preconception health


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 »

Digest This….The Importance of Digestive Health and Food before, during and beyond Pregnancy

These are just a few startling statistics that children may encounter in their lifetime, there are so many more around learning, attention and overall health not included in this graphic. So how can these predictors and statistics be changed? It starts with us, as parents.   We can start as early as preconception; mom and »

Importance of Smoothies….Preconception, Pregnancy and Beyond

The health of your body depends on your digestion (70-80% of your immune system resides in digestive system, every cell of the body communicates with digestive system, there is a hormonal connection, digestion removes toxins from body, 90% of serotonin is created in the gut, and much more). When you blend your foods, you are »