I never really paid much attention to my bladder until I had my daughter. Well, that’s not completely true. When I was about 11 years old, I once heard my friend say – “your bladder can get slacked if you don’t pee when you’ve got to pee.” Wait, so I can involuntarily pee my pantsContinue reading “My Bladder’s Health Postpartum”
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Postpartum Hernia After Pregnancy
If you are a mom, you may have come across the term ‘Diastasis Recti’ (DR) at some point in your postpartum journey. It is the splitting of the abdominal wall due to increased Intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) during pregnancy. However, there is also something called ‘postpartum umbilical hernia,’ which is also caused by increased abdominal pressureContinue reading “Postpartum Hernia After Pregnancy”
Bell’s Palsy: My Story & Journey to Recovery
Sometime in June, 2018, just a few weeks after relocating back home, I woke up one morning in a different body. My daughter was only 8 months old trying to adjust to her new normal just like the rest of us. We had travelled across continents and time-zones with job changes and a new lifeContinue reading “Bell’s Palsy: My Story & Journey to Recovery”
How To Enjoy Exercising
I was never the athletic girl or runner growing up. I didn’t like exercising. It was a chore and a bore. But one thing I paid some attention to was wellness. Not necessarily what I ate or how I moved, but the serenity and calm I felt when I saw something clean. A bit weirdContinue reading “How To Enjoy Exercising”
How to Deal with Loose Skin after Baby
Every mama, at some point in her recovery journey has consciously or subconsciously wondered if the loose skin that appeared after delivery will ever go away. Well, there is no clear, cut and dry answer. Everyone’s body is different so what you notice on body will not be the same as seen on another mama.Continue reading “How to Deal with Loose Skin after Baby”
My Wellness Journey
As a wellness coach, I think it’s important to constantly remind myself and those around me, what my “why is.” In 2012, I had a health scare. If you have read my nutrition and lifestyle book, Less Is More, you will know that majority of my wellness journey story includes my husband, who IContinue reading “My Wellness Journey”
Breastfeeding & Exercise
Will my milk supply dip if I exercise? This is a question I heard repeatedly at 8 months postpartum. I didn’t get it. Why would your milk supply drop because you are exercising? It didn’t make sense. Recently, I did some research on why this belief was floating around. I wanted to get it straightContinue reading “Breastfeeding & Exercise”
What is Diastasis Recti?
What is Diastasis Recti (DR)? Diastasis recti is the splitting of the abdominal wall due to excessive intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) in the abdominal cavity. Research shows that it is common and 2 out of 3 women will experience DR if they have had 2 or more children. Studies show that 30 to 65% of womenContinue reading “What is Diastasis Recti?”
Where Does The Pregnancy Weight Come From?
Pregnancy is not a one size fits all. In fact, the way you gain weight during pregnancy differs for every woman depending on her Body Mass Index (BMI) and other uncontrollable factors. Weight gain during pregnancy is one of the most natural things a woman goes through. The extra weight comes with a basket ofContinue reading “Where Does The Pregnancy Weight Come From?”
Hello, mama. How are you doing?
It goes without saying that the pandemic and global lockdown in many parts of the world, has changed the way we live. Just when we thought we could take a quick break from the kids and run to the grocery store for some alone time, we are hit with strict guidelines to stay home. AsContinue reading “Hello, mama. How are you doing?”