Items Tagged ‘prenatal’

Member Success: Tai

June 26, 2017

Member Success: Tai

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Tai is a wonderful example of taking advantage of the services here at the DAHLC even while juggling full time work and motherhood. “I had a couple of goals…first was stress management. Working out always makes me feel better, but like so many people I struggled to actually do it. There was never enough time, […]

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Tags: Member Success, mom, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, prenatal, Tai Kraft


September 21, 2016

“Feel good” during pregnancy

By Desiree Ahrens ahrensdesiree

“I didn’t know I could run while pregnant!” one of the pregnancy program participants exclaimed as we completed a lap around the track during prenatal training. “Yes! You sure can!” I encouraged her, “as long as you are feeling good then keep doing what you are doing.” It begs the question of what does “feeling […]

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Tags: Blog, postnatal, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, prenatal, prenatal exercise, prenatal training, running, Training


June 9, 2016

What if we just didn’t know?

By Desiree Ahrens ahrensdesiree

We have information-overload today. Instant access to information is at our fingertips, whether it is valid or not. If we have a question, we google it immediately. Fortunately for my sanity during my first pregnancy I did not have a smart phone. It was still hard to sort through the noise to figure out what […]

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Tags: Blog, Inspiration, mom, mom-to-be, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, prenatal, prenatal training, program, registration, Registrations, Specialty


March 9, 2016

I GUESS you can keep exercising…a personal tale of prenatal exercise

By Desiree Ahrens ahrensdesiree

I rode my bicycle to my first prenatal appointment. I had competed in triathlons for the 4 years prior, so riding my bike was very natural. At the appointment, one of the health care providers hinted that I probably should stop riding my bike. Now that I was pregnant, I wouldn’t want to do anything […]

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Tags: Blog, discover, FAQ, Inspiration, Move, postnatal, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, pregnant, prenatal, Registrations, running


September 4, 2015

What TO do during pregnancy

By Desiree Ahrens ahrensdesiree

I know we hear a lot about what NOT to do during pregnancy-what not to eat, how not to sleep, how not to sit, what not to drink, etc. Arg! Where does it end!? What’s a pregnant mama to do? Well, there are things you CAN do in pregnancy! First, you can trust your body […]

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Tags: Blog, get fit, Group Fitness, Move, postpartum, Pregnancy, prenatal, Specialty, Training, workout, Workouts


July 20, 2015

My Birth Stories

By Desiree Ahrens ahrensdesiree

When I was 37 weeks pregnant with my twin boys my feet were swollen, I gained 10 lbs in about 3 days, and my blood pressure shot up. At my prenatal appointment the next day, my midwife informed me it was time to get these boys out before I went into full-blown preeclampsia.

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Tags: Blog, breastfeeding Q&A, health information screening, postnatal, Pregnancy, prenatal, Registrations, Specialty