How to induce labor: myths, truths, and how to enjoy your last days of pregnancy
The last days of your pregnancy may start to feel, shall we say, a bit long. With the baby nearing full weight and your body starting to do unusual things to prepare for the birth, you may start to think […]
How do I find a doula near me, and do I need one?
Doulas are more and more becoming an integral part of a family’s birth experience. The field has grown with each year. There is now an incredible number of doulas available in many niche areas and with priceless expertise that can […]
Four weeks pregnant: what is happening and what to do
Even though the changes to your body at four-weeks pregnant may be subtle, a lot has happened to result in a positive pregnancy test, and a lot more is soon on it’s way. If you are lucky enough to have […]
Early signs of pregnancy
Early signs of pregnancy We all know that so-called “morning sickness” is a common early sign of pregnancy, but it is just one of the many possible changes that your body may experience to alert you that you are pregnant. […]
Can I fly while pregnant?
Want to get in a vacation or business trip before the baby comes? Traveling during pregnancy, especially during the second trimester, can be a nice way to enjoy the precious time before baby and traveling with a partner can create […]
Best Sleeping Positions in Pregnancy
Welcome to the fun world of pregnancy, where you have to re-learn how to do many of the day-to-day (or night-to-night) actions that we all take for granted. Even sleep will become more tricky, and not just because of your […]
What does it mean to lose the mucus plug?
Helpful information to help you know what to expect As you approach the day of your baby’s birth, there are a lot of moving parts, so to speak, each with their own purpose and each gearing up to fully prepare […]
How to write your maternity leave out-of-office email
You’ve let your employer know that you are expecting a baby. You’ve prepped for your time away and done your part to get your team ready to handle things without you. You have waited at least nine months for the […]
What do you really NEED for baby’s first year?
There are a lot of posts about what to ask for on your baby registry. A lot of content around shopping lists, hospital bags, and what to buy for your infant. This may be because, for many of us, shopping […]
Experiencing Functional Genomic Fertility
Learn about a holistic approach to fertility before you venture to assisted, reproductive technologies (ART). You may save time, money, and heartache. Why Functional Genomic Fertility? Ever since I was in high school, I’ve had a passion for nutrition and […]