Fitness

Postpartum Exercise: Return to Movement

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Postpartum recovery is a process. It does not happen overnight, even if we want it to. After labor and delivery our bodies begin healing. After all, labor and delivery is a huge event. One of the best things you can do as a new mama is to rest and give yourself time to fully process your new role, pregnancy, and...
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Fitness

Seattle Fitness Studios and Gyms with Childcare

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Getting in a good sweat with kiddos in tow can be a challenge. In addition to mommy and daddy being a bit tired, there’s the added complexity of nap times, feeding schedules, commuting with a child, and childcare availability. After my son was born, Barre3 was my haven. Benji’s nap schedule aligned just perfectly with class times, and he snoozed...
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Self

Own Your Health – Postpartum Care

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The day my son was born is still a bit of a blur. I rolled out of bed, went to the bathroom, and noticed I was soaking wet. “Hmm…did my water break?” I had the expectation that fluid would be gushing everywhere like a waterfall. Not so much. Within an hour my contractions were strong and close together. At the hospital...
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