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, we welcome Anita back from her summer hiatus, and discuss what is hard about motherhood for us.
This week on the show, Jessie talks through her decision to have a second child: what went through her mind before and after finding out she was pregnant, all the way up to birth.
This week on the show we talk with the Fat Positive Fertility Coach, Nicola Salmon, all about the truths AND misconceptions revolving around weight and fertility!
Today, we talk with Aimee Suen of Small Eats all about her work as a Nutritional Therapist, the language around diet culture, and so much more!
On this week’s solo episode, Jessie dives deep into the importance we place on a diastasis recti diagnosis.
On this week’s 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!
On this week’s episode, Jessie sits down with her friend from university to talk with her about all things mothering and marriage with a cancer diagnosis.
Today on the show we are talking about what happens when your clothes don’t fit, specifically as it relates to postpartum.
Today on the show, Jessie has an intimate conversation with her partner, Randy, about their individual thoughts and feelings over the last year of being a family of four.
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.