7 Ways Prenatal Massage Can Help You 

 I’m pretty much a sucker for a massage all the time (It’s my favorite form of self care.) but especially during pregnancy. I couldn’t imagine getting through the stresses, aches and pains of pregnancy without a good massage therapist, so when fellow mom, Jenny Silverstone from the blog MomLovesBest, offered up some helpful information on…

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5 Essential Oils For Pregnancy Struggles

Essential oils have saved me during many aches and pains, and every time I turn to my friend and essential oil advocate, Amy Wiggins. During pregnancy, essential oils can be life-savers (due to more aches and pains), yet they can get tricky, since there are some that aren’t recommended. I asked Amy to set the…

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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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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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