How to Build Good Bacteria During Pregnancy

(And Why It’s So Important)  Photo Credit By Kristen, Contributing Writer Good bacteria, beneficial bacteria, good gut health, healthy microbiota – whatever you label those microscopic “good guys” in your body, they’re really important.  They’re especially important during your pregnancy.  Good bacteria prevent pregnancy and birth complications, and most importantly, give your baby a great […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Fat During Pregnancy

Photo Credit Did you know?  Fat is incredibly important to your baby and your own body during pregnancy and breastfeeding.  Decades of “low fat” propaganda from the government and glossy pregnancy magazine articles highlighting that you need “just 300 extra calories a day” have made us terrified of eating anything except boneless, skinless chicken breasts. […]

Why You Should Prepare for Natural Birth

By Kristen Burgess, Contributing Writer Many moms review birth options during pregnancy and decide that a natural birth would be best.  Some choose a midwife, some choose a doctor with a good track record for vaginal births.  But preparation for natural childbirth stops there for many women.  You want to go natural, you trust your […]

Vitamins for Healthy Pregnancies

By Contributing Writer, Angela Parker Vitamins for Healthy Pregnancies When you are pregnant, nutrition is at its utmost importance. In a perfect world, we would be able to get all the vitamins and minerals that we needed through our food. I am one who really struggles during my first and second trimester to eat well […]