Everybody knows tummy time is important for babies. But do you know why?
Tummy time is important for the trajectory of your baby’s neuromusculoskeletal development. In this article, I'll go...
Even though they have don’t have the...
Aches and pains while pregnant are common. But it doesn’t mean you have to passively live with the worst of it for your entire pregnancy.
The most frequent musculoskeletal complaints during...
In looking into the fairly recent history of family planning in the United States, it’s pretty fascinating to learn how the rise of commercially accessible cow's milk in the 1930s-1960s led...
Do you get-it-ON at the gym? Always giving your all at boot camps, aerobics classes, CrossFit, Orange Theory, and running + lifting circuits?
I am. (But I seriously don’t judge anyone who...
There are a lot of assumptions out there about pregnancy. Assumptions based on media, outdated medical knowledge, and what seems culturally appropriate. Let’s talk about it.
Lingering inflammation is taxing for the mind and body. It can cause pain and prevent the optimal function of nearly all components of the body. Chronic inflammation is even linked with symptoms of...
It can be difficult to find balance in your life. Especially when pregnant. It can be difficult to balance: physical, emotional, professional, and familial life.
In this blog, I’ll mostly...
As much as I admire and respect dance, it makes me self-conscious, leery, and uncomfortable.
Despite this, I recently summoned up some courage. I ordered a leotard and signed my 30-year-old self up...
This article was written by Dr. Monika Patel:
" I stayed in a relationship with a perpetually unsupportive person for far too long. I let the fear of “failure” and hurting someone hold...
Mother, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and avid researcher/writer Monika loves empowering and collaborating with women to learn and grow.
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