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...

Pregnancy Mask (Melasma orCholasma)

Skin changes as a result of hormone fluctuations and pregnancy are quite common. It’s your body talking to you about what may be going on inside. I remember being pregnant with my first son and working for Chanel as a manager on the Beaute’ Collection. One of...

Clogged duct

Breastfeeding: Clogged Duct

So many of us have had that unbelievable pain of the clogged duct, or have read about it in the local Breastfeeding Group on Facebook. You name it: Badass Breastfeeders, La Leche League, Breastfeeding Your Way. When it comes to the plugged duct, we will...

What Your Period Says About Your Health

Aunt Flo, surfing the crimson wave, on the rag, the red tide, that time of the month, menstruation, PERIOD. Whatever you call it on any given day, if you’re a woman you’ve more than likely been living with your cycle for years now. Love it...

Infertility: Let’s Talk

April is Fertility Awareness Month. Let’s Talk Infertility Infertility. It can be a scary thought, right? Especially when you want nothing more than to conceive with ease. Take a deep breath though because infertility might not necessarily mean exactly what you think it means. In fact, there’s...

Nicole Buratti: The Doula Wears Prada

Nicole Buratti, Fertility Lifestyle Coach, Childbirth Educator, Prenatal Yoga Teacher and Labor Doula. How Did Doula Work Find You? This is how it happened: It FOUND me! I was teaching prenatal yoga and wanted to be a better prenatal yoga teacher so I signed up for a...

Seven Natural Ways to Relieve Heartburn in Pregnancy

[caption id="attachment_1159" align="aligncenter" width="664"] Heartburn During Pregnancy[/caption] Last week on the blog, you read my take on Gestational Diabetes. This week's blog topic is on heartburn during pregnancy.  Heartburn during pregnancy is a mystery to some and simply an old wives tale to too many of...