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, 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 and Anita talk about preparing for postpartum life while still pregnant in order for the possibility to recover more quickly, and find more easy in the process!
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita talk about their best and most challenging of 2019, as well as what’s to come in 2020!
Today, Anita and Jessie answer YOUR questions about painful sexual intimacy – including what the pain might mean, how to seek help, and remedies!
Today, Jessie talks with Dr. Krystyna Holland, a Pelvic Physical Therapist who works with transgender and non-binary people, post vaginoplasty. We discuss how Dr. Krystyna came to this work, define some important terms, and learn how she guides her patients moving forward from surgery about their pelvic floor function.
On today’s show, Jessie talks with Alycia Two Bears about her work in the Indigenous birth support sphere, what brought her here, and “birthing as ceremony”!
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!
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.