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
On today’s show Anita tells the birth story of her second baby, Jack! In this episode, she covers her preparation, home birth, medical professionals involved, and the feelings along the way as she reflects on his first birthday!
On today’s episode, Jessie talks privilege in her business success, how her business has evolved, resentment in not holding boundaries with family and business, all-or-nothing mentality with exercise, and so much more!
Episode 94: Busting Myths and Decreasing Fear About Pelvic Organ Prolapse with Haley Shevener and Annemarie Everett
On today’s episode, Anita will be busting myths, decreasing fear, and increasing support and hope around the topic of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) with Haley Shevener and Annemarie Everett!
On today’s episode, Jessie and Anita talk about how societal and medical weight stigma affect the health and wellbeing of pregnant humans.
On today’s episode, Anita and Jessie discuss strategies to manage incontinence through cold and flu season!
On today’s episode, Anita and Jessie discuss important points to examine in determining whether you have a healthy relationship with exercise!
On today’s episode, Jessie and Anita break down what they do as professionals focused on prenatal/postpartum health, and how collaboration across the board can benefit clients and practitioners alike!
Today on the show, Anita explains how processing and debriefing around your birth experience will help your postpartum recovery!
Episode 88: How to Start and Grow a Group Fitness Class for Moms in Your Community with Rikki Cortese
Today, Jessie talks with Rikki Cortese, Postnatal Fitness Specialist and friend, about how she runs her group fitness classes for moms! She breaks it down so you can easily start your own!
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.