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Episode 119: Discussing Different Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Recoveries with Martine Chiasson

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Episode 119: Postpartum Exercise Q&A

In today’s episode, Anita talks with Martine Chiasson – certified kinesiologist and founder of the Mama Movement Studio – about her 3 different pregnancies…and beyond!

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Resources and References:

Anita’s Bump to Birth Course – Prepare you, your pelvic floor and core for birth:

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Time Stamps: 

2:58 – Introduction to our special guest, Martine Chiasson!

5:15 – How did Martine feel during her first and second pregnancies?

6:27 – What is Symphysis Pubis?

7:16 – What was the mental and emotional experience for Martine between pregnancies?

9:20 – How did Martine handle her Symphysis Pubis pain differently between pregnancies?

11:38 – How did Martine’s pregnancy losses impact how she felt during her other pregnancies?

20:40 – How Martine prepared for her first two births

22:18 – How Martine found the information she received from the hospital prenatal classes.

27:30 – Martine shares about her first 2 birth experiences.

36:34 – Does Martine remember the feelings she had differently between labors?

43:14 – How did Martine prepare differently for her third birth?

46:53 – What did exercise look for Martine in her third pregnancy?

56:27 – What new knowledge did Martine use during her third labor that was different from her previous births?

1:06:24 – A share from Martine following her third birth.

1:07:43 – How was Martine’s recovery following her third birth?

1:12:16 – A piece of advice that Martine would give listeners going into labor and birth!

1:15:21 – Wrap up!