You’re probably here because you feel like you have an entirely different body after having a baby.
And maybe you want to feel stronger, get more energy, lose some weight and not have to worry about peeing yourself if you laugh too hard. Seriously.
The problem is…
You have 500 other things that seem so much more important than exercising.
Your motivation is shattered since having your kiddo.
You’re crazy self-conscious about all the wobbly bits that didn’t used to be there so putting on tight workout clothes just makes you feel uncomfortable.
You feel guilty asking someone else to watch your munchkin so you can head to the gym.
And if your baby is finally, finally asleep you’d rather have a glass of wine in the bath then drag yourself through a workout.
When you’re a mom you can feel like you’re hardly surviving.
And it can be rough and frustrating to hear things like…
“You should love your body – tiger stripes and all.” When you honestly don’t love your body but you wish you did.
“Breastfeeding made the weight just fall right off me.” When that’s not at all true for you and you don’t know why the weight isn’t just “falling off”.
“Don’t worry. You look great!” When you don’t feel great. You’re seriously wondering if something is wrong down there because it sure doesn’t feel right.
“When are you due?” When you’re holding your 9 month old and definitely not even slightly pregnant.
The truth is that you knew your body would change, you just weren’t expecting it to feel so weak and foreign to you.
You don’t need a swimsuit model’s body. You don’t need to completely erase every trace of what your body achieved.
You just want to have more energy, get strong, feel sexy, and be able to do the things you loved to do before you got pregnant (without having any pain or worrying about where the closest bathroom is).
Hey, I’m Jenna Dalton. A Certified Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness Specialist and toddler mom. I hear you and I’m so glad you’re here.
After I had my daughter Avery I wasn’t prepared for the postnatal experience I had.
I thought I would have my baby and bounce back in no time.
But instead of bouncing back, a few weeks after having my daughter I couldn’t even walk up a tiny flight of stairs without my pelvis wincing in pain. Or do any of my pre-baby workouts without worrying that my uterus was going to spontaneously fall out of me.
This wasn’t how it was supposed to go.
I was frustrated, defeated and had no idea that what I was experiencing was unfortunately common but not normal.
In prenatal class and postnatal appointments we’re taught how to take care of our babies.
But very few women learn how to properly take care of their own bodies – especially during the postnatal period.
After deciding that I must have missed something I did a ton of research and realized there were some essentials to recovering well post-baby. Like how to properly take care of my core and pelvic floor so my body felt strong and worked well again (hint: all those planks I was doing weren’t helping. At all.)
And I realized that there’s a huge gap in the postnatal fitness industry.
There’s a lot of get your body back after baby stuff. But mama’s have special rehabilitation needs. And not all postnatal fitness programs take that seriously.
It’s time we stopped treating pregnancy as something that ruins a woman’s body and started celebrating how amazing that woman’s body truly is.
The truth is you don’t need your pre-baby body back to be strong, feel sexy, and get back into all the things you loved to do before you had a baby.
You can look and feel amazing in the body you have now. And you can reach whatever goals you want – whether that’s losing some weight, getting a stronger core, having more energy, or being able to confidently get naked in front of your husband and enjoy sex again.
I have to be honest. I will never be the coach who pressures you to get rid of your belly after baby.
But I get why you want that. I get how hard it can be when the world tells you that you should be back in your pre-baby jeans with chiseled abs by 3 months postpartum or something is wrong with you.
Nothing is wrong with you. You deserve so much more than being sold the idea that you need to look like you never even had a baby.
Because flat abs shouldn’t come at the expense of your emotional and physical well being.
The truth is you get to decide what is right for your body. It’s not my place to tell you what you should or shouldn’t focus on – it’s your body, your choice.
My mission is simply to help you discover all the possibilities (including the ones beyond getting your pre-baby body back). And help you reach realistic, healthy, positive goals that support the kind of life you want to live.
You can start right now by taking just 3 weeks and focusing on yourself for 10-15 minutes a day. 3 weeks. That’s not even a whole month. Do yourself – and your core and pelvic floor a favour – and grab your free 21 day postnatal core workout program.
I promise to not take your trust in me lightly.
You deserve the best, most well-researched, most amazing how-to-take-care-of-your-postnatal-body experiences and I’m so excited to offer that to you.
If you ever need anything, just give me a shout.
Welcome to the SweetMomBod community, my friend.
More About Jenna
I’m a mama to my 1 1/2 year old little snugs, Avery.
I have my Honours Degree in Psychology.
I’m a Certified Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness Specialist with experience in core and pelvic floor rehab for both vaginal and cesarean births, diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, prenatal and postnatal athletic training, nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding, positive body image, sex after baby, and more.
I’m a Certified Nutritional Consultant.
And a health and wellness + psychology nerd.
Because getting healthier isn’t just about what to eat and how to move. It’s also about mindset, habits, motivation and a whole lotta other psychology-ness (technical term).
We all have excuses about why we can’t eat healthy and workout – no time, no energy, no gym membership, no babysitter… But instead of letting those things get in your way, why not shift your perspective and make being healthy a realistic part of your everyday mom life?
Because it doesn’t matter how many exercise and nutrition tactics I throw at you, if you don’t have the right mindset, it’s not gonna stick.
And the best part is that you can feel enviably amazing and still be a good, attentive mom.
Being healthy doesn’t have to come at the expense of being there for your family. It can become part of who you are as a mom, wife and woman.
And the truth is you deserve to feel awesome. Not just so you can be a better mom. Not just so you can be a better wife. For you.
Join The #SweetMomBod Community
Grab your free 21 day StrongCore workout plan. It’s designed to help you start building a stronger core, pelvic floor and whole body after baby. This isn’t about getting six pack abs in 3 weeks (or less). It’s about getting stronger, feeling more confident and getting closer to enjoying all the fun things you want to be doing.
Shoot me an email with any questions you have. I could potentially tackle them on an upcoming blog post or we could just chat privately. I’d love to hear from you.
Welcome to the community! I’m so glad you’re here.