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
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita focus on diastasis recti. We are coming at you with updated education, busted myths, and information on handling it in a stage of life/health where it’s not oft talked about: pregnancy.
In today’s episode, Jessie is talking about returning to exercise after tummy tuck. This is something Jessie has worked through with many clients, and is working through it in real time with a current client. Likely, clients who have a tummy tuck have prepared for this procedure for such a long time, and they need to feel comfortable and safe as they move around in this new version of their body.
In today’s replay of Episode 102, Anita outlines the 3 most common misconceptions around the preparation of your pelvic floor for birth – along with some tips and tricks to correct them!
In today’s episode, Jessie busts 5 dangerous pelvic floor myths, and provides real information and solution suggestions to start your journey to pelvic floor healing. Share this with your friends – they need to hear it!
In today’s replay of episode 215, Anita goes through different tips to prepare you and your support team for a birth following a traumatic birth.
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita give you a bit of a part 2 to episode 261 of the podcast, with mental and emotional recovery tips following an unplanned cesarean birth (to go along with the physical tips we gave in part 1!).
In today’s episode, Jessie chats with friend and client, Natasha, all about her experience in Jessie’s To Pregnancy and Beyond program. She touches on her journey in exercise and body image, as well as the shifts she has experienced in everything (including how she treats herself) because of her participation in To Pregnancy and Beyond
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita talk about how to feel more comfortable in your body in the gym and other fitness spaces. We will go over 4 tips that could be helpful to you to feel better in your body there – as well as to help others feel better in their bodies!
On today’s solo episode, Anita talks about the all-too-common foot and ankle pain in pregnancy or postpartum. She shares 4 exercises that her clients have found helpful – and that she has used herself – when it comes to rehabbing ankles or feet.
Jessie Mundell (she/her) is CEO at JessieMundell.com, where she’s helped thousands of moms and parents feel strong, confident, and EMPOWERED with fitness programs tailored to THEIR specific needs. With degrees in prenatal and postnatal exercise, Jessie supports parents in their self-care so they can heal faster, reconnect with their bodies, and develop a sense of confidence & capability that translates to their lives. 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 folks permission to enjoy their bodies.
Anita Lambert (she/her) is 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.