April 7, 2021
Birth and postpartum recipes (Labourade, lactation cookies and more)

In the lead up to birth and in the postpartum period, I suggest eating slow cooked soups and stews. If you are not a vegetarian, I highly suggest slow cooker beef stews, chicken/turkey soups, yams, beets and cooked dark green vegetables. This allows for maximum nourishment with minimal effort for your digestive system. Smoothies and […]

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February 21, 2021
Pregnancy supplements 101

When is comes to pregnancy supplementation, the internet is full of confusing contradictions. A pregnant person needs supplements, but also should not take anything because it will harm the pregnancy. ARG! How confusing, overwhelming and really not helpful. Soooo, I'm going to break down supplementation in pregnancy to help you feel more confident that your […]

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February 17, 2021
Day 5-10 postpartum: What to expect

As I mentioned in the Day 1-5 postpartum blog, a healthy, well supported postpartum period can be the difference between, being able to successfully breastfeed/chestfeed, going back to feeling like yourself again, getting back into an exercise routine, and even being able to conceive another child in the future. Most importantly, a healthy, well supported […]

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February 16, 2021
Day 1-5 postpartum: What to expect

There is so much emphasis on childbirth that it's easy to forget that what happens after the birth is just as important.Here are some tips and things to look out for in the first 5 days. What to expect day 1-5 Postpartum: You could feel REALLY good: The act of having a baby releases a whole […]

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February 16, 2021
Iron Absorption And Pregnancy

Iron deficiency is a term that gets thrown around a lot, especially during pregnancy. At one point or another we may ask ourselves, ‘am getting enough iron?”  Whether the answer is yes or no, a second question to ask before you start pounding back the iron pills is, ‘am I sabotaging my iron absorption?’ A […]

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