Sunday, March 22, 2015


This Monday, AREA YOGA adds yet another prenatal yoga class to our schedule.
Our Monday 11:15am class makes a daytime pair with our Wednesday 11:15am class.
Both classes will be led by our excellent teacher, Abbie Groff.
Abbie brings years of yoga teaching experience with a special study and
certification in Prenatal Yoga. Dedicated to the pregnant community,
she has created a wonderful fitness and well being opportunity.
This class is will benefit women in all stages of pregnancy and especially those
in their last trimester or even weeks or days close to duedate.
Together with the strengthening and stretching that Prenatal Yoga offers, Abbie
will be incorporating the use of the Birthing Ball into these classes, for added
hip and pelvis opening and to practice labor comfort techniques.
An awesome opportunity to prepare for labor.
A great way to meet and join with other local pregnant ladies.
See you there!

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Saturday's Prenatal Class Time Change plus NEW PRENATAL CLASS ADDED- Wednesday Mornings!

Beginning this Saturday, 
Area Yoga's Saturday Prenatal Yoga Class 
led by Julia Arenson will begin at 12:25. 
Plan to arrive at least 5minutes earlier. 
You may register ONLINE.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Mini-Workshop w/Julia Arenson after her 7pm Prenatal Yoga Class

From our workshop, "Calm and Comfort for Pregnant Couples"
Here at Area Yoga, we have a fantastic Prenatal Yoga line-up, taught by the most knowledgeable, gracious, and compassionate Yoga instructors.

Tuesday 7pm Julia Arenson  Area/Montague
Thursday 6pm Ana Berry  Area/Montague

Saturday 12:25 pm Julia Arenson Area/Montague
Sunday 2:00pm Julia Arenson Area/Carroll Gardens

Read our Yelp reviews.....Massage too! (Link)
Click here to register for a delightful class or prenatal massage

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Thursday 6pm Prenatal Yoga with Ana Berry

Ana Berry has bi-coastal Yoga Teacher certifications, a dedication to yoga in all her cells,
a committment to the prenatal community, and a beautiful 10 month old daughter.

Here are Ana and Bella during a MamaBear Yoga class last February.

Let Ana help you to bring out the most of your pregnancy and help you prepare to give birth.
Ana Berry's Bio

Monday, April 28, 2014

Planning For A Life With Baby

This Wednesday, April 29th at 8:15, Pregini Playhouse will host Well-Being Therapist, Olivia Bergeron.
Olivia will address all concerns regarding Postpartum Preparedness. Everything from the practical, like how to do anything while holding a babe, to emotional such as how will my marriage be affected. You may have questions about when moms might return to work, or how do I manage with so little sleep. Questions and answers will be our format and Olivia will help with planning and coping. Partners are invited to attend. Playhouse is one class drop in at $13 or use your class discount card. Partners are $5 to help cover the cost of snacks. Hope to see you!
Area Yoga 144 Montague Street
Directly after 7pm Prenatal Yoga 
No previous experience with Yoga necessary!

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Can Labor Be Pleasurable?

"Labor"...........even the word sounds daunting, 
Yet some women report transformative even ecstatic experiences of pleasure while "laboring".
How is this possible? 
Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator, Lindsey Mayo, (link) will use her presentation time on Tuesday to explain the body's special chemistry and clever physiological changes during "labor".
Learn about the "pleasurable" hormones that come into play, and how to tap in.
Learn how to perceive your body's birthing movements as something different than painful.
Not a trick..........just education.

Pregini Playhouse
8:15 after the 7pm Prenatal Yoga Class
Area Yoga
144 Montague St

Partners Invited!
Snacks served.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Tuesday, Yoga and Pregnancy Education for Brooklyn's Moms-To-Be

This Tuesday, after the 7pm Prenatal Yoga class, 8:15, at Area Yoga 144 Montague, snacks will be served and playhouse begins.

This week we will explore, "Creating A Birth Plan".
What are they?
Do you need one?
What would it include?
Should it be written?
How likely is it that it can be followed?

Always best to have a plan, even if it goes awry.
And we will explore the awry as well.

Single class rate,($13) or discount class card.
Partners invited $5.
Join us at AREA!
Need more info: Jody at

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Our Education Series Continues: "Riding the Emotional Rollercoaster of Pregancy"

Pregnancy can be like pms on steriods, and perhaps they are chemically they're akin.......
Personally, this is one of my favorite coping mechanisms. It's called, "Reclining Ostrich.

Anywhere at any given time, something can trigger a deep emotional response from the expectant mother, that she totally did not expect. Add to that identity changes, stress about the future, moving, and the concerns of the pregnancy itself. Oh did I mention, your body is not your own? It's no wonder that simple function is challenged, and emotional stability precarious.

Want to talk about it? Want to share your experiences with other moms also in your boat? Would you like to hear the suggestions of a knowledgable, experienced, and supportive professional. Then come on out Tuesday evening, to our Education Series, when our presenter, Flora Morgolis, Well-being Therapist, will address the subject of Your Emotional Well Being During Pregnancy. Flora will engage the group in questions and discussion, and teach and lead us through a few perception shifts and coping skills.

About Flora Margolis: Link

About Pregini Playhouse:Link

Friday, February 21, 2014

Just Sayin...........

Long Island College Hospital...................always was an average/good hospital. It had a decent maternity ward. And a pediatric emergency room! So valuable! What's up?  You would think they-the real estate/govermental/powers would get on board with the community.......anyway, the governor just said it was up for grabs, but any development would have to include a health care component.....(Link) I'm not much of a community activist but, do you know how close the next closest hospital is? Here's a post from a while ago....
Giving Birth at Long Island College Hospital
 Reedu Taha Wood posted this photo on her blog (link) after her birth experience at LICH (link to post)
Long Island College Hospital, located on Hicks Street at Atlantic Ave.Here are some stats to look at: Link to Profile

Monday, February 10, 2014

Tuesday Evenings Prenatal Yoga and Childbirth Education-"PREGINI PLAYHOUSE"

What is "Pregini Playhouse"? 
Right after the 7pm Tuesday Prenatal Yoga Class, we follow up the evening with a pregnancy and childbirth education class called Pregini Playhouse, beginning at 8:10. Refreshments served.

Each week there is a different presenter/teacher addressing one of the many topics and concerns surrounding your pregnancy, labor, delivery, and motherhood. Discussion and networking included.

Here is the line-up so far:
Feb 11th- "Your Growing Belly-What Physical Changes and Symtoms You Can Expect...Which Are Of Concern" A look at your uterus and your changing body through all three trimesters. Identifying the differences, discomforts, and adjustments. Confirming the normal, and determining which concerns are doctor-worthy. 
by Danika Wynn, Registered Nurse, Certified Childbirth Educator, Midwife Candidate. (Link to our page) (Link to Danika's site)
February 18th-"Do I Want A Doula?" Maybe you've heard the term doula, and wonder what a doula does. Would you, your partner, and labor process benefit with the service of a trained and compassionate "co-worker" included. All questions answered.
by Julia Arenson, DONA Birth and Postnatal Doula, Area Yoga Prenatal Yoga Instructor, Workshop Originator (Link to our page) (Link to her site)
February 25th-"The Emotional Rollercoaster of Pregnancy-Loosen Your Seatbelt, It's a Bumpy Ride!" Your well being is not just physical. How are you handling and adjusting to your present and future diversities. Suspect hormonal interplay? Happy? Anxious? Empowered? "Questioning?" A forum of emotional responses will be tourguided, and simple grounding and peacemaking exercises will be taught.
by Flora Margolis, Well-Being Psyhotherapist (Link to her site)

Pregini Playhouse, is an Area Yoga class and can be included on your "class card' or individually purchased as a single class, $13. Stay after you've attended the 7pm Yoga Class or drop-in. 

Sunday, February 2, 2014



ON MONTAGUE ST. 7pm Area Yoga announces MATERNITY TUESDAYS at the Montague Studio. 7pm begins our new Prenatal Yoga Class, taught by Julia Arenson, Prenatal Yoga Teacher& Birth/Postpartum Doula (dancingdoula). 
Followed at 8:15 by “PREGINI PLAYHOUSE”, a Childbirth Education series. This week, Feb 4th, features Lactation Consultant, Lea Todaro, (mamimia) presenting 
“BREASTFEEDING BASICS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN”. Class rates apply ($13 per or class card discount) Refreshments served. AREA YOGA, 144 MONTAGUE ST, 2nd FLOOR

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Mama Bear Yoga Fridays 2:30 and 4:00 at Area Yoga

Mama Bear Yoga is a Friday Event at Area Yoga, 144 Montague St.
Mama and Baby Bears can enjoy a class together in a "mommy-and-me-style" Yoga class.
Doors open at 2pm so that you can settle in at your own speed.
First Yoga class begins at 2:30 and is taught by Alex Venier, followed by a refreshment break and a second Yoga class that begins at 4pm, taught by Ana Berry.
This is a stress-free event. Arrive for one class, join class in progress, stay for part or all of second. Or arrive for refreshments and take second class. A great place to meet other neighborhood moms and babies. $15.
Babywear preferred. Some stroller space. For more info Phone Jody 718-624-5489 or email

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Friday, January 17, 2014

January 19th Dancing To Delivery-Labor Prep Workshop

On Sunday, January 19th, 2014, at 4:30pm Brooklyn Heights Prenatal will be holding our monthly workshop, "Dancing To Delivery, Pregini Labor Prep", hosted at Area Yoga, 144 Montague Street.

Our November workshop was a complete success, still talked about, and repeat requested!

See our write up on

Led by our Prenatal Yoga teacher, and Birth and Post Partum Doula, Julia Arenson (link), we spent 90 to 120 minutes learning and practicing comfort and labor positions that add strength and flexibility to the entire body, especially the hips and pelvis.

Julia draws from her background in Middle Eastern Dance, incorporating easy dance motions to make this a complete holistic experience for mind body and spirit.

The birthing ball is used as an integral part of this workshop. Mats, bolsters, scarves, and balls will all be supplied and you my purchase your birthing ball from us, and take it home if you like.

Registration is limited to 12, so register early, as spaces are already filling up. The cost for this workshop is $35/$50 if you choose to take home your birthing ball. Some "reduction-scholarships" available, inquire if needed.
To register, email Jody at
Please include your phone number and due date along with your name. Thanks!

Mama Bear and Me Yoga Starts Today

An afternoon of Mama and Baby Bear Yoga at Area Yoga 144 Montague St
Arrive any time afer 2pm. First "Mommy and Me-Style" Yoga class starts at 2:30 taught by Alexandra Venier, followed by refreshments and a second class, taught by Ana Berry beginning at 4pm.  Take one class or the other or a bit of both. Meet new Moms from the neighborhoods. All Mama Bears with babies welcome. Room for some toddlers too. Wearware preferred, Limited stroller access. $15.
Or just show up!

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

NEW!!!......New Mom's Group Starting....Ongoing Wednesdays......Join Us

The vision of This Group can be seen by going to this link, Fourth Trimester (link). Our first meeting will be Wednesday, January 8th, 2014. I have made the starting time and the length open so that the stress of punctuality is removed.  Opening remarks on the 8th will happen around 2:30. At that point, I will welcome all, speak to the potential, and open forum as to what the group would like to see. Also first session we will be doing some infant massage, group and individual conversation, sharing info and general networking. 
It is very easy to join! To attend, simply email me, Jody, at Let me know your name, phone number, name of your baby, baby's age, and I will email a confirmation. This get-together also welcomes second and third time moms and moms-to-be. I am asking a minimum of a $10 donation, payable as drop-in.
This is going to be THE place to be if you are a new mom and wish to hook-up with other moms in the neighborhood. Socializing, Education, and FUN! Come, join!

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Pregnancy Answers dot com

Here is a link to an online magazine called,
Pregnancy Answers  Take a look. It has a little about everything, from fetal development to flying when pregnant.  

And why is fitness so important at this time? The answer is here. Link

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Crazy Or Just Nuts?

One of the top news stories this morning is nuts! For a number of reasons......The new news is that pregnant women can and should eat nuts again. I didn't even know that nuts had been blacklisted.

Nuts are fantastic! They are an invaluable source of iron, calcium, and all the minerals you and your baby need. And they are concentrated, meaning that you do not need to eat volumes, you can consume them in small or medium size snack portions, making them an excellent choice when even a small meal  feels difficult to digest.

Apparently nuts were declared fooda non grata when the AMA started studies to explain the spike in peanut and tree nut allergies in children. And the first place to which they pointed their studies was pregnant mothers who consumed nuts during pregnancy. Obviously, these were women who themselves were non-allergic. The new study actually proves just the opposite. That non-allergic women who consumed nuts during pregnancy had children who were less likely to develop peanut and tree nut allergies.

Here are links to articles:
CNN:Study: Eating nuts during pregnancy may reduce baby's allergy risk
CBS: Eating nuts during pregnancy may lower chid's chance of peanut allergy
JAMA: The Study

So between studies, the first with unreliable and scant information, and this new improved more trustworthy study, the warning against nut consumption and a semi-official ban on nuts was promoted by doctors and perpetuated along the pregnant grapevine. So sad. And nuts!

Firstly, How often does the AMA reverse itself? Often. Secondly, these studies take decades to amass clinical evidence, while negative publicity goes out in a second, and the AMA releases hypotheses and the fact that they are conducting a study as though the study has proved itself.....and they do this as  news releases. Thirdly, doctors either read or have heard about these unreliable studies and "authoritarianly" spread the advice. And Fourthly, pregnant women who are one of the most vulnerable targets of studies, either as the cause of something or the ultimate preventers of something are held hostage to their desires to do the best for their the detriment of actual true nutrition.

If you are concerned about any food item. ....if your doctor has said this or that......If another pregnant woman has said, "Well, I heard............."
My advice: Do your own research and make your own self-educated decisions. There is a plethora of resources available to you. You can inform yourself with information, with personal experience, and with instinct. You can synthesize all three and you can have your own path. You also can be respectful of your fellow pregini and not spread heresay as fact, but encourage her own self education and even team up to collect information together.

Disclaimer: Please do not think that I am anti-doctor, or do not trust doctors. Quite the contrary, I say, "Make sure you have a doctor that you can trust, that you like, and that you feel postive about."

Come to our Meet-Up, Thursday, January 9th. The subject will be: "Iron: Preventing Anemia During Pregnancy". Almonds are high on the list!
email me, Jody at to register

Friday, December 20, 2013

Lost and Found: One Pregini Sonogram

You and your baby will love Prenatal Yoga! 
No previous yoga experience necessary.
Thursday evenings 5:45-6:55 pm
Saturday early afternoons 12:40-1:50 pm
AREA Yoga Brooklyn Heights  144 Montague St, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  Phone number is 718-221-9642.
Sunday afternoons 2:00-3:30 pm
AREA Yoga Carroll Gardens  389 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.  Phone number is 718-797-3699.
First timers.....arrive early to register

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Oh The Weather Outside is Frightful......But Your Womb Is So Delightful.......

This pic is from the blog of Emily Malone, mother and chef. Her blog is called "Daily Garnish"(link). She posts of family life, health tips and RECIPES. Her current pix of her baby are adorable. Her recipes look scumptous! Would you like to start your own blog? I know how and can teach you in one lesson!
Write me at

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Happy Holidays!

The above confetti is the protein Hemoglobin. Happy New Year! May your blood supply be rich in Iron (in green). Attend the Meet-Up January 9th to learn more about Iron, Nutrition and preventing Anemia. Email Jody at

Friday, December 13, 2013

The Most Popular Baby Shower Gift

Every morning I awake to an email from my favorite Listserve Brooklyn Heights Parents, a Yahoo Group (link to join). A funny For Sale posting from a Brooklyn mom-to-be caught my eye: FS:Snotsucker.  As the post went on to say she had already purchased one and received four at her baby shower. I asked to purchase two. She visited me at my office at Area Yoga, on Montague St, so we could become acquainted. I was treated to a delightfully enchanting ninth month pregini (my word for pregnant lady) who filled out the story.
"I opened opened one after the other. It was like invasion of The Snotsuckers!!!"
Click pic for site

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Prenatal Massage

My last two pregnant clients said the same thing at the end of their massages.
"If I knew this was going to be so wonderful I would have done it sooner."
Don't wait! Book your appointment now.
Phone me, Jody Caravaglia, New York State Licensed Massage Therapist, Prenatal Massage Certified.
All massages are done at Area Yoga 144 Montague St
and include the gift of a free Prenatal Yoga Class
Gift Certificates are available. So put us on your holiday wish list. Makes an excellent baby shower gift as well.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Why I Like This Book.....

Click pic
Because "Every woman is different".
 It would be true to say that as women in North America much of our lives is spent in the pursuit of individuality and self expression. Yet, when it comes to pregnancy, labor, and giving birth we would like to fit into a standard predicted process called "normal".
When it comes to birthing the spectrum of normal is wide and varied.  Our process is governed by forces both within and beyond our control, and we would like it to be a healthy  experience no matter our setting, our choice of comfort management or our own concerns as to what is happening.
So many labor questions are answered with, "Every woman is different".
It is one thing to intellectually nod and hypothetically agree, but  you will have quite a different orientation to this statement after reading 131 pages of over 70 birthstories, each account as unique and special as the mother, baby, and family involved.
That is the effect that Part One of Ina May's Guide To Childbirth is having on me. The effect is the replacement of the hope that "my" birthing will be the "easiest", "most natural", "most convenient", "most incredible experience" with the knowledge that I am in for an uncontrollable unique roller coaster ride as individual as I am and as my baby will be.
While my story will be special and unlike any other, like all other moms who have birthed before me,  I will cope, understand, and agree to nature's power and will give birth.
Even though these stories are written by women who have given birth on Ina May's Midwifery Farm and involve little "medical" intervention, I believe this shift in understanding that "Every woman is different" can still be achieved for all women giving birth no matter your choice of settings, hospital, birthing center or home.  In fact,  even more so.
We have come to our own choice of birthplace setting. We have informed ourselves about comfort options, and we have educated ourselves as to the controlable variables.
And now, let the individuality begin!
Please note: Brooklyn Heights Prenatal does not advocate any one style, method or birthsetting, and embraces the beauty of individual choice.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

From Our Last Meet-Up, And This Was Only Half The Room

"Comfort During Early Labor" a presentation by Danika Wynn, Childbirth Educator
Last Thursday's Meet-Up saw our biggest group yet, no pun intended. And look! Many partners attended! Danika Wynn delivered an extremely informative presentation. My most impressed takeaways: The 311. When to go to the hospital during a normally progressing labor? When the contractions are three minutes apart, lasting one minute for one hour.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

"Dancing To Delivery:   Pregini Labor Prep"
Last Sunday, Brooklyn Heights Prenatal held its first workshop at Area Yoga, Montague St.
This workshop combined prenatal yoga,  birthing ball comforting, and Middle Eastern bellydancing.

Julia Arenson, birth and postpartum doula, prenatal yoga teacher, and professional dancer, not to mention, a compassionate and dedicated person led our treasured preginis on a  journey through pregnancy well- being.

By all accounts, an uplifting success! To be repeated.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

From Our Nov 7th Meet-Up

Laura McKenna, Staff Midwife at Woodhull Hospital condensed 4hours of information into a lively and concise 90 minute presentation on "What To Expect In The Hospital". She discussed routine hospital procedure and what you can opt out of and what you can request. She discussed hospital pain management including epidurals.

We were enthralled, engaged and many intelligent questions were asked and answered. In this moment, we were discussing how to know when you are dilating and how much.
"Is there and app for that?"

Monday, October 7, 2013

Childbirth Education In Brooklyn Heights...Is Here!

Brooklyn Heights Prenatal is happy to be in association with Danika Wynn, Certified Childbirth Educator.

Danika has designed a special 4-hour
educational consultation, which she offers for you and your spouse/partner to take in your own home at the convenience of your scheduling!

Childbirth Education is an integral part of your pregnancy and birth plans. In fact, it is required for most hospital deliveries, and definitely for deliveries planned at a birthing center or at home.

Most often, Childbirth Education is offered in a weekly class series, or weekend workshop.

More to come.............................

Danika Severino Wynn, RN, BSN, LCCE
That's Danika on the right
I am a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, a labor & delivery Registered Nurse, a DONA trained doula, and currently I am gaining my certification to be a nurse-midwife. I'm also the mama to an amazing baby girl. 
I comfortably straddle both the medical and holistic side of women's healthcare and enjoy supporting new families in their journey to parenthood.  Every day I get to learn and work in a field that I love.
I truly enjoy helping new parents and their babies learn about each other. 

I'm a strong, vocal advocate of pregnancy and childbirth education and options - I believe all women and couples should understand their choices in pregnancy and birth.  This empowerment and knowledge creates confident parents.

I look forward to getting to know you and your family!

Danika can be booked for In-home Childbirth Education. For more information: 
email: or phone 718-624-5489 Jody

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Brooklyn Heights Prenatal Has Found a Home

Area Yoga has become our home!
144 Montague St 718-221-9642
Brooklyn Heights Prenatal is finally being born. I have filed my LLC papers and have teamed up with Area Yoga at 144 Montague Street.

Area Yoga currently has two Prenatal Yoga Classes on their schedule and a group of pregnant women who are eager to network.

A beautiful Massage Treatment Room is available for me to give quality Prenatal Massage Treatments.

And a consultation room up front is rapidly becoming home to a library of maternity books, two physioballs, a gallery of photographs and Doula, Childbirth Education and Maternity Concierge Consults. Soon we will be able to host consultations with professional midwives, doulas, and educators.

Brooklyn Heights Prenatal at Area Yoga is looking forward to serving the pregnant community by providing the services, education and atmosphere that is wanted and needed here in Brooklyn Heights.
Prenatal Yoga Classes:
Thursdays 5:45pm Saturdays 12:40 Both classes are 1hour and 10minutes
Prenatal Massage:
All days and times by appointment 718-221-9642

Friday, May 3, 2013

Appointments Available

Call Jody at Brooklyn Heights Prenatal 718-624-5489
Here's an article on BabyCenter attesting to the benefits of Prenatal Massage.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Confidence, Confidence, Confidence

Here is a wonderful article with guidance and pointers to boost your confidence during labor and pregnancy.

Webster defines confidence as: A FEELING or CONSCIOUSNESS of one's powers.

So often, powerful as we are, we are  kept separate from feeling our own powerful nature and the expanse of our own capabilities.

S.K. Valenzuela's "Five Easy Ways To Boost Your Labor Confidence"

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Prenatal Massage, A Vital Part Of Your Pregnancy Plan

The Benefits of Massage During Pregnancy

The benefits of Prenatal Massage are achieved simply and pleasantly, yet they are significant, profound and far-reaching.

As a licensed massage therapist, specializing in prenatal, I would be happy to discuss your pregnancy with you and to schedule your prenatal massage(s).

Jody Caravaglia (718) 624-5489

  1. Therapeutic Massage has the ability to relieve aches and pains in a natural and safe way without the use of medications. Especially good for the pregnant mom and her fetus.
  2. Massage assists in promoting movement of the blood and lymph fluids. For the pregnant mother the benefits are many: assisting the heart with its increased circulation workload, assisting in venous blood return especially from legs, helping deliver oxygen, via blood flow to nourish mother’s muscles, helping to delivery metabolic waste products in the blood to the lungs and kidneys where they can be eliminated. Helps reduce water swelling (edema) in the legs by manually increasing lymph circulation. As a result, decreases fatigue.
  3. Promotes a healthy immune system.
  4. Massage helps to ease pressure and allievate stress on the weight bearing joints:  hips, pelvis, knees, ankles, and foot joints. Massage soothes soreness and fatigue in all the muscles of the pregnant body, and specifically to the muscles associated with supporting the extra weight of the baby, and muscles effected by the growing shape and gravitational pulls on the mother’s changing form. Massage can relieve any pressure that impinges on any nerves such as the Sciatic Nerve. Massage can address lower back strain.  Click READ MORE to continue reading. I especially love #7.........

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

In Praise of The Uterus

"The uterus is balanced, or in a manner floats, in its normal position in the pelvic cavity in a state of equilibrium. Under natural conditions when this state of equilibrium is disturbed it is quickly and readily regained as soon as the disturbing agency has ceased to operate. The uterus is endowed with a greater degree of mobility than any other internal organ in the body. Its position is normally altered by every respiratory act, descending with inspiration and rising with expiration. It is pushed backward as the bladderfills and forward by a full rectum and upward when both these organs are filled. Its position is changed by change of posture. It may be greatly displaced in a bimanual examination only to immediately return to its normal position which may vary considerably within certain limits. So to constitute a displacement the condition must be continuous and more or less fixed. Should the uterus become fixed or immobilized in what is called its "normal position" such a condition would be pathological."

do quite a bit of research and studying by following links on the internet. This excerpt is from a medical article on uterus displacement and can be read in full by clicking on this LINK. I found the wording so eloquent......almost poetic.....the way the author evokes the principle of the uterus as a cloud floating on a hammock. Amazing!......Jody

Monday, September 10, 2012

Walk To Your Doctor's Appointment

Leslie J. Bizovi, MD
Board Certified Ob/Gyn

Bizovi Women’s Health offers a unique style of caring based on building strong patient relationships.
Dr. Leslie Bizovi believes that personal, individualized attention is the only way to practice good medicine.
Dr. Bizovi is a board-certified ob/gyn and a certified acupuncturist focused on an integrative approach to health and healing. Leslie appreciates the journey a woman takes during her pregnancy, through labor and delivery and into motherhood.
Bizovi Women’s Health provides the local Brooklyn community with compassionate care for every phase of a woman’s life.
10 Columbia Place 
(between State St. and Joralemon St.)
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Welcome to Bizovi Women’s Health (link)