Episode 102: Postpartum Exercise & Nutrition

May 15, 2024

Guest: Shalini Blubaugh, CPT, CNC

Feeling overwhelmed and confused by caring for your body through nutrition and exercise? Certified personal trainer and nutrition coach Shalini Blubaugh will share common myths about both, overcoming obstacles and how to integrate realistic habits into your daily life to make your own health a priority so you can better care for your NICU baby.

In this episode, we chat about:

    • What parts of losing weight and “getting back to normal” are realistic and what parts need reevaluation?
    • Practical tips for managing the stress of the NICU through nutrition and exercise
    • Myths women carry about the postpartum phase that impede their ability to live a healthy lifestyle
    • Easy things a NICU mom can do while balancing a stressful NICU stay
    • Advice for improving nutrition or finding a fitness routine, even on a budget

About the guest

Shalini Blubaugh, postpartum exercise & nutrition, hand to hold nicu babies parent support podcastShalini Blubaugh is a Minnesota transplant living in Denver, Colorado with her husband, Matt, their gal pal, Callan, and pup, Sully. She served with NET Ministries and went on to graduate with her J.D. but happily left all things law behind! She now runs her own company, Pray. Train. Grow., as a Certified Fitness Trainer, Nutrition Coach and soon to be Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and her mission is to help women grow STRONG in mind, body, and heart.

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Website: praytraingrow.com

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