Pregnancy Must-Haves

Health professionals agree that Taking a daily prenatal vitamin is essential to support a healthy pregnancy. However, I'd like to discuss a few things. For one, not all vitamins are created equal so let's learn to read labels. Second, vitamins are to supplement a balanced diet. Lastly, the...

The Faint Line: Positive or Negative?

So, you’re trying to conceive. You’re doing everything right from your diet and fitness to perfectly mapping out your ovulation cycle. You finally get to the point where you think all the trying may have paid off, so you unwrap that at home pregnancy test,...

Six Facts About Diastasis Recti

Sometimes called a "pooch" because that's what it looks like. Some women say, "I look like I'm five months pregnant but I'm not." Women complain that people have asked when they're due. "Due with WHAT?" Diastasis recti is very common but that doesn't mean it's normal.   What...

Castor Oil Packs for a Happy Uterus

  Castor oil benefits go way beyond ingesting them to induce labor, a practice I do not agree with but that's a story for another day. Ingested, added to a smoothie, or a shot chased by orange juice is not what I'm talking about here. I...

First Comes the Egg

There are so many factors to consider when making the decision to conceive. Your reproductive health, your partner’s reproductive health, family history, timing, finances, diet etc. Once you’ve made the decision to try to have a baby it’s up to you, your partner, and your...

PCOS: There is Help.

  Did you know that an estimated five million women of childbearing age in the United States have PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)? Chances are that because of its prevalence you may have had it yourself, know someone who has, or at the very least, you’ve heard...