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! […]

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 […]

“THE MIDDLE WIFE”

I love how kids perceive the world.  From the planets, to the mountains to where babies are born! My daughters always ask me mind – blowing questions about the world and I honestly don’t even know how to answer some of their questions! When they asked about where they came from and how they got […]

Pregnant and Hot Yoga … Risks vs Benefits

A pregnant lady was asked to leave a hot yoga class by the yoga instructor to due to safety concerns with the heat and pregnancy. There is not enough research to show whether or not hot yoga is safe during pregnancy.  If this is the case, why take any risks for your developing baby? Enjoy […]