I’ve written before about pregnancy and running here, but was recently asked about running after baby—basically how soon can a new mom get back to running after labor and delivery?
While a pretty simple question, it actually takes two steps—the first question is, am I ready to begin postpartum exercise? And then the second, when cleared to exercise, am I ready to begin running?
Push ups are a great exercise to build chest, triceps and abdominal strength. Use this quick modification to make push ups safe for pregnant and new moms. Proper modification taught by Senior Oh Baby! Fitness Instructor, Kathleen Donahoe.
Many clients ask what exercise they should take as their first class back after having a baby. While we have many women take all different kinds of classes and participate in lots of different types of programs, I’ve found that
Breastfeeding can be such a challenging part of a new mom’s experience. We have many clients who work very hard to be able to breastfeed who are then scared to exercise due to the myths surrounding breastfeeding and exercise. The
Carrying a car seat incorrectly is the easiest way to injure your back as a new mother. Oh Baby! Fitness Senior Instructor Kathleen Donahoe demonstrates the best and safest way to carry a baby’s car seat. If you’d like more
Awesome article from Workout of the Week on an Oh Baby! Fitness Pregnancy Pilates class. I’ve copied the entire article here because I think it’s so great! Pregnancy Pilates Wednesday, February 2, 2011 | Writinggal I decided that, since I’m
Pregnancy and labor can be very traumatic on the abdominals and pelvic floor. While most women are told not to do ANY exercise for the first six to eight weeks after having a baby, it’s important to begin to engage
As the senior instructor for Oh Baby! Fitness, I spend a lot of time thinking about how we can best physically and mentally prepare women for the experience of motherhood- not just labor and delivery, but also the first few