Author - Molly Parlier

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Women’s Health Foundation’s (WHF) mission is to improve the pelvic health and wellness of all women and girls. We do this by: driving cutting-edge research initiatives; serving as a national resource on pelvic wellness issues; fostering conversation and creating communities for women; and developing community-based solutions. Learn more at

3 Things to Watch Out for After Childbirth (& What to do!)

You’re six weeks post-partum and you’re a wreck.  Sleep is a luxury, a daily shower is a thing of the past, and most likely, you’re dealing with some new challenges and unexpected changes to your body. 

We have 3 ways to get you feeling “normal” again AND a great giveaway for our readers.  Comment below or on Facebook and tell us what you experienced OR are experiencing post-partum.  (1) Winner will be selected randomly on Tuesday 6/5 to win a great WHF package: 

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Posted on May 31, 2012 at 7:00 AM by Molly Parlier

5 Simple Ways To Prep Your Pelvis for Childbirth

One of the most remarkable wonders of the female body is its ability to carry and deliver one (or more!) infants.  The fact that a pear-sized organ, the uterus, can expand that much is a physiological feat!  

At Women’s Health Foundation, we refer to childbirth as “the Boston Marathon of the pelvis.”  If you were really running the Boston Marathon, you would do months of training to get into shape, including exercise, stretching, and good nutrition.  However, many women tend to sh...

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 7:00 AM by Molly Parlier