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What’s The Best Way To Lift The Carseat?
In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you tips on HOW TO LIFT THE BUCKET CARSEAT. Is there really a good way to lift these things? There are 3 tips in the video below, but the biggest take home message is that VARIETY IS QUEEN! Mix it up and use your muscles. Motherhood requires strength, […]
The Easiest Way To Lift Your Kids
In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you tips on HOW TO LIFT YOUR KIDS in the early postpartum period, or if you have prolapse. There are 3 tips in the video below, but the biggest take home message is to make your big kids do the work! Let them climb up to your level […]
The Ultimate Video Tutorial Many, many women come to see me with questions about PERINEAL MASSAGE… HOW DO I DO IT? HOW OFTEN DO I DO IT? DO I REALLY NEED TO DO IT? SHOULD MY PARTNER HELP? WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH SAY? These are all fantastic questions that deserve answers! And after […]
Do You Really Need A Pregnancy Pillow?
In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you tips on HOW TO SLEEP if you are experiencing pain during pregnancy. This is also great info if you generally want to be more comfortable in pregnancy – even if you don’t have pain! Like I mentioned in the last blog post (you can find all the […]
Channeling Your Inner Cowgirl: How To Sit When You Have Pain During Pregnancy
In today’s Minute With Mandy I’m bringing you an awesome tip on HOW TO SIT if you are experiencing pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy. (Note: the pelvic girdle basically refers to anywhere between your ribs and your hips, so I’m talking about pain anywhere in that area). Pain can be common in pregnancy, but you […]
A Pessary For Your Thoughts?
It’s time for another Minute With Mandy! But fair warning – this one is about 7 minutes 😉 Today’s topic is PESSARIES. Do you know what a pessary is? In case you don’t, I will give you a very brief intro: pessaries are a mechanical device (typically made of silicone) that aid in the conservative […]
Mandy’s Musings: My 18 for 2018
I’ve been doing so much wishing lately about becoming a stronger mom (if you haven’t yet, check out my last blog post and my new year’s wish for all the mamas. Now it’s time to get some of those wishes into concrete goals and onto paper. People who write their goals down are more successful, […]
Since becoming a mother, do you feel: stronger, weaker, or the same?
A friend and personal trainer I know (shout out to Jessie Mundell!) recently asked this question on her facebook page… And the instant I saw it, without any hesitation at all, the answer just screamed at me: WEAKER. DEFINITELY WEAKER. Definitely worse. And after the clarity that came in that quick forthcoming answer, […]
My New Year’s 2018 Wish For All The Mamas
YAY!!!! Another Minute With Mandy! And it’s my special wish for all the mamas out there. 🙂 CHECK OUT THE VIDEO!
The Belly Button Flashlight
It’s time for another Minute With Mandy! Are you wondering what the belly button flashlight is? Well, it’s another tip for pregnant mamas out there. Scroll down to the video below for all the details! However, before you go, see below the video and make sure you sign up for my FREE […]