One of the most common points of pain for new (and experienced) moms is in the low back. There are many factors that work together to create pain in the low back, and it can usually be minimized by working with a pelvic floor physiotherapist in conjunction with a fitness professional who can help you to strengthen your core and make sure you’re moving properly and in proper alignment.
Healthy Moms Blog
Listening to your body and seeking medical advice is an important part of self-care as a mother.
I recently spent five days in the hospital for something I had just been chalking up to being a tired, working mom. I’m generally a very healthy person, and as a first-time mom, I thought I was dealing with normal mom exhaustion. This was not the case in the end, and was an important lesson in learning the parameters of mom life.
After struggling with infertility for over five years, we welcomed a “miracle” baby into the world last August. All my hopes and dreams to become a mother were finally coming true.
During the five-year wait, I read almost every parenting book available. I said to myself, “every month that goes by without becoming pregnant is just an extra month I get to learn about parenting so I can be even more prepared when the time comes.” The only missing ingredient in my quest to become a mom was a tiny human, I thought.
I was wrong.