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, Anita and Jessie discuss myths, causes of leaking, and what can help in your journey to return to jumping as a postpartum person.
Today, Anita and Jessie talk through 3 things to test out and try if you are going through pelvic floor symptoms with lower level exercise – but not intense exercise.
Episode 186 – Replay: 3 Phrases to Help Soothe Yourself During Feelings of Postpartum Body Discomfort
Today, we are replaying Episode 130 where Jessie and Anita share 3 phrases they have used – that they hope you find useful as well – when you are feeling discomfort in your postpartum body!
Anita talks with Bump to Birth student, Michelle Brooks, about her pregnancy journeys – from birth prep to postpartum care – and how she found support along the way.
In today’s episode, Jessie talks with Anita about what happens in a pelvic floor assessment, how it can benefit pregnant and postpartum people, as well as what questions to ask and considerations for your appointment.
Episode 183: Navigating Prolapse During Pregnancy, Preparing for Birth and Postpartum Recovery with Nicole Goss
Today, Anita talks with Nicole Goss about her birthing experiences – from navigating labor with a doctor who didn’t listen to her wants, to becoming an advocate for herself and others to have smooth deliveries!
In today’s episode, Anita talks with Sinéad Dufour about one of the most common issues Anita’s prenatal clients come in for: PGP.
In today’s episode we are highlighting a compilation of 10 guest lecturers we get to learn from in the Postnatal Fitness Specialist Academy.
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita go over their top 5 tips to reduce your client fears around pelvic floor symptoms.
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.