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Congratulations! If you're visiting this page, chances are good that you just had a baby and are looking for ways to get back to your prepregnancy weight or other ways to 'bounce back after baby.' One thing is for sure, your body after baby is going to be different. We hope you find our blogs helpful as they cover topics ranging from diastasis recti to postpartum recovery exercises you can start doing today to help your postpartum body heal after birth as well as information about your postpartum hip changes, hip binding and other postpartum recovery topics. 

Be sure to Download our FREE Postpartum Exercise PDF and start healing your core as soon as one day postpartum here!
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Real Moms; Real Birth Stories! - UpSpring

Posted by UpSpring on 10/18/2018 to Real Moms; Real Stories
Real Moms; Real Birth Stories! - UpSpring
Birth can be tough, but my darling, so are you. Discover the power of birth and the amazing inner strength and wisdom that comes from knowing your body is made for this! These amazing moms share their powerful birth stories to remind and encourage expectant moms that they are powerful and can do this!

Motherhood Manuals - Gestational Guides: Fertility through Pregnancy & Postpartum, Breastfeeding and Beyond!

Posted by UpSpring on 10/1/2018 to Pre-Natal
We've compiled our popular PDF guides that cover Essential Pregnancy tips, your Hospital Bag Checklist, Postpartum Body and Recovery and beyond!

What is Diastasis Recti and other Postpartum Abdominal Changes

Posted by Kylee Austin on 7/12/2018 to Real Moms; Real Stories
What is Diastasis Recti and other Postpartum Abdominal Changes
What is diastasis recti and how do I check to see if I have it? Are there any diastasis recti exercises I can do to heal my abs after birth? This common abdominal separation that happens to an estimated 3 million women per year...do these basic exercises to start healing your core.

New Mom Must-Haves: Gifts For New Moms

Posted by Kristi Hightower on 6/13/2018 to Pre-Natal
New Mom Must-Haves: Gifts For New Moms
If you're a new mom or you are looking for the best gifts for new moms, you'll find this product round up for first time new moms helpful, especially, if you're struggling with gift ideas for the baby shower party you've got on your calendar. For the most part, babies don't need a lot of 'stuff,' but the tired, exhausted, new mom definitely will! Read the list of ultimate baby shower gift ideas now!

Postpartum Recovery Guide FREE PDF download

Posted by UpSpring on 4/3/2018 to C-Section
Did you just give birth and looking for ways to get back in shape after baby? We've got you covered! Download the FREE PDF guide today!

Speed up Postpartum Recovery with Activated Bamboo Charcoal in Compression Garments

Posted by Kristi Hightower on 1/30/2018 to C-Section
Speed up Postpartum Recovery with Activated Bamboo Charcoal in Compression Garments
Bouncing back after baby can be a longer process than most moms realize. After 9 long months, finding the right compression garments for your postpartum recovery is the key to getting your body back after pregnancy. Look for items made with bamboo charcoal fiber to speed up recovery. Read more

Recovery after a C Section: Answers to the Most Common Questions

Posted by Kristi Hightower on 1/8/2018 to C-Section
Recovery after a C Section: Answers to the Most Common Questions

If you're preparing for birth you'll likely have a lot of questions like, will I have an emergency c section? How long does a c section take? What is a gentle c-section? How long does it take to recover after a csection? When can I drive after a c section? These and more answered!

Still Getting Asked When the Baby is Due? Your Belly After Baby

Posted by Catherine Brooks on 1/3/2018 to C-Section
Still Getting Asked When the Baby is Due? Your Belly After Baby
Still getting asked when the baby is due? We've got some exciting information about your belly after baby. It can bounce back after baby!

Compression Garments or Comfy Clothes: What to Wear Postpartum After a C-Section?

Posted by Kristi Hightower on 12/28/2017 to Breastfeeding
Compression Garments or Comfy Clothes: What to Wear Postpartum After a C-Section?
After a c section you may find yourself asking "what are the best clothes to wear postpartum after a c section?" "What kind of compression garments are best for c-section recovery?" That's why we curated this ultimate list of c section recovery clothes to minimize irritation and maximize healing and recovery after birth.

Alcohol and Breastfeeding: Fact v. Fiction

Posted by UpSpring on 12/4/2017 to Breastfeeding
Alcohol and Breastfeeding: Fact v. Fiction
The taboo topic of alcohol and breastfeeding has a lot of myths around it. After having alcohol, how long should you wait to breastfeed? How long does it take for alcohol to metabolize through your system? Should I pump and dump? Does pump and dump work? Read more about the facts v fiction around drinking alcohol and breastfeeding your baby.

Cold versus Flu Symptoms - Pediatrician Recommendations

Posted by UpSpring on 10/25/2017 to Post Baby Body
Cold versus Flu Symptoms - Pediatrician Recommendations
With cold and flu season just around the corner, no one wants a sick baby or child, but how do you keep your family healthy during flu season? What are the flu symptoms you should be looking for? Learn great tips to keep your family healthy from UpSpring's resident pediatrician, Dr. Brandi Loomis.

Pregnancy & Loss - Grieving After a Miscarriage

Posted by The Bloom Method on 10/2/2017 to Post Baby Body
Pregnancy & Loss - Grieving After a Miscarriage
Talking about miscarriage is the only way to heal it. Don't carry this burden in silence. One amazing woman, Brooke Cates, shares her personal experience and thoughts on healing after miscarriage and loss. Grieve and give yourself grace, momma.

Handling Motherhood with Grace & Humor: 5 Instagram Moms You Should Be Following!

Posted by Kristi Hightower on 9/13/2017 to C-Section
Handling Motherhood with Grace & Humor:  5 Instagram Moms You Should Be Following!
When you think of Instagram and motherhood, you may think of a perfectly curated life that’s overflowing with flower crowns and calm, blissful mom and baby moments...Follow these 5 Instagram moms who fill our feed with an ideal mixture of honesty and joy, not to mention their photogenic families!

Understanding Postpartum Hip Changes and Hip Binding

Posted by UpSpring on 6/1/2017 to Post Baby Body
Understanding Postpartum Hip Changes and Hip Binding

Understanding Postpartum Hip Changes and Hip Binding

As pregnancy progresses we watch our belly expand, but what about our hips? Some women have noticeable changes to the width of their hips during pregnancy, and others are not aware of any widening until they try to put on their jeans after losing the extra baby weight.

What Causes Postpartum Hip Change?

Postpartum hip changes are real...

Thinking Beyond the Bootie: Innovative Shower Gift Ideas

Posted by UpSpring on 9/22/2016 to Breastfeeding

Thinking Beyond the Bootie: Innovative Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Attending a baby shower soon and want to be the talk of the party? Well if so you should consider something than the traditional diaper bag or cute onesie. Why not give it a little more thought and bring a new and innovative baby shower gift for the expectant or new mom. Here are ten innovative baby shower gift ideas that are sure to make you stand out from the crowd.

Doc in a Box

Purchase a cute basket and fill it with first aid items for baby including a digital thermometer, infant vitamin D drops, non-aspirin liquid pain and fever reducer, anti-gas drops, etc. Items like these are something baby may need when they get home from the hospital and this basket prevents mom and dad from having to run an emergency errand.

Doctor in a Box

Table for Two

With a new baby in the house, new parents may not be thinking a lot about

C-Section Belly

Posted by UpSpring on 9/5/2016 to C-Section
C-Section Belly

Top 6 C-Section Questions from Expectant Moms

C-Section MomAs c-section moms and inventor of C-Panty After C-section Recovery Underwear we get lots of questions surrounding c-section deliveries from nervous moms to be. We wanted to share our top 5 c-section related questions we receive.

1. During a c-section, do they really take out your uterus?

Yes, the uterus is what is commonly called “exteriorized,” or brought outside the body during a c-section delivery. “What?!!,” you say, “take the whole thing out?”.