My Experience with a Birth Doula

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After writing this title, I’m still shocked I can even say “I have a birth doula!”  My third pregnancy and first time with a birth doula seems surreal. With my first two pregnancies I had all the excuses – I didn’t know much about doulas, I was planning an epidural so didn’t think I needed […]

9 Tips to Prepare for Breastfeeding

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Written by: Erika Swant, MPH, RDN Candidate (@theforkingdietitian) 1. Prepare for longggg journey. Breastfeeding can be hard! This is something that most women don’t know before they start. You have to prepare not only with required materials, but also mentally. How long do you want to breastfeed for? Set a goal and make a plan […]

An Overview of Spanish Immersion Childcare

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Choosing childcare is no easy task! Leaving my babies in the care of someone else has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. As a full-time working mom, I knew my kids would spend a bulk of their days at daycare. At first it was really hard (I definitely cried those […]

What You Need To Know About Gestational Diabetes

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Posted in: Pregnancy

I never realized how controversial Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) could be… As I dug into the research & talked with various professionals, I learned there are many different approaches to screening, diagnosing & treating GDM.  In this post, I dive deep into the topic so you can make an informed decision & have a constructive […]

What To Meal Prep Before Baby Arrives

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Posted in: Mom Life, Recipes

The nursery can wait, start meal prepping now! If you’re an expecting mama, you might be busy checking off all the baby essentials. But if there’s one thing you do for yourself before baby, it’s MEAL PREP! Those early months with a baby are challenging enough, so setting yourself up with easy, nutritious foods will […]

5 Ways To Prepare For Pregnancy

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Posted in: Pregnancy

Thinking about getting pregnant in the near future can be an exciting, yet overwhelming, experience.  There’s the anticipation of building your very own family, filled with the worry of what if’s & wonder about where to even start. Whether it’s your first, second or fourth pregnancy, I’ve got 5 ways to help prepare you for […]

A New Mom’s Diaper Bag Essentials

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Packing a diaper bag is a skill! Between all baby items, there’s also key essentials for mom to remember when packing a diaper bag! I’ve learned the hard way a few times what not being prepared feels like, and I’m on a mission to not let you be the hungry mom with a blow out […]

Top Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

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Posted in: Pregnancy

I’m Pregnant. Do I really need to give up deli-meat & brie cheese? Short answer, it depends… What can and can’t I eat is one of the top questions I get from soon-to-be mamas.  It’s a valid question, and one I certainly had myself.  But instead of just handing over a list of “Eat This, […]

Can I drink Tea During Pregnancy?

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Posted in: Pregnancy

Drinking tea during pregnancy is something most women don’t think twice about (me being one of them…). Some teas such as nettle tea or raspberry leaf tea have been gaining popularity for their “touted benefits” during pregnancy. The use of herbal medicines for health or ailments is an increasing global trend, partly due to their […]

How To Choose A Prenatal Vitamin

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What prenatal vitamin should I take?  I get this question a lot, and for good reason – it’s an important one! If you’re pregnant, or planning to become pregnant in the near future, choosing an appropriate prenatal vitamin is a smart decision.  I’ve seen many woman (myself included), pick up the first prenatal vitamin they […]




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