Posts Tagged: pregnancy

Having a Great Pregnancy From Day One!

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  Having a Great Pregnancy From Day One! What is the number one thing that people hear about pregnancy? Puking. Hands down, morning sickness, or worse, all day nausea, is one of the most talked about symptoms of pregnancy. You have to admit, there are definitely some unpleasant aspects of growing a baby, and some… Read more »

Chiropractic Care For Pregnant Women

chiropractic care for pregnant women

Chiropractic Care For Pregnant Women Birth workers who pay attention have long realized that chiropractic care for pregnant women can make an incredible positive difference in the birth experience. This guest post from our resident chiropractic expert, Dr Kristin Hosaka, explains not just the benefit of chiropractic care for pregnant women, but exactly how it… Read more »

20 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

20 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

20 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks Eating healthy pregnancy snacks can be an excellent way to feel better and be healthier during your pregnancy. Thoughtful eating of high protein and nutrient dense foods during pregnancy can make pregnancy more comfortable, enjoyable, and may even help you can have the birth you want. Here are some snacks that are filling,… Read more »

What Are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

What are Braxton HIcks Contractions?

What Are Braxton Hicks Contractions? Braxton Hicks contractions are named for the doctor who “discovered” them in 1872. We can only assume, however, that women did, in fact, feel Braxton Hicks contractions in the centuries before their naming in 1872. So what are Braxton Hicks contractions? Braxton Hicks contractions usually feel like spotty, painless, or… Read more »

Foam Rolling For Pregnancy

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Foam Rolling For Pregnancy Today we are pleased to share a guest post about foam rolling for pregnancy from our resident fitness and nutrition expert, Katie Dudley. Katie has created a program for our online and in-person childbirth education classes that is second to none. In fact, there is nothing that even comes close in… Read more »

Free Pregnancy Nutrition eBook

Free Pregnancy Nutrition eBook

FREE Pregnancy Nutrition eBook 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. But we all know that eating well is… Read more »

5 Fabulous (and Simple) Exercise Ideas for Pregnancy

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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… Read more »

Safe Cleaning Products for Pregnancy and Beyond

natural cleaners for pregnancy and beyond

Safe Cleaning Products for Pregnancy and Beyond 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… Read more »

Announcing Your Pregnancy

announcing your pregnancy

Announcing Your Pregnancy The coming of a new baby is a wonderful thing.  Now with the benefits of social media, there are as many ways to announce the beginning of your newest adventure as there are types of personalities.  Here are a few cute (or fun or creative or just plain silly!) ways to share… Read more »