Prenatal Yoga and 9 Benefits

  One of the challenges of pregnancy is that your body is constantly changing, and your usual exercise routine might be compromised the farther along in pregnancy you are. Many women choose to turn to yoga in place of their regular exercise activities. Let’s look at some of the benefits of prenatal yoga!   Reduced stress Decreased pains Increased flexibility in muscles and ligaments Increased mood Safe for mom and baby Fun Relaxing Can help induce [...]

Prenatal Yoga and 9 Benefits2018-07-23T11:45:23-05:00

8 ways to help your baby fight the summer heat

It’s that time of the year where dreams of vacationing on the beach become reality! Sunny summer days might be fun, but babies need a little extra protection. Babies don’t have the same protection as adults when it comes to sitting out in the sun all day. Most babies have less melanin (which helps protect the ski from the sun). It is extra important to be aware that babies are very vulnerable on hot or sunny [...]

8 ways to help your baby fight the summer heat2018-07-08T15:08:42-05:00

6 Rules to Follow When Visiting a Newborn

6 rules to follow when visiting a newborn When you have a friend or family member who has just had a baby, you may be excited for that first visit. Sometimes we forget that our job is to be a supporter of the parents as they are learning how to transition into a new, challenging, and fun life with their newborn. Here are 6 things to keep in mind when visiting a newborn:   DO Bring [...]

6 Rules to Follow When Visiting a Newborn2018-07-04T09:20:25-05:00

Baby Led Weaning

The topic of baby led weaning is often a controversial one. What is BLW? In short, it is a parenting choice where the parent allows the child to feed themselves without using purees or baby food and typically the child will eat what the parent's eat. Let's talk about the benefit and the potential harm. One of the most common benefits that parents claim with using the baby led weaning method, is that their babies and [...]

Baby Led Weaning2018-05-10T15:29:58-05:00

Sick of Morning Sickness?

Many women choose to hesitate on publicly announcing their pregnancies until they are in the second trimester. For whatever reason they choose to delay announcing their little bundle of joy, it is their right to make that choice. One thing that may prevent momma from waiting to tell her big news is morning sickness. Arguably the most constant, prevalent, and undesirable symptom on early pregnancy. Of course it makes sense why up to 85% of women [...]

Sick of Morning Sickness?2018-05-10T15:12:03-05:00