Women's Health

My secret to fast recovery after baby

After the birth of my second child, I thought I would return to running again when pigs fly. My 9 pound 4 ounce bundle of joy left my body unrecognizable to me. The aftermath of delivering that sweet baby became...

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Childbirth and Your Perineum

Every pregnant mom knows the baby has to come out somehow – and the majority of the time, babies are born vaginally. In childbirth classes, women and partners learn about breathing and positioning,...

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Low back pain and pregnancy

   Some sources suggest as many as 90% of women experience some low back pain with pregnancy – but just because it’s common doesn’t mean it’s natural or necessary. Back pain is more likely as pregnancy progresses, starting between the...

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Exercise and Pregnancy

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  Common Questions About Exercise During Pregnancy Is it Safe to Exercise During Pregnancy? If you are experiencing a healthy pregnancy, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends 150 minutes (2 ½ hours) of moderate-intensity physical...

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What you need to know about exercise in your 20's, 30's, 40's, and beyond

Keeping fit – no matter what your age – is important for your body and your mind. Experts recommend healthy adults get 30 minutes of moderate exercise every day – more if you’re trying to lose weight. You should be...

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Recovering From Childbirth: A Practical Guide from a Women’s Health Physical ...

Pregnancy and birth cause many changes to a woman’s body. While some are mechanical, others are hormonal. Recovery from pregnancy and childbirth and getting back to normal in the postpartum period can be challenging. This guide will help you discover...

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