Postpartum Nutrition: Not Just For Breastfeeding

Mother holding baby tightly

Ask any mother about her postpartum experience, and you will most likely hear the good parts (the joy of meeting her new baby, drinking wine again, etc.)  and the not-so-good parts (no sleep, endless feedings, and diaper changes).    If there are little to no complications during childbirth, most mothers in the United States will […]

10 Tips for Fighting Nausea in the First Trimester

Pregnant woman experiencing nausea

Blech!    Sorry, I just thought about how I felt brushing my teeth while pregnant.    If you have ever experienced nausea & vomiting during your first trimester of pregnancy, you likely know what I am talking about. It’s estimated that up to 70% of women experience nausea & vomiting during pregnancy (1), commonly referred […]

Get Pregnant Naturally by Understanding Ovulation

Eggs in a nest

Understanding your menstrual cycle, including when you ovulate and for how long, can save you time and frustration when you and your partner are trying to get pregnant naturally. So what is ovulation? If you can’t remember back to your junior high health class, here’s a quick refresher:   What is ovulation?  Ovulation is when an […]