pregnancy health


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 »

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 »

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 »