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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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8 Ways Breastfeeding Helps Your Overall Health

 | March 21, 2018 | Posted by:

We all know that breastfeeding is great for a healthy baby, and that is often incentive enough to take a year or two (or more!!) to nurse your child.

There are many ways that breastfeeding boosts the overall health for you as a woman, also. Dr. Sears has a lot to say on this subject (you can find that here), and much of this article is taken from his excellent research.

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Life, Love, and 2018; How Edenway Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

 | January 11, 2018 | Posted by:

Happy 2018!

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love a fresh start. The staff at Edenway are no exception.

We want to help you meet your goals this year!  Whether it’s a preconception consultation to help you create a healthier lifestyle, beginning prenatal care, or giving you the tools you need to have a wonderful birth experience….we are here for you! You will find our staff and midwives to be caring and compassionate; valuing your needs as a whole person – physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental. You can contact us to schedule an appointment at 817-558-2229.

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Finding Joy in the Mundane

 | November 30, 2017 | Posted by:

Do you ever have mornings where you’re shuffling around your house on autopilot? Hours later as you “wake up” you realize that breakfast was made and cleaned up and kids got out the door for school but it’s all kind of a blur.

Someone asks you how your week has been and you think back, but…..well, you can’t really remember how it’s been because it’s hard to pinpoint exactly what you’ve even done. You’re just glad you made it.

Is there joy to be found in the seasons of busyness and work? Is it even possible to experience positive things in the mundane and often pessimistic; when you’re just putting one foot in front of the other?

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More Peace and Less Stress this Holiday Season

 | November 21, 2017 | Posted by:

The holiday season is upon us and so is the frantic rush to do, buy, experience, and see all we can.

Do you struggle, like me, to slow down and enjoy the time you’ve been given? Do you experience the pull of making sure every moment is filled to its fullest?

Here are some things to think about as you work to avoid all the stress that often overshadows the tidings of comfort and joy.

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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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