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Simple ways to set yourself up for more ease as a new mom

All of us moms have been there… sleep deprived, shower deprived, starving (with no food in the fridge to eat) and just all “touched out.” This does not have to be the norm and there are some small steps that can be taken over time to shift from constant reaction mode to a bit more »

Vitamin D and Pregnancy

The first thing that comes to mind when I think about Vitamin D is SUNSHINE. 🙂 But did you know that many health experts consider the benefits of vitamin D to be one of the most important health discoveries in the last century? It is especially critical during and after pregnancy. The Basics: Vitamin D »

Thyroid Health for Pregnancy

During pregnancy, the thyroid gland is strongly impacted by all the hormonal and metabolic changes that occur in the body. When we do not support the thyroid with appropriate nutrition and overall health it can result in possible thyroid dysfunction or disease during and/or after pregnancy. Getting your thyroid levels checked prior to conception, during »

Simple Healthy Snacks for the Breastfeeding Mom

When we become a new mom our focus is on taking care of and tending to our little one. Not only are we supporting them emotionally but also physically through breastfeeding. Amazingly, we need more calories to breastfeed than we did to grow baby in our womb. Getting in those additional calories can be very challenging »

I am a new mom and my baby is reacting to what I am eating….

As a mom of 3 children; 2 that I have nursed and 1 that I am currently breastfeeding, there are some definite challenges from baby having latch issues, milk production, to baby reacting to the foods that are passed through breastmilk. Some babies become gassy, have stomach issues, cry in pain while others may develop »