belly Wrapping Can Change Your Postpartum Recovery

Belly Wrapping If we're looking at postpartum healing through an Ayurvedic lens, we say that giving birth is a major release of life force. With the ...

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How-To: Body Oiling in Postpartum

Body oiling, (abhyanga) is an Ayurvedic practice of massaging the entire body with large amounts of warm oil. Isn't just the sound of that heavenly? ...

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