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THE ACHES AND PAINS THAT COME
WITH PREGNANCY CAN BE TOUGH TO WITH PREGNANCY CAN BE TOUGH TO
ENDURE BUT WHAT IF THERE WAS ENDURE BUT WHAT IF THERE WAS
EASY WAY TO FIND SOME RELIEF. EASY WAY TO FIND SOME RELIEF.
>>Derrick: DEE BROWN IS OUT>>Derrick: DEE BROWN IS OUT
IN RICE VILLAGE AT THE STRETCH IN RICE VILLAGE AT THE STRETCH
STUDIOS. STUDIOS.
DEE BROWN, SO GOOD TO SEE YOU. DEE BROWN, SO GOOD TO SEE YOU.
>>GOOD TO SEE YOU GUYS AS WELL.>>GOOD TO SEE YOU GUYS AS WELL.
YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT, I WAS YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT, I WAS
PREGNANT JUST TEN MONTHS AGO AND PREGNANT JUST TEN MONTHS AGO AND
I GOT A LOT OF ACHES AND PAINS I GOT A LOT OF ACHES AND PAINS
THAT HELPED ME. THAT HELPED ME.
THERE’S SO MUCH DISCOMFORT THAT THERE’S SO MUCH DISCOMFORT THAT
HAPPENS. HAPPENS.
WE’RE GOING TO WALK IN HERE NOW WE’RE GOING TO WALK IN HERE NOW
TO GIVE YOU A GLIMPSE. TO GIVE YOU A GLIMPSE.
THEY’RE STRETCHING OUT ONE MOMMY THEY’RE STRETCHING OUT ONE MOMMY
RIGHT NOW TO HELP HER WITH A FEW RIGHT NOW TO HELP HER WITH A FEW
ACHES AND PAINS. ACHES AND PAINS.
I’M GOING TO TALK TO ONE OF THE I’M GOING TO TALK TO ONE OF THE
FOUNDERS OF THE ORGANIZATION, FOUNDERS OF THE ORGANIZATION,
RYAN. RYAN.
>>HOW ARE YOU DOING.>>HOW ARE YOU DOING.
>>GOOD.>>GOOD.
I’VE NEVER HEARD OF STRETCHING I’VE NEVER HEARD OF STRETCHING
WHILE PREGNANT AND IT CAN HELP WHILE PREGNANT AND IT CAN HELP
YOU SLEEP BETTER? YOU SLEEP BETTER?
>>ABSOLUTELY.>>ABSOLUTELY.
SO PREGNANCY, PEOPLE THINK OF SO PREGNANCY, PEOPLE THINK OF
WOMEN, THEY THINK OF URINATING WOMEN, THEY THINK OF URINATING
AND THINGS OF THAT NATURE. AND THINGS OF THAT NATURE.
BUT ACTUALLY, STRETCHING CAN BUT ACTUALLY, STRETCHING CAN
ACTUALLY RELAX THE BODY. ACTUALLY RELAX THE BODY.
IT CAN HELP CIRCULATE THE BODY IT CAN HELP CIRCULATE THE BODY
SO THAT WOMEN CAN ACTUALLY GET A SO THAT WOMEN CAN ACTUALLY GET A
MUCH BETTER NIGHT OF SLEEP. MUCH BETTER NIGHT OF SLEEP.
>>THAT SOUNDS FANTASTIC.>>THAT SOUNDS FANTASTIC.
I’M GOING TO TIP OVER HERE TO I’M GOING TO TIP OVER HERE TO
THIS MOMMY, NATALIE. THIS MOMMY, NATALIE.
NATALIE, HOW DO YOU FEEL? NATALIE, HOW DO YOU FEEL?
>>I FEEL GREAT.>>I FEEL GREAT.
THE STRETCH IS REALLY HELPING MY THE STRETCH IS REALLY HELPING MY
LOWER BACK PAIN SO THIS IS LOWER BACK PAIN SO THIS IS
AWESOME. AWESOME.
>>I’M JUST CURIOUS TO KNOW, ARE>>I’M JUST CURIOUS TO KNOW, ARE
YOU HAVING ANY ISSUES WITH YOU HAVING ANY ISSUES WITH
SLEEPING AT NIGHT WITH YOUR SLEEPING AT NIGHT WITH YOUR
BABY? BABY?
>>YEAH, SO TYPICALLY I’M A>>YEAH, SO TYPICALLY I’M A
GREAT SLEEPER. GREAT SLEEPER.
BUT DURING THIS PREGNANCY I’VE BUT DURING THIS PREGNANCY I’VE
HAD SOME BACK PAIN AND THEN SOME HAD SOME BACK PAIN AND THEN SOME
PELVIC PAIN WHEN I GET UP IN THE PELVIC PAIN WHEN I GET UP IN THE
MORNING. MORNING.
SO KNOWING THAT THESE ARE SOME SO KNOWING THAT THESE ARE SOME
STRETCHES I CAN DO, THIS IS STRETCHES I CAN DO, THIS IS
REALLY KIND OF HELPFUL. REALLY KIND OF HELPFUL.
>>NATALIE GAVE US THAT.>>NATALIE GAVE US THAT.
BEING AN EXPECTANT MOM, WHAT BEING AN EXPECTANT MOM, WHAT
WOULD YOU SAY TO THAT MOM AT WOULD YOU SAY TO THAT MOM AT
HOME WATCHING THAT IS HAVING THE HOME WATCHING THAT IS HAVING THE
SAME ISSUES? SAME ISSUES?
AS FAR AS HOW IT CAN HELP HER. AS FAR AS HOW IT CAN HELP HER.
>>AS FAR AS HOW THIS CAN HELP>>AS FAR AS HOW THIS CAN HELP
HER, YOU CANNOT STRETCH YOURSELF HER, YOU CANNOT STRETCH YOURSELF
HOW WE CAN STRETCH YOU. HOW WE CAN STRETCH YOU.
IF A MOTHER COMES ON THE TABLE, IF A MOTHER COMES ON THE TABLE,
WE CAN ASSESS YOUR ISSUES A LOT WE CAN ASSESS YOUR ISSUES A LOT
BETTER. BETTER.
HER PROBLEM IS HER PELVIC HER PROBLEM IS HER PELVIC
MUSCLES AND LOWER BACK. MUSCLES AND LOWER BACK.
WE CAN ALLEVIATE THAT AND I WE CAN ALLEVIATE THAT AND I
GUARANTEE YOU SHE’S GOING TO GUARANTEE YOU SHE’S GOING TO
ENJOY MUCH BETTER QUALITY OF ENJOY MUCH BETTER QUALITY OF
LIFE AND SLEEPING. LIFE AND SLEEPING.
>>WE’LL CHECK OUT THE SECOND>>WE’LL CHECK OUT THE SECOND
MOMMY. MOMMY.
IT’S SO CRAZY BECAUSE WHEN I WAS IT’S SO CRAZY BECAUSE WHEN I WAS
PREGNANT I WORKED OUT A LOT. PREGNANT I WORKED OUT A LOT.
I THOUGHT I WAS DOING THE RIGHT I THOUGHT I WAS DOING THE RIGHT
THING BUT I COULDN’T SLEEP. THING BUT I COULDN’T SLEEP.
MY THIRD TRIMESTER WAS HORRIBLE. MY THIRD TRIMESTER WAS HORRIBLE.
I WAS SLEEPING ON THE SOFA. I WAS SLEEPING ON THE SOFA.
MOMMY NUMBER TWO IS GETTING MOMMY NUMBER TWO IS GETTING
STRETCHED RIGHT NOW. STRETCHED RIGHT NOW.
LET’S TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LET’S TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT
HOW THIS CAN ACTUALLY REALLY HOW THIS CAN ACTUALLY REALLY
HELP YOU FROM AN EMOTIONAL HELP YOU FROM AN EMOTIONAL
ASPECT AS WELL. ASPECT AS WELL.
>>FROM AN EMOTIONAL ASPECT,>>FROM AN EMOTIONAL ASPECT,
WOMEN ARE DEALING WITH A LOT. WOMEN ARE DEALING WITH A LOT.
THERE’S A LOT OF HORMONES BEING THERE’S A LOT OF HORMONES BEING
RELEASED AND ACTUALLY COMING IN, RELEASED AND ACTUALLY COMING IN,
WORKING ON OUR ONE-ON-ONE WORKING ON OUR ONE-ON-ONE
SETTING IN A PRIVATE ROOM, A SETTING IN A PRIVATE ROOM, A
WOMAN DOESN’T HAVE TO WORRY WOMAN DOESN’T HAVE TO WORRY
ABOUT BEING ON DISPLAY, SHE CAN ABOUT BEING ON DISPLAY, SHE CAN
COME IN AND GET HER EMOTIONS OUT COME IN AND GET HER EMOTIONS OUT
AND ALSO THE STRETCHING ITSELF, AND ALSO THE STRETCHING ITSELF,
IT REALLY HELPS RELEASE TOXINS IT REALLY HELPS RELEASE TOXINS
AND ALL SORTS OF BAD ENERGY YOU AND ALL SORTS OF BAD ENERGY YOU
CAN RELIEVE. CAN RELIEVE.
>>WHAT KIND OF STRETCH IS SHE>>WHAT KIND OF STRETCH IS SHE
DOING RIGHT NOW? DOING RIGHT NOW?
>>RIGHT NOW DANIELLA IS WORKING>>RIGHT NOW DANIELLA IS WORKING
ON HER GLUTES. ON HER GLUTES.
WE HAVE THIS YOUNG LADY WITH THE WE HAVE THIS YOUNG LADY WITH THE
TABLE LIFTED BACK UP. TABLE LIFTED BACK UP.
>>BECAUSE SHE DOESN’T WANT TO>>BECAUSE SHE DOESN’T WANT TO
LAY FLAT. LAY FLAT.
>>EXACTLY.>>EXACTLY.
SOME MOTHERS CANNOT LAY FLAT SOME MOTHERS CANNOT LAY FLAT
DURING PREGNANCY, IT’S DURING PREGNANCY, IT’S
UNCOMFORTABLE. UNCOMFORTABLE.
SHE’S WORKING ON HER GLUTES SHE’S WORKING ON HER GLUTES
WHICH IS GOING TO ALLEVIATE THAT WHICH IS GOING TO ALLEVIATE THAT
LOW BACK PAIN. LOW BACK PAIN.
>>WE’RE GOING TO POP ON OVER TO>>WE’RE GOING TO POP ON OVER TO
THE NEXT ROOM SO I CAN GET A THE NEXT ROOM SO I CAN GET A
COUPLE OF STRIPS. COUPLE OF STRIPS.
FOR YOU MOMS THAT MAY NOT BE FOR YOU MOMS THAT MAY NOT BE
ABLE TO MAKE IT OUT IN CASE ABLE TO MAKE IT OUT IN CASE
YOU’RE ON BEDREST, PREGNANT YOU’RE ON BEDREST, PREGNANT
WOMEN ALSO DEAL WITH SHORTNESS WOMEN ALSO DEAL WITH SHORTNESS
OF BREATH, SWOLLEN ANKLES. OF BREATH, SWOLLEN ANKLES.
THE STRETCHING WILL ALSO HELP THE STRETCHING WILL ALSO HELP
ALLEVIATE THOSE DISCOMFORTS AS ALLEVIATE THOSE DISCOMFORTS AS
WELL. WELL.
>>ABSOLUTELY.>>ABSOLUTELY.
IF YOU GO BACK TO WHAT I KEEP IF YOU GO BACK TO WHAT I KEEP
TALKING ABOUT AS FAR AS TALKING ABOUT AS FAR AS
PREGNANCY, CIRCULATION. PREGNANCY, CIRCULATION.
CIRCULATION IS GOING TO HELP CIRCULATION IS GOING TO HELP
WITH THE ENTIRE BODY. WITH THE ENTIRE BODY.
SOMETIMES WOMEN GET RESTRICTED SOMETIMES WOMEN GET RESTRICTED
DURING THAT TIME AS WELL. DURING THAT TIME AS WELL.
>>SO WE ONLY HAVE TIME TO HIT>>SO WE ONLY HAVE TIME TO HIT
ONE STRETCH. ONE STRETCH.
I WANT TO SHOW THIS TO MOMMIES I WANT TO SHOW THIS TO MOMMIES
AT HOME. AT HOME.
SOMETHING THAT YOU CAN DO TO SOMETHING THAT YOU CAN DO TO
HELP YOURSELF IN CASE YOU CAN’T HELP YOURSELF IN CASE YOU CAN’T
GET OUT, MAYBE YOU’RE ON BEDREST GET OUT, MAYBE YOU’RE ON BEDREST
OR CAN’T GET TO THIS FACILITY OR CAN’T GET TO THIS FACILITY
BUT CAN WE GO OVER THE BRIDGE, BUT CAN WE GO OVER THE BRIDGE,
WHAT IS THAT STRETCH? WHAT IS THAT STRETCH?
>>SURE.>>SURE.
WHAT I’M GOING TO DO, GO AHEAD WHAT I’M GOING TO DO, GO AHEAD
AND USE THE PILLOW. AND USE THE PILLOW.
WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO IS I WANT WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO IS I WANT
YOU TO FLIP OVER. YOU TO FLIP OVER.
WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO HERE, WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO HERE,
YOU’RE JUST GOING TO THRUST YOUR YOU’RE JUST GOING TO THRUST YOUR
HIPS TOWARDS THE CEILING. HIPS TOWARDS THE CEILING.
NICE AND EASY AND SQUEEZE YOUR NICE AND EASY AND SQUEEZE YOUR
BUTTOCKS. BUTTOCKS.
THEN LOWER YOUR BODY BACK DOWN. THEN LOWER YOUR BODY BACK DOWN.
AT HOME, THIS IS SOMETHING YOU AT HOME, THIS IS SOMETHING YOU
WANT TO REPEAT ABOUT TEN TIMES. WANT TO REPEAT ABOUT TEN TIMES.
LIFT UP ONE MORE TIME FOR ME, LIFT UP ONE MORE TIME FOR ME,
DEE. DEE.
THIS IS GOING TO HELP ALLEVIATE THIS IS GOING TO HELP ALLEVIATE
ISSUES IN THE HIP FLEXORS. ISSUES IN THE HIP FLEXORS.
THAT’S ONE OF THE THINGS A WOMAN THAT’S ONE OF THE THINGS A WOMAN
CAN DEFINITELY DO LAYING IN BED CAN DEFINITELY DO LAYING IN BED
AT HOME. AT HOME.
>>THANK YOU SO MUCH.>>THANK YOU SO MUCH.
RYAN. RYAN.
I REALLY APPRECIATE THAT. I REALLY APPRECIATE THAT.
I MAY NEED TO GET PREGNANT AGAIN I MAY NEED TO GET PREGNANT AGAIN
AND DO THESE STRETCHES SO — TO AND DO THESE STRETCHES SO — TO
SEE IF IT WILL WORK IN THE THIRD SEE IF IT WILL WORK IN THE THIRD
TRIMESTER. TRIMESTER.
>>Courtney: I THINK YOUR>>Courtney: I THINK YOUR
HUSBAND IS DINGING YOU RIGHT HUSBAND IS DINGING YOU RIGHT
NOW, COME HOME, COME HOME. NOW, COME HOME, COME HOME.
>>BOOM CHICKA BOOM BOOM, JUST>>BOOM CHICKA BOOM BOOM, JUST
KIDDING. KIDDING.
>>Derrick: SOMETIMES THINGS>>Derrick: SOMETIMES THINGS
SLIP RIGHT OUT OF YOUR MOUTH. SLIP RIGHT OUT OF YOUR MOUTH.
NICELY DONE, DEE BROWN. NICELY DONE, DEE BROWN.
GOOD INTERVIEW SKILLS.

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