When it comes to pregnancy, getting the proper nutrients is important for both mama and baby. I’ve compiled a list of important ones and where you can find them. I also recommend taking a high quality prenatal multivitamin like Thorne Prenatals, MegaFood or Purenatals. Protein Protein is essential for the formation of tissue in both […]

When approaching labor and delivery, many women may begin to feel anxious, scared or simply nervous about what’s to come. While everyone’s situation is different, there are a few things I love to encourage expecting mamas to do to prepare for labor and delivery. And most importantly, remember that at the end of the day […]

You’ve carried your little baby inside you for 9 long months, and the day has arrived and you finally get to meet her face to face. As you pull her up to you, you soak in her sweet features, little fingers and toes, squishy nose and then realize that she is covered in a thick, […]

Hollywood tends to depict your water breaking as the first sign of labor, followed by a crazy precipitous birth. However that is not usually the case. Your water could break before contractions begin (known as prelabor rupture of membranes (PROM)), it could break during labor, while you’re pushing OR the baby could be delivered en […]

Well… It’s summer and it’s HOT here in Texas. I’ve collaborated with Becca from Happily the Hicks on another blog post, this time sharing fun ways to stay cool this summer! It’s perfect for pregnant mamas, those with kiddos at home, and really just anyone needing some new ideas on how to enjoy the summer […]

(guest post by Becca from Happily the Hicks) It’s no surprise that I love babywearing. Even before I found out I was pregnant with my firstborn, I couldn’t WAIT to someday sling my baby. I enjoyed following ring sling accounts, seeing pictures of other mamas wearing their babies, and dreaming about the day I would […]

Benefits of Baby Wearing

When you’re pregnant, one of the things you’ll get asked at pretty much every prenatal appointment is how much water you are drinking. While yes, it is important to be hydrated on a daily basis, it’s extra important when you’re carrying a little baby.  Pregnant women need more water than the average person because of […]

Water Intake during Pregnancy!

When you hear people talk about baby’s position, usually you think about either head down, transverse or breech. But there are actually many different positions they can be in, even when they are head down! Did you know that the position of the baby’s head in the birth canal can really affect the way a […]

Exercises for Optimal Fetal Positioning | Side Lying Release

When you’re pregnant (and even when you’re not), regularly exercising is so good for you! I encourage all of my mamas to find something active to do while they’re growing their little baby. There are so many benefits to exercising, including: – Helps women feel better and enhances emotional well-being – Great way to help […]

Benefits of Walking During Pregnancy

Why do we want the cervix to soften? As you near the end of pregnancy, a woman’s cervix will begin the process of softening as your body prepares for the birth. It softens so it can efface (thin and stretch) and dilate (open up), which needs to happen for the baby to pass through the […]