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TEDx Talk … What Your Momma Never Told You About Child Birth

TEDx Talk Marianne Ryan PT Some of you may know that I did a TED x Talk last month and I have been waiting to hear if it was accepted by the Ted Talk committee. I am so excited because it was published yesterday! The name of the talk is “What Your Momma Never Told

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Why Are American Women Dying From Childbirth?

The US has the Highest Maternal Death Rate in any developed country in the world! I bet you didn’t know that… It is hard to believe that in this century, with the advancements in all aspects of our lives from tech, education, research and health, that something as natural as childbirth can be life threatening

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10 PREGNANCY WORKOUT MUST HAVES

Most pregnant women are not sure if they should exercise during pregnancy. Parenting.com interviewed Marianne Ryan PT for an article that encourages pregnant women to workout because it benefits Momma and Baby too! The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends pregnant woman to workout at a moderate intensity for 150 minutes a week to improve over

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Diastasis Recti

Marianne was recently interviewed by the Today show on NBC for a segment addressing Diastasis Recti. Although diastasis recti is normal for pregnant women, according to Marianne Ryan, a New York-based physical therapist, for some women, the muscles don’t shrink back down on their own. “Hormones during pregnancy cause your muscles to loosen up to

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Fox News – How to flatten post-pregnancy belly

Fox News Marianne Ryan PT was recently featured on Fox News. “Giving birth is hard work, but getting your abs back in shape after delivering your baby doesn’t have to be. Marianne Ryan, a physical therapist and author of “Baby Bod,” shares four of her favorite exercises to trim and tone your post-pregnancy tummy”. Watch

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5 Things You Need to Know About Your Postpartum Body

Marianne Ryan was recently interviewed by NY Metro Parents for an article on the subject of “5 things you need to know about your postpartum body” Expert tips on what moms should know about their postpartum bodies So much comes with the territory of getting pregnant. Body changes such as aches and pains, acid reflux, hair

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Sit Ups Really Suck

Why Sit Ups Really Suck Marianne Ryan is a frequent guest on Late Night Health Radio with Mark Alyn – an award winning host and producer. They recently did a 2 part episode entitled “Why Sit Ups Really Suck” which addressed  why sit-ups can actually give you a ‘pooch’ in your lower belly, rather than flattening

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The Top 8 Health Conditions That Affect Working Moms

The Top 8 Health Conditions That Affect Working Moms “The demands of work and motherhood have a real impact on your body, but these fixes can help”.  Marianne Ryan PT was recently featured in an article by Rachel Rabkin Peachman in the Working Mother website. Back Pain The problem: Carrying young kids coupled with long hours sitting at

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Breastfeeding Made Me Pull My Hamstring

Breastfeeding Made Me Pull My Hamstring Good information on the effects of the breastfeeding hormones for postpartum moms by Caroline Shannon-Karasik. I clenched my teeth as my physical therapist lifted my right leg, slowly moving it to assess my mobility and pain level. It’s February, but the paper that lines the table is clinging to

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Pregnancy Pillows – A Review

Pregnancy Pillows I was recently invited by the Wirecutter website to participate as a product tester for this article on the best pregnancy pillows. I was surprised at how much time was spent doing the research! After more than 30 hours of research and testing, including a session evaluating eight pregnancy pillows with a prenatal

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