Labor Conditioning

Labor Conditioning is a customizable program that encourages fitness during pregnancy in a way that prepares the body for achieving a natural birth. Although this program is not exclusive to those desiring a natural childbirth experience, it outlines strength, flexibility, endurance, and cardiovascular exercises that can help prepare the body for the demands of a natural childbirth.

Phases of Labor Conditioning

1

EXERCISE REGULARLY

Develop a realistic exercise routine that meets your time constraints and fitness level.

2

MANUAL THERAPY

Incorporate manual therapy techniques to optimize spine/pelvic/hip health.

3

stretching & mechanics

Incorporate perineal stretching and learn body mechanics for the 4th trimester (nursing postures, bending, lifting, etc.).

*Note: Self-mobilization strategies and self-perineal stretching is taught to virtual clients. 

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