Lifting during pregnancy

Can You Lift Weights While Pregnant?

(Reviewed by Dr. Carrie Pagliano, DPT) Pregnant women with uncomplicated pregnancies can continue to lift weights. Most pregnant women will need to make modifications to do so. Lifting weights has many health benefits for the mother if they are able to continue this healthy habit. Much has changed in recent years around what pregnant woman … Read more

Whitney Heins running with a friend

How to Make Mom Friends

Being a mom can feel isolating this is why having “mom friends” is so important. Caitlin Riojas, LCSW-S, a clinical social worker, says you can find mom friends almost anywhere you spend time with your kids from school to the park. If you feel awkward introducing yourself to new moms, she says the best thing to do … Read more

How to start running after having a baby

Postpartum Running Guide

Everything you need to know about how to get back into running after pregnancy. When you can safely start running after baby, how to start, and more. Medically Reviewed By:  Dr. Carrie Pagliano (PT), Dr. Lauren Levko (DPT), and Melanie Connell (PT, CHC). Fact-Checked By: Chelsea Plummer, Health Editor  This post was originally written on … Read more

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