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©2018 by Laura Jawad, LLC.


Pregnancy Fitness Guidelines:

Physical Activity and Exercise During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

(American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)


Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy:

APTA Women’s Health Section PT Finder

Herman & Wallace PT Finder

Pelvic Guru & Global Pelvic Health Alliance Directory

Other Pelvic Health Professionals:

Pelvic Guru & Global Pelvic Health Alliance Directory

Perinatal Mental Health Resources:

Postpartum Support International: Tons of resources on perinatal mood disorders including in-person US-based, in-person international, and online support groups

Perinatal Support of Washington: Washington-state based support groups, psychotherapist listings, listings of providers who manage medication during the perinatal chapter, and listings of doulas who provide support to families experiencing perinatal mood disorders

Motherisk.org: Hosts a hotline providing evidence-based information about the risks or safety of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding

MotherToBaby: Website (providing fact sheets), hotline and app providing information about risks and safety of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Psychology Today Therapist Finder: Find a therapist specializing in the perinatal chapter

Online Fitness and Childbirth Education Resources:

Girls Gone Strong

Evidence Based Birth

Spinning Babies

Online Courses**:

The Pelvic Floor Piston: Foundation for Fitness (Julie Wiebe, PT)

POP UP: An uplifting guide

Please contact me for referrals to perinatal health professionals local to Seattle's Eastside
(including Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland, Woodinville, Bothell, Sammamish)



**Disclosure:  Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase.  Please understand that I have experience with all of these courses, and I recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to enroll in one of them.  Please do not spend any money on these courses unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.