Dreaming in Pregnancy

Dreaming in Pregnancy

Many women report very vivid and sometimes even scary dreams during their pregnancy. This is very normal and has a few causes. The ever changing and shifting hormones your body is creating can leave you with altered sleep cycles and vivid dreams. The increased...

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...
Seafood in Pregnancy

Seafood in Pregnancy

Many pregnant moms are afraid to eat seafood while pregnant because they are unsure what kinds are safe! This is a shame as seafood in pregnancy has amazing benefits to your baby! Fish is full of the fatty acids Omega 3. This nutrient is incredibly important for...

Can I eat in Labor?

This is a pretty common question we get and the answer is YES! In fact we want you to eat in labor! No one would ever expect an athlete to run a marathon on a empty stomach so we certainly don’t expect you to labor with no food. Labor can be long and very tiring...

What to Bring to the Birth Center

Congratulations you are almost there! As you are preparing for labor you may be wondering what you should bring with you for the labor and birth.You don’t need much! The Bare Minimums: Car seat for baby Clothes/diaper for baby (not all babies actually fit in...