prolapse safe exercises

Health & Injuries, Prenatal/Postpartum

Complete Prolapse Guide – Prolapse Safe Exercises and Prolapse Surgery Success Stories

I am so happy to bring you my Complete Prolapse Guide, Prolapse Safe Exercises and Prolapse Surgery Success Stories. You see, I had multiple prolapses and …

prolapse exercises

Prenatal/Postpartum, Workouts

Prolapse Exercises – Safe Workout for Prolapse

How much do you know about prolapse and prolapse exercises? If you are like me, not very much. I was diagnosed with a bladder prolapse after …

postpartum belly


What A Real PostPartum Belly Looks Like

This was first posted on my Instagram account. If you want a sneak peak into my daily life, come follow me.  It took me at least …

Post Baby Workout


Why I’m Not Working Out Four Weeks After Baby

We were extremely blessed to welcome our baby boy four weeks ago. Many of you have been walking this long journey with us, and words can’t …

pelvic floor exercises

Prenatal/Postpartum, Workouts

Pelvic Floor Exercises – A Tutorial for Pelvic Floor Muscles

If you are a woman, a man, have had a baby, experience incontinence, have a history of back pain, have diastasis recti, or have taken any …

Pregnancy Workout

Prenatal/Postpartum, Workouts

What Your Pregnancy Workout Should Avoid

I gave birth to our daughter almost 5 years ago. During that pregnancy I had been a physical therapist and Pilates instructor for 12 years and …

prenatal vitamins


My Favorite Prenatal Vitamins

I talk a lot about nutrition here at Jessica Valant Pilates, and you all know how important I feel good vitamins are to improving our overall …

exercise after pregnancy


How to Exercise After Pregnancy and Why Planks are Bad

After giving birth, most women want to know when and how they can return to exercise after pregnancy. It’s an anxious and exciting time, as women who have …

diastasis recti exercises

Prenatal/Postpartum, Workouts

Diastasis Recti Exercises – The Workout You Should Be Doing

Diastasis recti exercises are some of the most important things you can do when you find yourself with separated abdominal muscles. The problem is that it …

prenatal Pilates

Kids, Prenatal/Postpartum

New Moms – What I Wish I Would Have Known

  Nothing can prepare you for how miraculous and wonderful (and sometimes confusing and exhausting) being a parent really is. Everyone finds their own way as they …