Vitamin D in Pregnancy

Vitamin D in Pregnancy

Did you know that 40-60% of American women are deficient in Vitamin D? When you add in the factor of how far north we are and how we barely even get sunlight during half the year there’s a very good chance you are also deficient. Unless you are consistently...
What is Vernix and What Does it do?

What is Vernix and What Does it do?

When your sweet new little baby was put on your chest you may not have been expecting a white cheesy substance called vernix on your baby’s skin. While all babies produce vernix the amount that you see at birth may vary on far along you were at delivery. Vernix...

Benefits of Magnesium in Pregnancy

Magnesium is almost a magic cure all in pregnancy. Having headaches? Take magnesium. Leg Cramps? You need Magnesium. Struggling with constipation? More Magnesium. Having a ton of braxton hicks? Sounds like you need magnesium! Trouble falling asleep? Take magnesium...
Postpartum Depression Prevention

Postpartum Depression Prevention

You may have heard of the “baby blues” after having a baby. As your body readjusts to not being pregnant there are huge hormonal shifts that occur and can make you feel like you’re riding a roller coaster. This means you might just find yourself...
Calcium For Life

Calcium For Life

Calcium is a very common supplement added to many processed foods. However evidence is showing depending on processed forms of calcium may not be effective. It may even be harmful. Calcium supplements may not be the best way to protect the body. Excess or improper...