Something that is an integral part of a healthy pregnancy (and sometimes even a natural birth) is nutrition. Not only can nutrition have the power to make you feel better and help with common pregnancy “symptoms,” but it just makes life more pleasant. Read more
Today we are featuring a guest post from one of our many incredible instructors, Maggie Butterfield. Maggie is passionate about nutrition because she has seen the difference it makes in the health of her family. A proud VBAC mother, teacher and much more, we are proud to call her one of our own. Enjoy her post, and if you are in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area, call her!
What exactly is an anti-nutrient? Read more
At Birth Boot Camp we are surrounded by simply amazing and talented instructors. We love them and the skills they bring to the table. One of our most recently certified instructors is Carmen Calvo who teaches in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a placenta encapsulation specialist (and an excellent writer) and a mother of two. Today our guest post is from her and we think you will love it! Feel free to ask questions in the comments and share with your friends. Basic information on placenta encapsulation is also included in the Field Manual that comes with your birth class. Read more
We believe that an integral part of any comprehensive childbirth education includes appropriate pregnancy exercise. When you take a Birth Boot Camp class it will include an exercise program created just for you and this time in your life.
But maybe you are wondering what you can do right now (before you start your birth class) for everyday fitness during your pregnancy. This guest post from Jessica Socheski has five wonderful ideas that you can easily incorporate into your life.
Pregnancy can bring both nesting (clean house!) and nausea (boo!), so what better time to find some more natural friendly cleaners. While the March of Dimes says that most commercial cleansers are safe during pregnancy, many women find the smells overwhelming or would rather just be on the safe side when it comes to chemical exposure. Here are a few tips for reputable natural cleaners. Feel free to leave your favorites in the comments!