Ensure you’re getting the proper nutrition with this handy seven-day food guide.
As a dietician, blogger and mom, I tend to approach eating during pregnancy in a way that celebrates food both for its flavor and the nourishment it provides mom and baby. Amidst the first trimester energy drain and the onset … Continue reading →
Fill your freezer with healthy, homemade dishes prebaby so you can fill your tummy with delicious, easy-to-heat eats postbirth.
Banana bread When a newborn makes a quick trip to the bakery next to impossible, turn to this homemade treat to start your day off right. 5 ripe bananas, mashed 3/4 cup oil 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 6 tablespoons … Continue reading →
Does being with child have to mean going without your daily caffeine fix? Read this before overhauling your morning routine.
For many mamas-to-be, expecting a new baby means squeezing doctor appointments into an already packed schedule of meetings, carpool and housework. In the pre-baby bump days, you relied on your morning cup of joe to get you through the day … Continue reading →
Navigating the tricky business of outlawed edibles.
That wedge of artisanal brie from the cheese counter beckons you and your baby-growing body once again. But your conscience stops you short. Isn’t this bad for baby? Should I really eat this? So goes the conflicting internal dialogue of … Continue reading →
Beat the heat with a cool, refreshing and good-for-you treat.
The extra warmth produced by the pint-sized convector in your tummy can turn you into a sweaty Betty—especially during the summer—so you’ll need to make a concerted effort to replenish those fluids you’re perspiring. To help you rehydrate, we’ve compiled … Continue reading →
Glowing skin, doubled cup size and shiny hair are all often touted as side effects of pregnancy. But there are other symptoms usually kept quiet (you know, the things that are a little less fun to include in conversation), such … Continue reading →
As a mom, making multiple meals can feel like a foregone conclusion. (Blame baby’s lack of teeth!) But the good news is you don’t have to manage dual grocery lists—baby can eat your favorite foods, and you can benefit from … Continue reading →
There’s no better time than pregnancy to revisit the food pyramid.
With a few small tweaks, that familiar little triangle holds the key to building a healthy bambino. Though it’s a convenient justification when eyeing that carton of ice cream in the freezer, the truth is that eating for two is … Continue reading →
Just because you’re preggo doesn’t mean you have to miss the party!
Here are a few fun mocktails that are both satisfying and safe for expectant moms and their babes. In the midst of holiday merrymaking, many a mother-to-be sulks at the thought of being the only person at the party without … Continue reading →
It may feel as though your body has developed a mind of its own since becoming pregnant, but staying aware of baby weight gain guidelines can help you feel in control as your belly blossoms.
Few women enjoy watching the numbers on the scale slowly creep into uncharted territory, but when a bouncing bundle of joy is the source of your waistline woes, it really should be a cause for celebration! Before you kick off … Continue reading →