Have you ever asked, “why did no one tell me?” when it comes to changes with your body, core and pelvic floor?
You’re Not Alone!
This is why the To Birth and Beyond Podcast was created. Discover why hundreds of people around the world have turned to Jessie and Anita for information that no one talks about surrounding these changes during pre-conception, pregnancy and postpartum stages of life.
RECENT PODCAST EPISODES
Today we bring back a special guest, Jessie’s husband Randy, so that the couple can talk postpartum, marriage, and intimacy!
Today we talk with special guest, Olivia Scobie, all about postpartum mental health. We cover everything from mental health complications, early indicators, and how you can support loved ones through a rough postpartum period.
Today we talk with special guest, Chrissy King, all about the strength training journey, body image, race, racism, and intersectional feminism. I would LOVE to say that we covered it all, but we just got the tip of the iceberg! Take a listen for a little crash course from our brilliant guest, and stay tuned for future episodes alongside her!
Today is episode #3 of our 3-part pregnancy miniseries: Pregnancy Belly Support Garments. We go over what has worked for us, as well as talk through different brands, and why it’s important to talk about supporting one another in our belly support choices!
Today is episode #2 of our 3-part pregnancy mini series: Pregnancy Body Image. We talk all about the feelings around our rapidly changing bodies as we make room for baby, and how to handle outside – and inner – dialogue about our bodies.
Today we are kicking off episode #1 of our 3-part pregnancy mini series with the top 5 pregnancy exercise tips every expecting mum needs to know!
Today, we speak with Kaitlin Murray about all things regarding midwifery. How to do your research and choose one, what is done in a home birth vs. at hospital, and even how to prepare your home for birth alongside a midwife (or two)!
Today, we speak with our friend, Rachel Schwartzman, about the combination of naturopathic and birth doula support. How do the two fit together to create a complete support system? What are the roles of each pre and postpartum?
Today, we are talking with our good friend and Lactation Consultant, Taya Griffin all things breastfeeding!
Jessie Mundell is mama-in-chief at JessieMundell.com, where she’s helped hundreds of moms feel strong, confident, and EMPOWERED with fitness programs tailored to THEIR specific needs. With a trunk-load of degrees in prenatal and postnatal exercise, Jessie supports mothers in their self-care so they can heal faster, reconnect with their bodies, and develop an impenetrable confidence & energy that translates to their families and life. Her programs, To Pregnancy and Beyond and Core + Floor Restore , focus on effective exercise during pregnancy, rehab of the core and pelvic floor for moms, postpartum and C-section recovery, and give thriving mamas permission to live joy-filled lives.
A Pelvic Health and Orthopaedic Physiotherapist with a focus on prenatal and postpartum care as well as a Certified Pilates Instructor and Certified in Acupuncture / Dry Needling. She graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology and a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy. Anita is one of the select few physiotherapists in Canada to receive advanced training in labour support, which blends orthopaedic physiotherapy expertise with birth doula support.
Anita believes, “It doesn’t just take a village to raise a child. It takes a village to raise a mama.” As a new mama, she sees how important it is to have a support team surrounding a woman during pregnancy, birth and beyond. She loves to collaborate with other birth, health and fitness professionals to help each women attain their health goals.
Anita’s practice, Holistic Health Physiotherapy, is focused on guiding women to prevent and heal physical ailments that are common but shouldn’t be considered their ‘new normal’ during pregnancy or postpartum stages of life. This will ultimately help a woman become stronger and more confident in her body more than ever.