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Three Things you Didn’t Know About Kegals

Posted on: May 16th, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 43 Comments

When most women think of pelvic floor health, there’s one word that comes to mind: Kegals. Whether it be to strengthen during pregnancy, to alleviate incontinence issues, or to improve sexual health, I’m sure all of us have attempted Kegals at some point in time, but how much do you actually know about these little exercises?

How to Make the Most of Maternity Leave

Posted on: May 2nd, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 1 Comment

Maternity leave is a hot button topic right now. How much time women get off, how they are compensated, and the attitudes around company culture are all being talked about daily. But regardless of where you stand on maternity leave, I think one thing unites all of us - we want to make the most of our time with our babies!

Upcoming Event: Sex, Chocolate, and Your Pelvic Floor

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 38 Comments

From the bedroom to the bathroom, women of all ages have questions about "down there.” Sex, Chocolate and Your Pelvic Floor aims to educate women on sexual health and bathroom habits in a fun, relaxed environment all while raising funds for the Women's Health Foundation, an organization we truly believe in here at Mommy Fitness!

Is Bladder Leakage Normal?

Posted on: April 1st, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 47 Comments

Is bladder leakage normal? Commercials on TV these days and rows upon rows of convenience store aisles filled with incontinence products would lead you to believe it is! But believe it or not, bladder leakage is NOT just "part of being a woman."

Ball Beat Fitness for Omaha Moms and Kids

Posted on: March 25th, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 1 Comment

Looking for a fitness class that is safe & fun for you and your older child to do together? The brand new Ball Beat class at Mommy Fitness is one hour of energetic drumming to kid-friendly music, giving you the opportunity to bond while moving in a way that feels good!

Choosing a Prenatal Care Provider in Omaha

Posted on: March 18th, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 1 Comment

Choosing a care provider is one of the biggest decisions a woman can make in terms of how her pregnancy and birth will proceed. As a result, many moms feel immense pressure to choose the right kind of professional support for their pregnancy, birth and postpartum needs. If you’re looking for a prenatal care provider here in Omaha, there are a few key steps you can take to make the process easier!

March Birth Well Workshop

Posted on: March 9th, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 49 Comments

This Sunday, we'll be hosting our first Birth Well Workshop, and it's going to be an amazing event! Julie has pulled together THREE HOURS of wonderful information to teach pregnant mamas how to work WITH her body and her baby.

Resource Corner: Nobody Ever Told Me (or my mother) That!

Posted on: March 2nd, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 4 Comments

The Mommy Fitness community is a wealth of information no matter what stage of motherhood you're in. Whether you're expecting your first child or getting ready to send your last kiddo off to preschool, we have the resources and support to help you every step of the way!

Mommy & Me Classes Starting March 1

Posted on: February 24th, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 1 Comment

There's no way around it, motherhood is challenging! As our kids grow, each age and stage brings about new challenges, stresses, worries, and questions. The journey of motherhood can be isolating, but the good news is that we don't have to do it alone!

Meet Joanna: Behind the Blog

Posted on: February 17th, 2016 by Joanna Murnan 96 Comments

Hello mamas! There are some exciting changes coming to Mommy Fitness this Spring. New classes, new workshops, and even a few new team members! This is where I come in - my name is Joanna, and I'll be joining the Mommy Fitness crew behind the blog!