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Confessions

Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
So, i'm pregnant with my fourth child. I'm happy about it, don't get me wrong. We've always planned on having four or more kids. But this time, for the first time, I'm... scared. I feel afraid. Afraid that I won't be able to give all my children the attention they…

Belly Bound

Monday, 15 September 2014 13:49
Reviving an Ancient Prenatal Art In my personal research for options for supporting new mothers physically, I came across a few articles that mention prenatal belly binding, but these were scarce. I believe this ancient art has been lost and needs to be passed on to today's modern women as…
Advice from a chiropractor: It is estimated that around 1 in 5 women experience pain during pregnancy or postpartum. In my experience the actual figures are much higher. The technical term for most back pain experienced by pregnant women is Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP/formerly Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction or SPD). It…

Vegan Pregnancy - Part 2

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 16:06
My last post discussed eating a vegan diet during pregnancy. Now let’s talk more about specific nutrients you need. Protein should be a focus in the diet of a vegan pregnant mama. If you eat three meals a day and two snacks, I suggest protein with every meal and at…

Vegan Eating in Pregnancy

Saturday, 08 March 2014 01:22
A vegan diet is safe during both pregnancy and breastfeeding if it’s properly planned. The key is balance. A well balanced diet – vegetarian, vegan or anything else – ensures you get the nutrients you need. Often pregnancy prompts women to make healthy shifts in their eating habits. It’s also…

20 Prenatal Exercise Tips

Friday, 14 February 2014 00:31
Mummy Trainer's Top Twenty Pregnancy Exercise Tips Exercising during your pregnancy has many benefits, and not just for you but for baby too! Even though you may want to exercise during this period, mums-to-be can often find that there is so much conflicting advice about which exercise is safe to…

Centering Pregnancy

Thursday, 30 January 2014 19:57
“CenteringPregnancy" incorporates the three components of prenatal care - education, risk assessment and supportive care - into one entity and encourages women to take responsibility for their own health...The CenteringPregnancy Model ‘centers’ the three components of prenatal care into a whole and helps a woman ‘center herself as she moves…
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is a sexually transmitted infection that affects hundreds of thousands of women in the United States. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 750,000 women every year are reported to have acute PID (cdc.gov). PID is typically associated with…

What Are Your Core Beliefs About Pregnancy?

Wednesday, 04 December 2013 08:04
Core beliefs are things that we believe about life that are etched into our subconscious mind. Many times we do not even know that we have these core beliefs; let alone that they are running aspects of our lives. As a woman, we receive many messages about pregnancy throughout our…
Why women experience morning sickness and nausea during pregnancy Anyone thinking that morning sickness and nausea during pregnancy is rare is gravely mistaken. As much as 90% of the pregnant population experience morning sickness during at least the first trimester. Some may experience symptoms in the morning, and feel increasingly…
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