HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST

Oh the excitement about being pregnant and having a baby has kept you busy! You might have the baby room decorated, clothes washed and put away neatly in the dresser, rocking chair ordered, and bottles washed and ready to go when baby comes home! You think to yourself, I’VE GOT THIS! I AM SOOO READY! […]

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH

DID YOU KNOW … – An estimated 1/5 women worldwide will experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) – Sign and symptoms can be present during pregnancy and for up to 1 year post baby (if not longer) – An estimated 7-10 women will hide their symptoms in fear of of being labelled having a disorder […]

Become An Organ or Tissue Donor Today

  After the sad tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos almost 1 week ago, there has been a substantial increase in organ and tissue donors in the province of Alberta and across Canada. According to the Canadian Transplant Society, over 1600 people are added to the organ wait list each year.  If 1 person donates their organs […]

Can exercise reduce the risk of gestational diabetes?

A study was conducted by researches at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and University of Western Ontario to see if exercise can prevent or lower the risk of gestational hypertension. Around 10 % of women will be diagnosed with hypertension after the 20th week of pregnancy.  They researchers chose 765 pregnant women to participate in […]

Celebrating Momentum Health and Wellness

It’s almost been 5 YEARS since I started my company, CRAZY! Here is how my company started and how life, children and my passion for fitness didn’t stop me from chasing my dreams. The job I had when I got pregnant with our first daughter didn’t allow me to return back part time after she was born. […]