Confession: I did not enjoy being pregnant!

Confession: I did not enjoy being pregnant!

I said it. I was over the moon excited to be pregnant and I didn’t want to get out of the car for clinic in the morning because of the nausea. My breast doubled in size and the talk around the hospital was that I had gotten a boob job. My back and hips hurt, my...
Rectus Diastasis

Rectus Diastasis

Rectus abdominis diastasis What is it? An anatomic term describing a condition in which the two rectus muscles are separated by an abnormal distance. Fairly consistently defined as more than 2cm. The distance is usually measured above the umbilicus, at and below the...
Exercise During Pregnancy

Exercise During Pregnancy

As an OBGYN and a mom who exercised through 4 pregnancies, I love this topic.⠀ ⠀ During pregnancy I have run a marathon (granted first pregnancy, first trimester, didn’t have a positive home pregnancy test yet), run a half marathon, run short distances, biked, swam,...