pregnancy first trimester

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 »

It’s the Little Things in Pregnancy…Power of Micronutrients

We hear about the importance of macronutrients on a regular basis for pregnancy (which is very true and required); consuming protein, fats and carbohydrates. While they are essential components to our health (like the gas in our car), micronutrients (like the oil in our car) found in fruits and vegetables are equally critical to our health. For »

Navigating health in the first trimester

The first trimester of pregnancy can be really challenging especially if you experience nausea like many. Nausea can be a result of one or a combination of: hormonal changes, nutritional deficiencies and stress. Suggestions for the first 3 months (and beyond) if you have nausea, food aversions, etc Start your day with a healthy protein and healthy »