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
Episode 206: Building Confidence Around Strength Training and Exercise with Prolapse with Reena Parekh
In today’s episode, Jessie talks with Reena Parekh about her experience with prolapse, and her best advice for others!
In today’s episode, Jessie discusses why she took a month off of strength training, what it means, and why you might consider a break as well!
In today’s episode, Anita talks with Munira Hudani about all things diastasis rectus abdominis. And, if you’ve heard us talk about diastasis before, make sure to tune in for the most updated information regarding you and your diastasis!
In today’s episode, Anita talks with Candice Thomas about her experience with perinatal mental health, the gaps in healthcare, and how she is working to mend those gaps.
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita discuss being/acting in the position of coach or health care practitioner when it comes to pregnancy and postpartum exercise plans – and differing opinions.
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita discuss how health and fitness professionals can respect and best help the postpartum people they work with
In today’s episode, Jessie talks about her decision to have an amniocentesis in her second pregnancy.
In today’s episode, Jessie talks about all things pooping, constipation and the pelvic floor with pelvic health physiotherapist, Aliya Dhalla!
In today’s episode, Anita breaks down the all-important mental prep for labor and birth into 4 easy to follow steps!!
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.