All posts tagged pregnancy

Raising Healthy Children: Fertility Diet

By | March 9, 2012

Image by janineomg The health of your children starts before they’re even born.  In fact, it starts before conception!  Your health is so important in making sure that your children are healthy.  That’s why, today, we’re talking about fertility diets! If a woman’s body is deficient in nutrients before she gets pregnant, then she faces Read More

Protecting Our Skin Through Pregnancy

By | March 6, 2012

Image by barelyfitz When I was a teenager, I went through a major growth spurt.  I didn’t even realize it though, until after.  Then I saw these strange, sort of indented silvery lines on my upper arms, thighs, and breasts.  I was too embarrassed to ask anyone what they were, but I eventually figured out Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: How to Test Negative on Group B Strep Test

By | February 20, 2012

Image by spaceodissey A reader, Lindsay, recently shared her story with me.  She had tested positive twice in a row on a Group B strep test while pregnant.  Not wanting antibiotics during labor, she decided to use the following combination of natural treatments to become GBS negative.  A third test shows that it worked! Please Read More

Tracking Your Fertility Signs

By | February 3, 2012

Image by lulumon athletica Recently, several of my readers have been asking me about women’s health issues — things like fertility, pregnancy, PCOS, balancing their hormones, etc.  It’s a big issue.  Women don’t have a lot of truthful information about their health.  Western medicine doesn’t understand how heavily hormones play into everything that happens with Read More

Guest Post: Getting Pregnant with PCOS

By | January 27, 2012

Image by janineomg By Aimee Raupp, MS, LAc, Guest Writer Many of you have requested information about hormonal imbalances, fertility, and other women’s health issues.  I’ve asked Aimee, who practices Chinese medicine and works in women’s health, to share a series of articles with you.  This is the first one — getting pregnant with PCOS. Read More

The Truth About Recovering from Pregnancy

By | November 18, 2011

Jacob is now 3 1/2 months old.  See how adorable he is?!  (You can’t see it, but Bekah is off to the right, playing with him, which is why he is looking that way.  He is about to smile but the pictures of that are too blurry to share, unfortunately!  He won’t quit using his Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: Signs of Labor

By | March 2, 2011

Image by space odissey Okay, we’re getting serious here!  Towards the end of pregnancy already!  When you’re waiting for labor (which we’re going to talk about very soon), it can be very hard.  You know it’s almost time, you’re as big as house (or so you think), you’re exhausted, you have to pee again the Read More

Healthy Pregnancy Series: Writing a Birth Plan

By | November 17, 2010

If you haven’t been following the Healthy Pregnancy Series so far, please check out the previous posts! A birth plan is crucial in the delivery of your baby.  A birth plan is your written wishes about how you would like the delivery and post-delivery experience to be, barring any unexpected complications.  It covers things like Read More


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