Have a healthy pregnancy!

I have always loved working with pregnant women, not only because I think that exercise during pregnancy is great for the body, but I think it’s so great for the mind and soul, too. I’ve just heard from two of my favorite Austin-area perinatal health practicioners. There’s some good stuff going on to help keep pregnant mamas happy, healthy, and feeling fit.

April Bullock, CPM LM of Birthwise Birth & Family Services, part of the fabulous health & wellness collective East-West Family Health, is hosting a discussion about Whole Foods for Pregnancy. April will present ideas for getting on track nutritionally during pregancy. There will be time for questions and discussion.

The talk will be on Wednesday, September 8 from noon-1.30pm. There is a $15 fee, but free childcare is available. April’s office is in Central East Austin. Contact her at April@birthwisetx.com for more information or to register.

Rachel Garman, LMT, CPMT of Sullivan Physical Therapy is hosting a free class for pregnant women that will address tips for managing pregnancy discomfort. She will talk about the top ten common discomforts during pregnancy, appropriate stretching/exercises, kegels, perineal massage, and local resources for pregnant women.

The discussion is in the SPT offices in Northwest Austin on Wednesday, September 15 from 6-7pm. The talk is free. Reserve your place (limited to 10 pregnant ladies) by emailing Rachel at rachel@sullivanphysicaltherapy.com .

Let them know you heard about the event from Balance. Good health and great happiness to you!

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