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5 Compelling Reasons to Use a Birthing Center

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Sliders | Comments Off on 5 Compelling Reasons to Use a Birthing Center

5 Compelling Reasons to Use a Birthing Center

Having a baby, whether he or she is your first or your fifth, is the single most important event in a woman’s life — and one of the happiest, too. Many women want alternatives to sterile and rigid hospital environments when that special day arrives. If you’re like many soon-to-be mamas and believe hospitals are best left for sick people, consider these important reasons to bring your little one into the world at a happy, calming birthing center. A Birthing Center Is Like Home…With a Twist When it comes to having a baby, giving birth at...

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Water Babies: A Water Birth for a Peaceful, Happy Labor

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Sliders | 0 comments

Water Babies: A Water Birth for a Peaceful, Happy Labor

A water birth is truly one of the most beneficial ways to experience labor and bring your baby into the world. Many women who give birth to their first baby in water, choose to give birth to their children’s siblings the same way. The idea of having a less painful birth tends to be the main reason women choose this method, but the promise of giving birth in peace and privacy at home or in a birthing center is also a powerful deciding factor. Why Women Choose Water Birth Being pregnant makes our bodies become awkward and achy. When you go into...

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The Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Sliders | 0 comments

The Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation

As a soon-to-be mama, you care about the ongoing health of your baby—during and after childbirth. But even more so, you know your own health is just as important throughout your pregnancy, as well as after you deliver. Most of us prefer natural remedies when it comes to achieving optimal health as a mother after childbirth. This is exactly why so many new moms are engaging in placenta encapsulation. What Is Encapsulated Placenta and Is it Good for You? During gestation, the placenta surrounds the fetus and facilitates the flow of nutrients...

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4 Ways to Have a Pregnant Stress-Free Holiday Season

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Sliders | 0 comments

4 Ways to Have a Pregnant Stress-Free Holiday Season

Holidays bring visions of cheer and laughter, food and warmth, family and friends. But we all know that the holiday season can be as stressful as it is festive. As moms, moms-to-be, or both, certain expectations fall on us to make everyone else’s holiday season special. We don’t often remember to think about how we feel as long as our loved ones are happy. Pregnancy already comes with unique physical and emotional stresses, so it’s vitally important to acknowledge your limits during the holiday season. To eliminate stress, do only those...

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A Healthy Diet to Reduce Swelling, Water Retention, and More During Pregnancy

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Sliders | 0 comments

A Healthy Diet to Reduce Swelling, Water Retention, and More During Pregnancy

Eating for two (or more, for the multiple moms) can feel overwhelming with all of the tips and information overload out there. You’re probably already experiencing swelling, water retention, andso much more; but you want your babytoget the best nutrition in the most beneficial way that still supports an easy pregnancy. Of course, you may already be eating a healthy, nourishing diet for you and baby, but there are certain foods that increase the risk of edema (swelling during pregnancy). Eliminating these kinds of foods, drinks, and seasonings...

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YUMMY ORGANIC RAW LEMON BARS

Posted by on Sep 6, 2015 in Sliders | 0 comments

(DAIRY-FREE RECIPE) USE ORGANIC  We are big lovers of lemons! Lemon water, lemon in juice, lemon bliss balls and especially raw lemon treats! This raw lemon slice doesn’t not disappoint on the list of lemon loves, plus it is super easy to whip up. INGREDIENTS-ORGANIC CRUST (spelt is delicious) 1/2 cup dates, pitted 1/3 cup walnuts (any nut will work, use pumpkin seeds or oats for nut free version) Pinch salt FILLING 1 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes or 1/2 cup coconut butter 1 tablespoon maple syrup or 2 pitted dates 2 Tablespoon...

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Connecting to your body with the breath exercise

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Sliders | 0 comments

    1. Start by sitting comfortably. Can be on the floor cross –legged or even in a chair at work or on the bus. Just give yourself some mental space and allow yourself to be as comfortable as you can. 2. Place your hands over your lower belly, just under your belly button. Breathe regularly but notice your breath. You don’t need to change it. Just ask yourself, “How does it feel breathing in?” “How does it feel breathing out?” Just breath with open curiosity for your breath. Keep it relaxed. 3. After a few minutes of relaxed breathing...

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5 Great Uses for Coconut Oil for your Baby

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Sliders | 0 comments

5 Great Uses for Coconut Oil for your Baby

Coconut Oil – Five Great Uses For Coconut Oil For Your Baby Your newborn baby is probably the most precious thing in the whole world to you (or one of, if you have more kids). You worry about everything – hot drinks, stray dogs, sunburn… you name it, you’ve worried about. If you’ve read the ingredients on the bottles of baby lotions and creams, then you’re probably worried about chemicals too. You can replace many of your store bought baby products with a natural, chemical-free alternative – coconut oil. Coconut oil is gaining huge momentum...

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Baby Belly Tunes for Pregnancy & Postpartum

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Sliders | 0 comments

Baby Belly Tunes for Pregnancy & Postpartum

Baby Belly Tunes was designed to help support mamas growing belly and relieve common low back strain during pregnancy.  It has been proven to help guide baby to the “optimal head down” position for birth.  Safety volume speakers to calm and relax both mother & baby throughout pregnancy. The Best part of Baby Belly Tunes is the ability to listen to music with baby and have the safety decibel speakers to protect baby’s ears.  Such a great benefit in calming babies and helping to guide them “head down” for labor...

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My Baby is Breech, now what?

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014 in Sliders | 0 comments

My Baby is Breech, now what?

During weeks 30-34 of pregnancy, we usually have an idea of how our baby is positioned. IF you find out your baby is sitting in your pelvis, your baby is what we call  “breech.”   You can start hypnosis, specialty yoga positions (with a pregnancy expert), you can seek the help of an acupuncturist and/or prenatal chiropractor to help with the movement of baby to hopefully turn your baby back to a head down position for birth.   BUT, we find most doctors simply want to “schedule” the cesarean.  Now you must deal with the...

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