Body after Baby: Exercises and Ergonomics for New Mothers

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Body after Baby© is a research-based core exercise program designed by women’s health physical therapists, giving you a medically sound way to return to exercise after having a baby.  

The core musculature takes a hit after pregnancy and childbirth – not only do your abdominal muscles get stretched and weakened but so do your pelvic floor muscles, as well as the deep back muscles that help support your spine and posture.  This video will help you appropriately rehabilitate all of these muscle groups, allowing you to return to any previous exercise with less risk of  injury, helping you feel stronger through all the day-to-day body strains that come with being a new mom.  Strengthening the pelvic floor can also help decrease women’s health problems later in life–urinary leakage, pelvic organ prolapse and chronic back pain.

Whether you have had a baby 6 weeks ago–or 6 years ago–these exercises will continue to be effective even as your little one ages.

We also include a unit on everyday ergonomics (Posture Education and Everyday Movement). Your little bundle of joy is always getting bigger and heavier–but caring for your baby doesn’t have to mean sore backs and stiff necks. We’ll teach you how to lift, hold, breastfeed, and bathe your baby, and how to carry that ever-present necessity, the portable car seat, safely and efficiently.

Recommended accessories: Dumbells or other handweights up to 5 lbs. Rubber resistance bands.

Note on video download: After completing your purchase, a link to the secure download page (at E-junkie.com) will be sent to your specified email address. Body after Baby comprises almost 2 hours of video content. Download speeds will vary due to your computer and your connection speed.

Contents 

0:00:  Introduction

1:50: Posture Education and Everyday Movement

22:56: Week 1 Exercises

52:03: Week 2 Exercises

1:29:48: Week 3 Exercises

1:59:49: Week 4 exercises

A Note about Kegels

Kegel exercises are not demonstrated on our video, but they are an integral part of a healthy postpartum recovery (and pelvic floor health, in general). For more information on doing kegels, click here.

Diastasis and Exercise

Diastasis Recti, a separation of the abdominal muscles, is a condition that affects many women during and after pregnancy. For more information about doing Body after Baby core exercises and diastasis, click here.

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