Author: Deb

20 Feb Are You Getting The Right Nutrition While Breastfeeding?

I found that a great deal of attention and information was given to me while pregnant about receiving proper nutrition. However, upon entering the postpartum phase, all I heard was "make sure you get enough water to compensate for the fluids lost while breastfeeding."...

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10 Feb Relax into the Restorative Pose!

The average pregnant woman is very capable of a doing a challenging asana practice that can build confidence and stamina. However, it is important to strike a balance by also practicing gentler, more restful poses that teach her how to soften and surrender when she...

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08 Dec Trying to Avoid A Cesarean Birth

The World Health Organization recommends that the cesarean section rate should range between 5-10% for a healthy outcome for both mother and baby. So why is the national rate hovering over 30%, and what can be done to help lower this sky rocketing epidemic? ...

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08 Nov Eating Chocolate During Pregnancy Can Be Beneficial!

Somewhere nestled comfortably in my nausea-free second trimester I came across a couple of articles that discussed the positive effects of dark chocolate for pregnant mothers. This was a very delightful moment since I am a self proclaimed "chocoholic" and now felt rightfully justified...

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