Pros and Cons of Water Births

When I was pregnant, I planned to have a home water birth. This didn’t happen (I’ll go into more detail about that later). But I was fully prepared to use a birthing tub. So I want to...

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8 Pregnancy Health Boosters – Nutrition & Hydration Tips

Main takeaways:

  • Coffee substitute ideas while pregnant and More
  • Get Nutrition (And reduce nausea) naturally from 1st trimester onward
  • Prenatal nutrition: Little things that go a long way 

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6 Ways To Activate Your Core ( Pre & Postpartum Safe!)

Keeping your core healthy and strong is crucial to overall health and wellness. A strong core decreases your chances of common pregnancy-related symptoms. Things like low back pain, hip pain, and ...

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Exercise Considerations for Moms with New Babies

After having a baby, it can feel a bit like...ok...what do I do with myself now?

What postpartum exercises are safe and manageable? How do I fit them into my new, unpredictable schedule?

I have a...

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Navigating Domestic Violence While Pregnant

Pregnancy is such a hopeful, optimistic time. You feel a surge of excitement. There's hope that your personal future will be better... and hope about a collective future.

It can also be a time of a...

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Splash into your pregnancy: Benefits of pool workouts

Aquatic exercise and pregnancy complement each other very well. Pool workouts are my absolute favorite prenatal exercise.

I know that finding a maternity swimsuit you’re comfortable in can...

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Dealing With Uncomfortable Comments When Pregnant

If someone has said something inappropriate or uncomfortable to you while pregnant... you are not alone.

This is a troupe that so many movies and shows point out. But, it’s real. Sometimes,...

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Pregnant Mom’s Guide to Meal Prep

 

Putting a healthy meal on the table can be daunting.

Then add in only having one hand (because one hand is likely holding a baby). PLUS the factor of not ever really knowing how much time...

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6 Amazing Ways to Relieve Sciatic Pain While Pregnant

 

Many of my patients have been told they have “sciatica” because they experience pain along the back of their leg. People tend to own this pain as “My Sciatica”, almost as...

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Delivery Anxiety: How to Manage the What-Ifs and Unknowns of Childbirth

Becoming a parent is exciting...and anxiety-inducing.

15.6% of women planning hospital births feel high anxiety.

Women under 25 years of age were at an increased risk of anxiety symptoms during...

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