The Difference Between Abdominal Separation and Diastasis

At The Bloom Method, we believe the conversation about diastasis needs to change.  It is common for OB/GYNs, pelvic floor specialists, midwives, doulas, and other pre- and post-natal fitness experts to label a woman who has any type of abdominal separation as having diastasis. Specifically, a separation of two finger widths or more is medically […]

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What Should Be The First Exercise Women Do Postpartum

After having a baby, many mamas want to get their pre-baby bodies back sooner rather than later. At The Bloom Method, we totally understand that. But we also understand that healing and recovery is a process. It takes time. One question we encounter time after time is, “What should be the first exercise women do […]

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A Guide for Professionals to Learn More About Diastasis

Founding The Bloom Method and Studio Bloom has given me a fantastic platform to connect with mothers and fitness professionals in Boulder, throughout the United States and around the world. Helping others learn tools, techniques and exercises that empower women and last into motherhood is truly a passion for me. As professionals who help women […]

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How to Prevent Dysfunctional DR

If you’re having a baby or have had a baby, you may have heard of diastasis recti. Essentially, diastasis recti (or as it’s sometime called “diastasis” or “DR”) is a weakening of the linea alba or connective tissue that, in turn, causes a separation of the rectus abdominis muscles. Diastasis recti is commonly caused by […]

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Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

It’s that time of year when we’re bombarded with gift guides of all shapes and sizes. Elaborate gift guides to help us buy the most exciting products to hit the scene. This year we wanted to share our favorite “mom style” products so that you can gift yourself with a little love this season. To […]

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Leven’s Birth – A Journey of mama + babe

I’ve known for years that I wanted to welcome my child into this world via a home birth. Birth can look different for almost all women and while home birth isn’t the truth for every mama, it was my truth and something I deeply desired as I embarked on my motherhood journey in November of […]

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New Mama Must Have’s

In today’s world, new moms are bombarded with items to buy in order to get ready for baby’s arrival. Being a minimalist at heart, I wasn’t buying into all the must-haves that were being pushed my way. instead, I opted for smart, functional buys that made sense for our lifestyle. I started with the necessities, […]

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Our Favorite Activewear Pieces for Maternity and Motherhood

For the active woman, choosing which pieces to move in can be a pretty big decision. Especially when you’re expecting, your body is changing, you have new needs, and yet you still want to feel your best while moving with ease. That’s why I decided to share my top picks with you. Whether you’re currently […]

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Honoring Mama + Baby: A Blessing Way

  Earlier this month some of my dearest girlfriends threw a blessing way for baby K and I. If you’re not familiar with what a blessing way is, I must say that this experience was one I wish for all expecting women. An honoring of mom as she enters into labor, birth and ultimately motherhood. I’ve […]

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