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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, »

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 »

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 »