Fitness, Pregnancy, Workouts

Daily Pelvic Floor Exercises for Pregnancy

If you are in your second trimester, you might already be feeling the scary lower back pain. As your belly grows, your center of gravity shifts which usually results in an arched lower back. I remember looking in the mirror one day and asking myself "Whoa! Do I really look like that?" I mean my… Continue reading Daily Pelvic Floor Exercises for Pregnancy

healthy living, Pregnancy

Activated Charcoal During Pregnancy

Would you drink black water? I first read about the benefits of Activated Charcoal in the book, "The Better Baby Book" by Dave and Lana Asprey. The main takeaway about activated charcoal was that this  black powder stops the absorption of heavy metals in your body, which can cause a plethora of DNA changes in… Continue reading Activated Charcoal During Pregnancy

Fitness, Pregnancy, Workouts

How to Engage Your Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, you have probably already heard or read a lot the importance of your pelvic floor, but how exactly can you improve those muscles? Be sure to check out the video at the end of this post! What are the "Pelvic Floor Muscles?" Your pelvic floor muscles run from your pubic bone… Continue reading How to Engage Your Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy

Fitness, Fitness Programs, Pregnancy

Pregnancy Workout Plans Black Friday Sale

What fun is Black Friday without a good deal? I recently launched my First and Second Trimester Programs for pregnant clients... and it wasn't enough. Since each pregnancy is different, I decided to offer a more flexible option. The Custom Pregnancy Plan now listed on my website is available at the same rate, but allows… Continue reading Pregnancy Workout Plans Black Friday Sale

Fitness, Pregnancy

First Trimester Workout Program: Pregnancy Weeks 4-12

Congratulations, you are having a baby! But now you are researching everything from what not to eat, how your body will be changing, and finding out your first appointment with a doctor probably won't even be until you are 8 weeks along! This stage of life comes with lots of excitement and lots of uncertainty.… Continue reading First Trimester Workout Program: Pregnancy Weeks 4-12

Baby, Book Reviews, Family, Pregnancy, Uncategorized

9 Books to Read Before Baby Arrives

Are you pregnant and have no idea what to expect? Your first appointment with a doctor may be months away, but luckily there are lots of options at your local library (or even on that Hoopla app). This may be my third pregnancy, but I recognize I am no expert and there is still so… Continue reading 9 Books to Read Before Baby Arrives

Food, Pregnancy, Recipes

Knocked Up Smoothie

The name is enough to say it all...but I didn't come up with it. In preparation for Baby #3, I have been doing LOTS of reading. This being the first baby we planned for, I have really put my best foot forward when it comes to nutrition and preparation. I stumbled across a great book… Continue reading Knocked Up Smoothie

Food, Pregnancy, Recipes

Blood Building Juice for Pregnancy

Would you drink a blood builder juice that contains beets? That's a question I posed to myself while reading The Mindful Mom-to-be by Lori Bregman. This renowned Doula shares all her best pregnancy advice, including lots of recipes to grow the healthiest baby and keep your body strong and prepared for labor. Neither her or… Continue reading Blood Building Juice for Pregnancy