Healthy Pregnancy

Plant-based iron-rich recipes for pregnancy (and everyone!)

I had so much fun on The Morning Show talking all about plant-based iron-rich recipes for pregnancy (and everyone!). We all know meat is an excellent source of iron, but did you know you can get it from plants as well? Spinach, shiitake mushrooms, soy, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, quinoa and blackstrap molasses are all great sources of iron.

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Things No One Tells You About Pregnancy

One of the things no one tells you about pregnancy is that your dog will want to lick your belly. Just kidding! I actually put coconut oil on my belly to take that picture. Some of the changes that occur when you are pregnant are uncomfortable, but the good news is that most of them…

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Sleeping During Pregnancy

When I was pregnant, especially during the third trimester, I found sleeping during pregnancy to be a big challenge. At this point my belly was pretty big, I had to pee all the time, and my hips were aching. Sleeping in the right position and adding pillows really helped. Today I have a guest post…

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My Birth Story

This birth story has been a long time coming. My son is one year old! I actually wrote it out soon after he was born so I wouldn’t forget anything, but it was nine pages so lots of editing needed to be done. Why was it nine pages you might ask?

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My three favourite holistic pregnancy books

Reading too many books, even the holistic pregnancy books, can sometimes overwhelm you when you are pregnant. It is a great idea to be well informed, but there is such a thing as information overload.

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Third Trimester Recap

I feel like I got the hang of being pregnant during the third trimester and I started genuinely loving it. I was so excited to meet my baby but I also got sad that my pregnancy journey was almost over.

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Green Baby Registry for Holistic Mamas

When it came time to put together a green baby registry for my baby shower I was totally at a loss! Since I am having my first child and haven’t spent too much time around babies, I had no idea what I would need.

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