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Now Available in Canada: New Activewear for Breastfeeding Moms

Dec 8 2019     /     , , , , , ,

I’m an active person by nature. After my first daughter was born in winter 2017, I was back exercising fairly quickly. For months I tried to find good nursing activewear. Pickings were slim, save for a few camis sold in high street retailers. I ended up wearing a lot of super stretchy tanks and extra […]

MomChat 2018

Jul 1 2018     /     , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Join us in August and November for our MomChat parties! Let’s Chat  Back To School and the Holidays Each MomChat week will run for 5 days.  The first day will be a Facebook party and the last day will be a Twitter party and each of the 5 days we will feature two of the […]

4 Exercises to Strengthen Your Core After Pregnancy

Nov 22 2017     /     , , ,

Written by: Heather Lomax Core strength is essential to feeling healthy and avoiding chronic sources of pain. Without it, a person’s spine and posture suffer; these sorts of problems can take years to correct as well. If you’re having a baby, the muscles of your midsection will stretch and weaken to allow the baby to […]

Hidrate Spark 2.0 smart water bottle Review

Jan 25 2017     /     , , ,

I personally LOVE water and it is definitely what I reach for most often.  I like it very cold and on-ice when possible.  I also have a bit of a water phobia when it comes to tap water, so I always have filtered water with me.  We all know that all the bottles resulting from […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Exercising During Pregnancy  

Jun 4 2014     /     , , , ,

Written by: Jessica Drake   There is much confusion surrounding things that you can and can’t do during pregnancy, these are mostly the result of old wives tales and outdated advice. In this article I hope to outline things you should consider when planning your pregnancy workout regime. Working out during your pregnancy is advised […]

Abdominal Muscle Separation Postpartum

Apr 16 2014     /     , , , , ,

Do You Have Diastasis Recti (You May Not Realize That You Do)? Most Traditional Core Exercises Can Do You Harm Written by Ashley This post is for all you mommy’s out there, and particularly the ones that might suffer from diastasis recti, or a vertical gap between your ab muscles. You see, I developed diastasis […]

No time for Gym? Have a look at the simple Home Exercises

Mar 8 2014     /     , , , , ,

Women are great with parenting and ensuring that household shores are done without any hustle. In most instances, women rarely have time for doing physical activities, going to the gym or committing to any workout plans. However, your busy schedule should not be a hindrance to ensuring that you exercise daily. This is because there […]

Find Your Mid Winter Mojo!

Mar 3 2014     /     , , , , , ,

The Winter blahs are taking hold! The long cold dark days of winter seem never ending and this year we have had it all from rain to ice to snow to sleet and only a few short moments of sunshine. It can be hard to stay upbeat and motivated and before long the winter blahs move in. Reduce daylight […]

Postpartum Fitness Series, Week 5

Feb 27 2014     /     , , , , ,

Welcome to Week Five of Pregnancy & Newborn’s 6-Week Postpartum Fitness Series. Here are our goals for the week: Aim to work out six days this week for at least 30 minutes at a time. Add an extra 15 minutes of exercise on days that you can. Ramp it up a bit with exercises that challenge […]

Prenatal Foam Rolling to Release Your Lower Back

Feb 25 2014     /     , , , , , , ,

Many pregnant and new moms experience low back and hip pain.  These simple release exercises using a foam roller can really help release the tension in your lower back and hips. As always be sure to discuss your workouts with your doctor and if something doesn’t feel good for your body, don’t do it! Prenatal […]