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, Jessie and Anita discuss ways to prepare your body and mind for pregnancy – BEFORE you get pregnant (whether you are on your first or fifth baby)!
Episode 128: Best of Replay – Body Image, Race, Racism and Intersectional Feminism with Chrissy King
Today we talk with Chrissy King all about the strength training journey, body image, race, racism, and intersectional feminism.
On today’s episode, we talk with Topsie Vandenbosch about all things mindset coaching for entrepreneurs. But, trust us: you will find MANY gems even if you don’t work for yourself!
On today’s replay show we talk with Sonja Herbert about her focus on black women and fitness, as well as her own pregnancy and birth experiences.
On today’s show we talk with Dr. Nicole Rankins about her role(s) at work, and how her personal experiences have shaped her professional endeavors!
On this week’s replay episode, Jessie sits down with Tekara Gainey to talk about black maternal healthcare and reproductive justice. This is merely scratching the surface, so make sure to do some research and work of your own!
The first of our 3-part pregnancy mini series! Join Jessie and Anita for the top 5 pregnancy exercise tips every expecting mum needs to know!
In today’s episode, Jessie talks with Shirin Eskandani all about the idea of control: lack of it, desire for it, and how to sit with where we are during the pandemic.
In this week’s podcast episode, Jessie and Anita discuss options and general guidelines to getting back to running postpartum!
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.