Digestive Health in Pregnancy


Seasonal Eating & Back To Basics for Family Nourishment

Ahhh….we are on the cusp of Summer while enjoying this beautiful Spring Time weather; fresh fruits and vegetables are starting to grow and some are even being harvested from the garden! Eating in season has so many health benefits for us and our children from higher nutrient density (the produce is typically left on the »

What Eating Well Means & Why it is so Essential in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum

As a Certified Health Coach and a mom of 3 small children, my definition of eating well is: Consuming primarily whole foods Following Food Fundamentals (which can be applied to any dietary theory) Healthy Proteins – Plant based, Grass Fed/Pasture Raised animals Healthy Fats – Omega 3’s, coconut oil, avocados Fruits/Vegetables – Wide variety of »

Healthy Fats for Healthy Pregnancy/Baby Stats

Healthy fats are essential for so many functions within our body and are especially critical during pregnancy. Since our bodies do not produce essential fatty acids, we must consume them for our health and our baby’s health and wellbeing. They are vital for baby’s brain and organ development, maintaining a healthy pregnancy, absorbing vitamins A, »

Pregnancy & Hydration

We are made up of approximately 70% water. Hydration is required for so many function’s, here are a few: Cell to cell communication Skin and tissue health Oxygenation of lungs and heart Toxin eliminate Calcium loss prevention Proper Digestion and Metabolic functions Body temperature regulation Muscle and tissue elasticity Reduction of water retention Pregnancy increases »

Healthy Digestion for Children

Yes I am talking about Poop! I never thought that I would write or discuss this subject but over the years I have reached a comfort level and an understanding that digestion and bowel movements are a critical foundation of health. This subject is just to important to avoid! Unfortunately, I hear about children crying »