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Episode 192 – Replay: Squatting in Pregnancy and Postpartum

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Episode 192 – Replay: Squatting in Pregnancy and Postpartum

In today’s replay of episode 156, Jessie and Anita discuss myths around squatting in pregnancy and postpartum, and offer tips to do so, safely!

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Resources and References:

 

Anita’s free guide: Discover 3 Tips to Help your Pelvic Floor Connection in Pregnancy to Prepare for Birth Without doing 100s of Kegels a Day

 

Show Notes:

 

0:00 – Show Intro

0:38 – Anita’s free Prenatal Pelvic Floor Guide

2:02 – What we are talking about today!

2:37 – Myth #1: Should you only squat with feet hip-width apart, toes facing forward, weight in your heels for exercise?

7:57 – Myth #2: Only squat to prepare for birth in the last few weeks of pregnancy

10:57 – Myth #3: Only use a perfect squat to pick things up

15:35 – Myth #4: Don’t squat if you have pelvic floor symptoms

20:07 – Cues to use in the moment #1: Using the breath

22:51 – Cues to use in the moment #2: W.A.I.T. acronym

24:10 – Cues to use in the moment #3: Spread the load

24:49 – Cues to use in the moment #4: Test and retest

25:51 – Wrap up