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 […]

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. […]

24 – Hour Movement Guidelines to Optimize Your Child’s Health

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) came out with the new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (5 to 17 years old). According to this guideline, “for optimal health benefits, children and youth (aged 5–17 years) should achieve high levels of physical activity, low levels of sedentary behaviour, and sufficient sleep each […]

Canada: How much does our health care cost?

I remember sitting in my Physiology class in University and listening to my professor rant about our health care.   He estimated that the cost of health care in the next 20 years will be ridiculously high.  His solution … the government should just buy everyone a treadmill which might help reduce and prevent some […]