Headaches in Pregnancy

Headaches in Pregnancy

Headaches can be both alarming and very normal in pregnancy. It is very important if you are pregnant and are having recurrent, consistent, severe or headaches with aura you need to call your healthcare provider right away. That being said below are a few reasons that...
Natural Heartburn Relief in Pregnancy

Natural Heartburn Relief in Pregnancy

Heartburn is a common complaint in pregnancy! This is caused primarily by two factors. In pregnancy digestion is much slower meaning your food sits in your stomach a lot longer than before. Secondly as your your pregnancy progresses your stomach is getting more and...
Weight Gain in Pregnancy

Weight Gain in Pregnancy

“How much should I gain while I am pregnant?”, “Do I HAVE to gain weight?”,  “Have I gained too much?” “Do I really have to eat for two?” These are all questions we hear frequently and one of the biggest concerns people...
Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom

Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom

There is a lot of focus on all the nutritional benefits of nursing for a baby. While these are all true, amazing and definitely worthy of being noted we can’t forget about mom! That’s right the long list of benefits for nursing apply not only to baby but...
The Wonders of Breastmilk!

The Wonders of Breastmilk!

Breast milk is probably one the most amazing substances on earth! Scientists continually discover more and more about it that simply can never be re-created in a lab. Breastfeeding is incredible for the substance of it, the act of suckling has benefits for baby and...
Protecting the Spine: Optimal Diaper Changes

Protecting the Spine: Optimal Diaper Changes

The healthy development of our babies spines is so important in those first few months of life. We have to extra careful to protect their spines prior to the baby being able to crawl as this is when much of their supporting muscles are strong enough to properly...
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...
Reasons and Benefits of Baby Wearing!

Reasons and Benefits of Baby Wearing!

If you are pregnant right now just let me tell you how much you are gonna LOVE holding your baby in your arms! If you have had a baby before you know how true this is. The time you get to spend with your baby snuggled on your chest peacefully sleeping is going to be...
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...
Bonding with Baby Before Birth

Bonding with Baby Before Birth

Many moms who have already had a baby will say things like, “I don’t notice all the changes like I did the first time.”, “I don’t spend as much time preparing for birth as I did before.”, or “Sometimes I just forget I’m...