Pregnancy offers huge opportunities for growth -- emotionally and physically. Celebrity trainers Joel Harper and Tracy Hafen, as well as obstetrician Margaret McKenzie, have crafted four short yet effective workouts to keep your body tuned in each trimester, as well as one for immediately after the delivery. Includes special exercises to keep your pelvic floor strong and keep everything working the way it used to.
Instructor Shiva Rea demonstrates a series of stretches and strength-building exercises that address the specific needs of a changing body. This workout focuses on comfort and relaxation while increasing energy and stamina.
A safe and effective prenatal practice that will help maintain a strong and centered mind and body to help keep you happy and balanced in the moment, and to prepare you for the birth experience. Two assistants help the instructor demonstrate how each posture should be practiced according to where you are in your pregnancy.
Prepregnancy: starting from a healthy place -- Great expectations: how eating the right food is good for you and your baby -- MyPramid plans: what to eat before, during, and after pregnancy -- Pregnancy: expect the best -- The fourth trimester: after the baby arrives -- Food safety: before, during, and after pregnancy -- Infertility, other common concerns, and special situations -- Quick and delicious recipes.
Trying for a bump -- Baby bonuses and momma must-haves -- She's gotta have it -- The pregnancy pantry -- What to shelve for nine months -- The big O (organic, that is) -- Go fish -- How to deal when you're meat-free, dairy-free, or wheat-free -- Belly blues/morning sickness survival guide -- Burps, farts, heartburn, bloating, and other good times -- "Does my butt look fat?" and other weighty questions -- Sweating for two -- When things get a little complicated -- Germ patrol -- Belly in the kitchen -- Momma munchies -- Recipes to feed the belly. Sweet ; Meaty ; Salty/savory ; Spicy ; Thirst-quenching -- The milk factory and beyond -- Feed the belly seven-day eating plan.