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Holiday Travel Survival Guide

Holiday Travel Survival Guide: Tips for Pumping While Traveling How to Plan for the Trip Things to Take Into Account:  How long will you be traveling? Calculate an estimate of ounces to be collected in total. What storage methods will be available on the trip? If staying in a hotel, call ahead to see if there is access to a freezer. Account for space in your carry-on or checked bag [...]

Holiday Travel Survival Guide2019-12-12T15:08:45+00:00

Optimizing Baby Position in Preparation for Birth

Optimizing Baby Position in Preparation for Birth As your estimated due date gets closer there can be a lot on your mind—getting your home ready for baby, having all of the supplies you'll need to care for baby, preparing for the postpartum, and all of the excitement of finally holding your baby on the outside! Many people also find themselves wondering when labor will start and how labor will go. It [...]

Optimizing Baby Position in Preparation for Birth2019-10-24T15:32:18+00:00

Exercising During Pregnancy: What To Know

Exercising During Pregnancy: What To Know Everyone should check with their provider before starting a new exercise routine during pregnancy, but for the most part, exercise is not only safe, but encouraged during pregnancy. For healthy women, 30 minutes of moderate exercise on all or most days is recommended during your whole pregnancy. My favorite way to raise your heart rate and reap the benefits of movement during pregnancy is walking--parks, [...]

Exercising During Pregnancy: What To Know2019-10-16T12:59:54+00:00

The Benefits of Maternity Compression

The Benefits of Maternity Compression Wearing a pregnancy band for compression support can be a great way to keep feeling your best while your body is growing a baby. There are many benefits to support bands, particularly if you are dealing with pelvic pain problems or if you have diastasis recti, but even for a normal, healthy pregnancy a compression band can be useful. Here are a few of the benefits [...]

The Benefits of Maternity Compression2019-10-04T18:16:46+00:00

When Should You Exercise After Pregnancy

When Should You Exercise After Pregnancy? I get lots of questions about when and how to start exercising again after having a baby. What’s safe? How do I know my body is ready? Is there anything I should watch out for? These are all great questions and while I’m going to answer all of these in a general way, it’s really important to ask your care provider all of those questions. [...]

When Should You Exercise After Pregnancy2019-09-30T17:14:40+00:00