Health: Food & Fitness


How to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back Besides Just Diet and Exercise

Saturday, August 11, 2018 By Nina Spears
How to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back Besides Just Diet and Exercise | Baby Chick

Any woman who has given birth can tell you that the feeling of a squishy belly after several months of a firm belly feels a little weird. All of those months of your baby and uterus growing, your skin stretching, and your hips widening takes a toll on your body. Those first few days postpartum […]

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5 Tips to Take Care of Your Perineum Postpartum

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 By Hannah Crews
5 Tips to Take Care of Your Perineum Postpartum | Baby Chick

I remember when I had my first baby. And boy, do I remember how my downstairs felt afterwards. I tore pretty badly – I was terrified to walk, terrified to sit abruptly, and certainly terrified to pee and poop. Being that my poor vagina had gone through some serious trauma pushing out an actual human being, […]

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Motivation for Moms: 3 Ways to Reach Your Fitness Goals

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 By Kate Horney
Motivation for Moms: 3 Ways to Reach Your Fitness Goals | Baby Chick

If you’re a mom and struggling to stay motivated with your current health, and fitness routine, you’re not alone. Many women say that they simply feel “stuck,” and struggle with getting motivated to make a change. They’ve acknowledged a problem and want to become healthier, but they’re just not sure how to get started taking […]

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Why Every Mom Should Participate in a Postpartum Recovery Program

Thursday, June 21, 2018 By Ingrid Hanna
Why Every Mom Should Participate in a Postpartum Recovery Program | Baby Chick

Some might call me biased, but in my 15 years of providing physical therapy I have come to the conclusion that every mom should participate in a rehabilitation-based postpartum recovery program. Most moms experience musculoskeletal pain on a weekly (if not daily) basis and many of us assume that this is just a normal part […]

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Diastasis Recti: How to Identify Abdominal Separation After Pregnancy

Monday, May 14, 2018 By Kate Horney
Diastasis Recti | Baby Chick

What is Diastasis Recti? A diastasis recti is a separation of the abdominal muscles, what many refer to as the “six-pack” muscles. This separation occurs along the band of connective tissue that runs down the middle of the rectus abdominis. This band of tissue is called the linea alba, but we’re going to refer to […]

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10 Things Your Chiropractor Wants You to Know

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 By Alayna Pagnani-Gendron
10 Things Your Chiropractor Wants You to Know | Baby Chick

1. Chiropractors are safe, effective and here to help you. Chiropractic has been around for what seems like forever.  It started back in 1895 with BJ Palmers first adjustment. Without getting too much into the details, this chiropractor patient was deaf, but able hear again after his adjustment! Ever since then, chiropractors have been helping […]

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10 Tips for Staying Active with Your Family

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 By Kate Horney
Tips for Staying Active with Your Family

As moms, one important job we have is to make sure that our kids develop healthy habits at a young age. It’s important to teach our kids that taking care of their bodies matters. I love teaching my boys that exercise is not a chore, but rather that it’s something that we get to do […]

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How to Burn Fat Fast with HIIT

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 By Kate Horney
Burn Fat Fast with HIIT Workouts | Baby Chick

Want to burn fat fast without spending hours at the gym? With the right type of training, you can transform your body and create lasting change in just 30 minutes or less. The key to burning fat fast are short duration, high intensity workouts, often called HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). Here are 3 styles of […]

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Pelvic Floor and Your Core: 4 Things Every Mom Must Know

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 By Kate Horney
Your pelvic floor and your core | Baby Chick

Your pelvic floor is a thin layer of muscles that run from the pubic bone to the coccyx. The pelvic floor plays an important role in many things, like supporting your body’s internal organs (bladder, intestines, uterus, etc.), enabling you to maintain urinary and bowel control, and providing support vital for reproductive and sexual functioning. […]

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I’m Embracing my “Mom Bod” in 2018 — Here’s Why!

Friday, March 2, 2018 By Hannah Crews
I'm Embracing my "Mom Bod" in 2018 -- Here's Why! | Baby Chick

It’s March. Three months into this new year. And by now, many of our resolutions have gone down the drain, if we’re gonna be real here. Am I right? I think it’s a thought or a desire for many women to look at the New Year as an opportunity to lose the mom bod and […]

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