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Delivery Methods: 1 Crazy (But Awesome) Tip To Improve Baby’s Health

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For many moms, planning for your baby's arrival can even start before you find out you're pregnant. Not surprisingly, delivery brings great excitement, along with questions and concerns for both mom and baby's health and safety. The CDC estimates about 3 of 4 women have a vaginal delivery with … [Continue reading]

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9 Surprising Tips: Pregnancy Digestive Health

Natural health has become very popular among pregnant women and moms lately-- and for good reason! Mom's are now more aware than ever that our diet, exercise routines, and environments affect our pregnancy and our children, not just our own health! Since digestion, your tummy, and your whole gut … [Continue reading]

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Healthy Lifestyle for the Busy Mom: How Much Exercise Do You Really Need? {Video}

While being a mother is a special and rewarding feeling, it takes a lot of time away from ourselves. Often we feel like we can’t find the time and energy to have an intense workout, and so we forgo exercising altogether. But maybe an intense workout isn’t what you actually need. Your body is different than everyone else’s body, which is part of what makes you so beautiful, but different … [Continue reading]

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Sweet Facts: Sugar & Artificial Sweeteners in Pregnancy

Pregnancy cravings hit all of us, and an occasional indulgence may seem like a right-of-passage during pregnancy-- but watching your sugar intake is more important now than ever, here's why: Sugars are important for our body, but the differences between natural and artificial sugars are astronomical. The American Heart Associations recommends that women consume a maximum of 100 calories of … [Continue reading]

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Healthy Lifestyle for the Busy Mom: Getting Rid of the Belly Bulge! {Video}

As moms, we lead the busiest of lives. We’re not just on the job for 40 hours a week, or even 60. We work tirelessly 24/7 to raise our children, care for our family, run errands, and work. With such a full plate, it feels nearly impossible to find time for ourselves and our own health. Well I’m here to tell you, you don’t have to make crazy changes to your schedule in order to maintain … [Continue reading]

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Worth the Weight: How Prenatal Exercise Can Help You Achieve Your Postpartum Weight Goals

If you're one of many Knocked-Up mommas waiting for baby, and wondering how your body will react to pregnancy and delivery, you're in luck! A study out of The American College of Sports Medicine shows an exciting new positive correlation between prenatal exercise and postpartum weight. Researchers found that women who practice moderate exercise and healthful eating habits are 75% more likely to … [Continue reading]

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Healthy Lifestyle for the Busy Mom: Let’s Talk About Sugar! {Video}

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Moms, you know how much I care about your body, confidence, and pregnancy(s).. but most importantly, I care about your health! But being healthy and confident is not just about exercise, though that definitely plays a big part in it. Rather, it's maintaining a healthy lifestyle in all aspects of our life, including sleep, exercise, eating right, time management for our kids, husband, and self, … [Continue reading]

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Bringing Awareness to the Dangers of Low Amniotic Fluid

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Whether you are a first time mom or have experienced a prior pregnancy I want to talk about something that many expecting moms don’t give a lot of thought to… I want to discuss amniotic fluid. Is yours sufficient? How would you be able to tell? When is it time to discuss this with your mid-wife or doctor any changes you have noticed with discharge? I will be providing some hints to … [Continue reading]