Pregnancy

6 Reasons to Choose Water Birth

 | February 8, 2019 | Posted by:

 

Water birth has become very popular in the last ten years, and it’s no wonder! It’s been dubbed “nature’s epidural” for it’s ability to lessen pain and allow the laboring mother to relax. For many women laboring in the water has helped them achieve a natural birth without the involvement of medication.

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3 Ways to Reduce Swelling During Pregnancy

 | March 22, 2018 | Posted by:

The third trimester of pregnancy brings many things. Cravings, trouble turning over in the middle of the night, waddling…..

But probably the most irritating of these issues is a little thing called swelling.

Swelling is caused by an increased fluid and blood volume (up to 50%), but can be managed by paying attention to 3 simple things:

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What to Eat During Pregnancy: Nuts

 | November 21, 2017 | Posted by:

In “The Healthy Pregnancy Book” Dr William Sears, MD and his wife Martha Sears, RN talk about the twelve super foods of pregnancy. We have already looked at how safe seafood is one of the best ways to give the omega oils to your baby in the womb. Today we are going to talk about the benefit of adding raw nuts to your pregnancy diet.

“Nuts are one of the most nutrient-dense foods, rich in protein, healthy fats, fiber, vitamin E, calcium, and many other vitamins and minerals you and your baby need.”

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What to Eat During Pregnancy: Seafood

 | November 21, 2017 | Posted by:

We’re taking a look at twelve superfoods for pregnancy. In this series we will be unpacking some of the most nutrient-dense foods so that you can give yourself and your baby the healthiest pregnancy possible.

According to  “The Healthy Pregnancy Book”  by William Sears, MD and his wife Martha Sears, RN one of the best foods you can eat during pregnancy is safe seafood. Their research shows that “mothers who eat more safe seafood or take omega-3 fish oil supplements during pregnancy and for three months after delivery:

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7 Weird and Beneficial Foods for Pregnancy

 | October 13, 2017 | Posted by:

Who doesn’t love a list of weird foods?! For a little bonus: These help you feel better during pregnancy! (You’re welcome)

Rooibos Tea 

Rooibos is refreshing and caffeine-free. “It provides antioxidants to support immunity, which is lowered in early pregnancy to prevent rejection of the embryo.”

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