Pregnancy

Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

Pregnancy is one of the only times in our lives that we are expected to gain weight. Healthy and optimal pregnancy weight gain depends on multiple factors, including your pre-pregnancy weight and body mass index (BMI).

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Belly Bands: Are They Worth It?

Pregnancy is hard on the body. In just a few short months, pregnant women experience weight gain, loose ligaments, and a shifting center of gravity. Our bodies shift around to accommodate, and we often notice changes in how we stand, walk, and move around throughout the day. This can lead to back pain, pelvic pain, and wild changes in balance for pregnant women. Fortunately, support is out there!

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Prenatal Massage: Benefits and Precautions

Prenatal massage can provide welcome relief to a growing pregnant body. Massage can offer many benefits, including reduced back and leg pain and improved mood. If you’re pregnant and considering prenatal massage to address your ache and pains, there are a few things to consider before you hop on the table.

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What is Diastasis Recti?

Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and more of diastasis recti.

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What is a Birth Plan and Should You Have One?

Preparing a birth plan is great way to be proactive and avoid any miscommunications and unwanted stress on your big day. Of course you won’t be able to control everything that happens, but a birthing plan will give you the opportunity to outline your personal wishes and preferences for your labor and delivery.

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Meet Our New Medical Advisor, Amira Mouad, CPO

We’re excited to introduce the newest addition to our clinical staff, Amira Mouad, CPO. She is a certified Prosthetist Orthotist (CPO) who has been practicing for 5 years. Amira will be helping Aeroflow provide the best possible educational resources for our Maternity Compression patients.

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