When pregnant, having an "uneventful" or "boring" pregnancy is actually exactly what your medical care provider wants. A pregnancy with few complications will keep you "low risk". So, what exactly does having a low risk pregnancy look like? And what can you do to keep it that way?
Even if you've never had diabetes, you could be among the 18% of women who develop a form of it about halfway through their pregnancy. While gestational diabetes is not a permanent condition, it does impact both mother and baby.
About 15% of women will experience postpartum depression each year- which is more than the amount of women who are diagnoses with breast cancer, diabetes or those who have a stroke. What are the signs of PPD and how can it impact your breastfeeding experience?
So much is happening with your body during pregnancy. It's easy to feel lost, confused and even frustrated by all these changes. How do you overcome feelings of doubt and insecurity during a time that's supposed to be hopeful and happy?
Athletes are a special group of people who are constantly in the mindset of looking and feeling their best so they can perform well. The training can be intense, so what happens when you have a baby and you decide to breastfeed or pump for your baby? Today we’re talking about what it means to be an athlete and the changes or challenges you may experience while breastfeeding and breast pumping.
We spend about nine months growing a baby, and after our babies are born, our bodies create breast milk (the most nutritious food possible) to help them grow and keep them healthy. Our bodies are truly amazing, and still many of us don’t view them that way. And how can these negative feelings impact our breastfeeding goals?
Prenatal fitness guru and new mom, Sara Haley, designed Expecting More® to help fit and healthy moms-to-be stay motivated, inspired and fit throughout their pregnancy. Based on her own experience with pregnancy, as well as training other pre and post-natal women, Sara saw the need for a comprehensive prenatal DVD training program. Expecting More® provides six different… Continue Reading
As adults, we know yoga is good for our bodies. But, did you know yoga can benefit kids as well? We'll learn about an innovative program designed to entertain kids all while teaching them the benefits of the age old practice.
You've been diagnosed with having gestational diabetes, which means your body is having a more difficult time breaking down sugars while pregnant. What are best ways ways to keep this temporary form of diabetes under control?
Postpartum Depression impacts for the 15% of women each year. In a previous episode, we discussed the symptoms and triggers for PPD. Now, learn more about breastfeeding-friendly options for treating depression many new mothers experience shortly after giving birth.
The problem of childhood obesity in the United States has grown considerably in recent years. How do you determine if your child has a problem with obesity? What typically causes it and what can parents do about it?
You've had your baby, and your body hasn't quite bounced back to its pre-pregnancy form. No worries! We've got your inside look at what's happening with your body as well as tips for targeting key areas.
Running while pregnant seems to be a controversial subject amongst many non-runners. But running can be quite beneficial for you and your baby. In this episode, we'll hear from moms who safely ran throughout their pregnancies.
Your baby needs "tummy time" from the moment he comes home from the hospital. What are the main benefits of this gentle exercise? How can it help in your baby's development? And what are some strategies to help a fussy baby feel at home on his belly?