Evidence-Based Perinatal Fitness for Birth Workers
For all healthcare professionals interested in learning an evidence-based approach to advising women on exercise in the perinatal period including:
This two-hour workshop will combine lecture, movement and time for a Q&A.
We will review:
Normal anatomical changes that occur during pregnancy and postpartum as they relate to movement and staying active
Common dysfunctions such as diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence
Current guidelines, common myths and the state of the evidence for fitness in the perinatal period including counseling strategies and resources available to women in NOLA
Learning will be experiential so come prepared to move and work in groups.
Wear clothing that you are comfortable moving in and sneakers. This event will be capped at 20 participants to allow for active participation. Babies that are not yet mobile are welcome.
(Coming Soon) Pregnancy and Postpartum Considerations for Coaches and Personal Trainers
For coaches and personal trainers looking to optimize their assessment skills and understand how to modify common exercises for this population. Topics covered include:
Essential anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and postpartum
Answers to frequently asked questions
Pelvic Organ Prolapse