More and more of our girlfriends are choosing a midwife instead of a doctor during pregnancy and for childbirth, both at home and in a hospital.
Maintaining nutrition during pregnancy is important for you and your baby. It can help your baby develop health, intelligence, and a strong immune system. It can also help prevent low mood and depression for new mothers who are sleep deprived. But this isn’t an easy feat! Many women experience nausea, strong food aversions and cravings […]
Eating healthy can be difficult during pregnancy! It can be hard to control what you eat when you have pregnancy cravings or are suffering from morning sickness. Read this post for tips to satisfy your pregnancy cravings. Important information about non-food craving during pregnancy can be found here.
Here are some strategies to help maintain a healthy diet during your pregnancy:
An optimally healthy women will usually feel well for most of her pregnancy and therefore have a greater chance of enjoying the experience and looking forward to her baby’s birth with joy.
– Dr. Aviva Romm, MD, MW
It’s important to drink plenty of water each day when you’re pregnant. I usually suggest at least 2 cups more than when not pregnant. This can seem like a lot when you are already running to the bathroom every hour with a full bladder! Remember that tea counts – see the posts linked here for […]
During the first trimester, your actual caloric needs…
While nothing beats a well-balanced diet, there are a few supplements that may help provide the extra nutrients needed for growing a healthy baby.
Here are my 5 must-do tips for preparing your body for labor and delivery:
Morning sickness is on of the biggest concerns. 85% pregnant women experience some form of morning sickness or nausea and vomiting in the first trimester. Here are my top three tips for treating nausea during pregnancy, naturally. Watch your diet. Ensure your stomach doesn’t get too empty and make sure you have snacks on hand […]
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