Postpartum
Vaginal and Perineal Granulation Tissue

Vaginal and Perineal Granulation Tissue

Perineal tearing during a vaginal delivery can have varying levels of severity, and each woman’s tissue heals differently. While most perineal tearing heals on its own with stitching, there are times when the body can over heal and develop an excess of tissue at the wound site. This is known as granulation tissue.

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Postpartum Anxiety

Postpartum Anxiety

We’ve all heard of “the baby blues,” but what happens when it’s not sadness you feel? What happens when all you feel is debilitating anxiety? Maybe it hits you in the hospital, maybe as soon as you get home, or (as in my case) many weeks into your postpartum journey. It’s scary, all-consuming, and quite frankly it can make you feel helpless. 

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Perineal Scar massage

Perineal Scar massage

When and how should you return to sex postpartum? If you have a partner, have an open and honest conversation about easing back into sex or other forms of intimacy.

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Best Books for Breastfeeding

Best Books for Breastfeeding

Adrienne Gobe shares her research on the best books for breastfeeding. These books can be a resource as you prepare for and are troubleshooting during your breastfeeding journey. Breastfeeding is a relationship, it has to work for both you and your child. And most importantly, your worth is not measured in ounces!

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Returning to HIIT After Childbirth

Returning to HIIT After Childbirth

How do I return to HIIT after having a baby? How much time do I take off before starting back up? The answers are not one-size-fits-all. What’s important is that you understand the principles for safe and effective progression.

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Breastfeeding Posture

Breastfeeding Posture

During my pregnancy, I knew I wanted to breastfeed my son. I read the books and bought the supplies. I had the breastfeeding pillows and salves and shirts. I had the pump and the rocking chair and ice packs. I was ready for sore nipples and sleepless nights. I was not, however, prepared for the back pain.

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Postpartum Periods

Postpartum Periods

What to expect from your first postpartum period: when will it happen, what will it be like, and what you’ll need. 

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