What is Postpartum?

I have written mostly about pregnancy and training so far. But now let’s shift focus for a little bit and talk about Postpartum. I define the postpartum period as the time after being pregnant as postpartum. That means, whether that is after childbirth, a stillbirth, child or infant loss, or even a miscarriage, you areContinue reading “What is Postpartum?”

Training 0 – 12 Weeks Pregnant

What does training from 0 through 12 weeks pregnant look like?  Well let’s first be clear, it’s really more like 4 or 5 weeks to 12 weeks pregnant.  That is about as early as you can find out that you are pregnant since our pregnancies are counted from our last, first day of our period. Continue reading “Training 0 – 12 Weeks Pregnant”

Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy

Let me tell you there are so many benefits to exercising while you are pregnant!  These are not the only ones but I believe the most important ones. (PMID: 23014142) Higher cardiorespiratory fitness Prevention of urinary incontinence Prevention of low back pain Reduced symptoms of depression Gestational weight gain control For cases of gestational diabetes,Continue reading “Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy”

Prenatal Vitamins

I would always suggest that anyone considering trying to get pregnant to start taking prenatal vitamins 3 months before you plan to get pregnant.  That may not always be the case but that would be what I want you to shoot for.  If you start before you get pregnant, you will already be consistent withContinue reading “Prenatal Vitamins”

The Pelvic Floor

What is it?  What does it do?   The Pelvic Floor is a complicated bunch of muscles sort of set up like a sling in a sense that holds up all our organs in our body.  They are also the muscles we use to go the bathroom and that hold our organs.  In the case ofContinue reading “The Pelvic Floor”

Why Do I Love Helping Mamas?

I’m not sure why it was I connected so much to helping mamas!  Maybe it’s because I was ready to be a mama.  But I have always enjoyed helping others through coaching.  Through a lot of reading and the BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar I took in 2018, I realized how much I did NOT know aboutContinue reading “Why Do I Love Helping Mamas?”

What is Sweet Mama Fitness?

I created Sweet Mama Fitness so I could help women through the motherhood transition. What is motherhood transition? I consider it to be preconception, pregnancy, and through one year postpartum. I think our society does not put enough emphasis on educating women about motherhood transition. We seem to get the very quick run down ofContinue reading “What is Sweet Mama Fitness?”

Nice to Meet You!

I’m a pretty open book and can’t wait to help make a difference in someone’s life. Hey I’m Nora Warner!  I want to introduce myself and give a little background of who I am and where I’m from.  I am a thirty something year old, married to the love of my life and my bestContinue reading “Nice to Meet You!”

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