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, Jessie goes through some questions to ask yourself in sorting out what exercise is best for you!
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita discuss myths around squatting in pregnancy and postpartum, and offer tips to do so, safely!
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita discuss the top 10 episodes of TBAB in 2020, as voted on by YOUR listens and feedback!
In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita discuss their top 5 tips for less pain and pelvic floor symptoms while walking during pregnancy!
Jessie talks with Hayley Chisholm about her experience of vaginal scarring and pain across multiple births, and how she chose to resolve it with surgery.
In today’s episode, Anita and Dr. Kate Gerster hold an updated conversation about pregnancy guidelines and expectations during the pandemic.
In today’s episode, Anita and Jessie talk about where and how to find peer support and interaction as your transition into parenthood!
In today’s episode, Anita and Jessie go over how to prepare your whole self for birth – with a ton of helpful and actionable tips along the way!
In today’s episode, Anita and Jessie talk about the point of support garments, the myths and expectations around them, and how they could benefit you 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.