My Favorite Pregnancy Resources

I’m happy to share all of MY knowledge and beliefs on pregnancy and exercise, but I often find that pregnant women like to see (or hear) the research in writing, so I’ve gathered here some of my favorite resources for pregnancy – websites, books, audio books and podcasts. If I’ve missed a favorite of yours please share…

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My Cardio Rules for Pregnancy

I get asked all the time about what pregnant women should keep in mind while doing cardio during pregnancy. These are the “rules” that I recommend following during all of your prenatal workouts, but especially while performing cardio exercises. Use The Talk Test Years ago (like in the 1980’s) the rule of thumb was that…

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My Birth Stories

Yes, I have my birth story for you! Thanks to the many of you who asked for it and encouraged me to do it. Since most of you requested I do it via video, that’s what I did. The reason I didn’t do it right away, among obvious reasons (actually having the baby), is that…

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3 Ideas for More Effective Pregnancy Workouts

Sponsored post by Baby Cubby Depending on the day, working out during pregnancy can be a challenging task. Reminding ourselves of the importance of exercise during this incredible journey always helps – from increasing our energy to keeping us strong to preparing us for a more efficient postnatal recovery. At almost 40 weeks, I just…

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What Feels Good NOW Might Just Hurt You LATER

I’ll be honest . . . I almost don’t know where to start with this. Plus, it just feels a little weird to be writing about this since I’m such an advocate for working out during pregnancy. For so long, when someone would ask me about whether a certain exercise was okay for pregnancy, the majority…

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5 Remedies for Morning Sickness

“I just can’t . . . “ This was pretty much all I thought and said during my first trimester this time around (I’m currently 23 weeks pregnant.). I’d order a salad . . . “I just can’t.”  I’d try to push through a cardio workout . . . “I just can’t.”  I’d try to…

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