As researchers are always looking at postpartum depression and risk factors in an effort to better understand and treat new mothers, new information suggests that for the partners of military service members, postpartum depression may be more prevalent. The international study was published in the Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps and suggest that […]
Learning to be kind is an important life skill. The world is made up of so many different of people and a variety of opinions. We won’t always agree, but we can always try to communicate and act kindly. This month we want to challenge you to work with your toddlers and older kids and […]
Nervous about exercising while pregnant? We fill you in on everything you need to know – from the dos and don’ts to the best workouts for labour and beyond.
Low Carb Lasagna using spaghetti squash!! Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Casserole If you come from an Italian family or know an Italian family, you are clearly aware of the fact they all love a good pasta dish. Pasta is the Italian staple, especially on a holiday or actually every.single.Sunday. At least in my childhood that’s how […]
When it comes to starting solids, many moms like to begin with baby cereals, and for good reason — their smooth texture and bland taste make them great first foods. But store bought baby cereal, while convenient, isn’t exactly cheap. Standard infant cereals cost around $.40 cents per ounce, and if you want organic, be […]
Placenta praevia is the medical term for a low-lying placenta. While fairly common in pregnancy, it could have an impact on your birth plan.
It’s been 10 years since I completed my final round of fertility treatments but I remember the emotional roller coaster of that time in my life like it was yesterday. I clearly remember sitting with a soft-spoken nurse who explained to me what the upcoming weeks (in our case months, then years) would entail and I […]
Looking for pregnancy exercises? Joan Murphy, a co-founder of Frame fitness studio, shares some exercises to get your body in shape while protecting your bump.
Low Carb Keto Meal Plans Low Carb Keto Meal Plans Today is the last day to receive 25 % OFF the Meal Plan Feature on my website. Each weekly meal plan is a week of low carb keto dinners with sides and shopping list. Also included is weekend prep ideas for breakfasts during the week. […]
If your growing baby bump has sprouted a network of white, red or purple-hued lines (or you’re suddenly noticing them across your hips, bum or breasts), you’re not alone. “It’s not uncommon for women to develop stretch marks during pregnancy,” says Paul Cohen, a dermatologist in Toronto. They usually start to appear between 13 and […]
When my son was diagnosed with hydronephrosis in utero, I panicked. I had never heard of hydronephrosis and didn’t realize that kidneys could have fluid on them let alone it lead to long-term health consequences. Medical professionals reassured me that his diagnosis was not reflective of anything that I had done the wrong way it […]
Hi Amy, I have questions about what to do about my in-laws. My husband and I are expecting our first child. The problem is from when his parents came to visit. Before they arrived, my husband told them about me and by all accounts, they loved me. The day I met them, I brought them […]
This Creamy Chicken soup is a low carb bowl of comfort waiting for you! It’s keto, gluten free and easy to make! Creamy Chicken Soup I’m such a fan of this soup. It’s creamy and rich and so nourishing. It comes together in only a very short time yet is impressive enough to serve as a dinner […]
Over 60% of pregnancies result in an abdominal separation that is wider than 2 – 2.5 finger widths apart. Pregnant moms who experience this abdominal separation are considered to have the condition of “Diastasis Recti.” This condition typically develops in the latter part of the second or third trimester as the abdominal wall has begun […]
A study was made from June 2008 to February 2010 in Turkey. There were 57 in the experimental group, 60 in the control group. Between the dates of the study, all healthy mothers giving birth for the first time and their healthy babies were included. Data were collected about their demographic characteristics and by using […]
Thrush is a common symptom of an overgrowth of Candida Albicans and you would most commonly see it as oral thrush. It’s generally a white, foamy buildup on the surface of the tongue that can seem a little bit scary at first, especially if you see it in your children. It can also affect other […]
Reflux: it’s a problem that affects many babies (up to 50% of babies age 0-3 months!) And if your baby has ever struggled with reflux, you know how hard it can be — the gas, the vomiting, the constant fussiness. Since reflux is a digestive issue, introducing solid foods to your baby will definitely have […]
All the Ketogenic Pantry Essentials you need to begin, sustain and flourish on your keto diet. Photo Credit Dana Miller, www.houzz.com How to Stock a Keto Pantry Stocking a pantry with low carb and keto essentials may take a little bit of time to acquire all the items you need, but with a few great […]