Preparation Exercises

Childbirth Meditation | Listen

This post is one in a series of childbirth meditations. This post focuses on the word listen, and the ways you listen during pregnancy and childbirth. Meditations for “Listen” Listen to your caregivers. Is what they say supportive of your goals? Do

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The “Pack it To Go” Pregnancy Menu

This post is one in a series of pregnancy menu helps. This menu consists of items that are easy to take along or pick-up on the way for a busy day. This post shares ideas to meet your pregnancy nutrition goals on

Preparation Exercises

Childbirth Meditation | Learn

This post is one in a series of childbirth meditations. This post focuses on the word learn, and the things you learn during pregnancy and childbirth. Meditations for “Learn” If your fears are caused by a lack of knowledge or understanding, learn

Nutrition

The “No Time to Cook” pregnancy menu

This post is one in a series of pregnancy menu helps. This menu consists of items that require very little cooking; it shares ideas to meet your pregnancy nutrition goals on the days when you are too busy to cook a meal.

Preparation Exercises

Childbirth Meditation | Know

This post is one in a series of childbirth meditations. This post focuses on the word know, and the “things” you know during pregnancy and childbirth. Meditations for “Know” Some people confuse knowledge and wisdom. Knowledge is a collection of truths. Wisdom

Nutrition

20 Snack Ideas for any Pregnancy Craving

The snacks you choose can go a long way in helping to ensure a good variety of foods for maximum nutritional benefit. One trick is to select snacks from the food group you generally have the hardest time getting enough daily servings.

Preparation Exercises

Childbirth Meditation | Journey

This post is one in a series of childbirth meditations. This post focuses on the word journey and the journeys you take during pregnancy and childbirth. Meditations for “Journey” Is it the destination that determines the journey, or the journey that determines

Advocacy

Improving maternal care to prevent maternal death

I wanted to draw your attention to a few interesting bits of governance aimed at reducing maternal mortality. Item 1: New York is expanding access to doulas by ensuring doulas are included in Medicaid.  Check it out in the New York Times.

Nutrition

11 Quick Foods to satisfy pregnancy cravings

When you are running short on time, it can be very tempting to skip a meal or stop for fast food. You can eat a healthy meal in a rush, but you need to think beyond your basic meat and potatoes dinner.