How to Recover from a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 3

How to Recover from a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 3

Let's talk about what to expect post Cesarean Birth/ C-Section.  Today we are going to talk about what to expect once the baby is born, what to expect in the  recovery (PACU) room after the cesarean birth and what happens when you get in the postpartum room.  I will also provide tips on how to deal with the pain as well as how to help yourself.  And most importantly... how to help your baby build a healthy Microbiome.

Regaining Your Body After Pregnancy, What Every Pregnant Mom Should Know

Regaining Your Body After Pregnancy, What Every Pregnant Mom Should Know

This interview with Dr. Sarah Ellis Duvall, PT, DPT, CPT, CNC on regaining your body after pregnancy was so incredibly informative. I also found it to be inspiring and life changing, not to mention I knew I had to share this information with all the mamas out there. If you are suffering from pelvic floor issues, SI joint dysfunction, Diastasis recti, want to properly strengthen your core, prevent issues in the future, want to get your body back after being pregnant, or suffer from back pain during pregnancy... then this is a must read.  

 

How to PrepareFor a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 2

How to PrepareFor a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 2

Welcome back!  Last post on how to prepare for a cesarean birth we talked about what a cesarean birth is, what an elected c-section is, reasons for a cesarean birth and the risks to both mom and baby.  Now we are going to dive into the exactly how to prepare for one and what you might experience. 

How to PrepareFor a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 1

How to PrepareFor a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 1

Today I would love to share with you ways to prepare for a Cesarean Birth.  Sometimes they are planned and sometimes they’re not.  A cesarean is not something to be scared of but it is a procedure that you should be educated on no matter what because they do happen.  Knowledge is power.  And the more you understand… the better prepared you can be.  And the more you can participate, the better off you’ll feel.

13 of theBest TED Talks on Childbirth and Pregnancy

13 of theBest TED Talks on Childbirth and Pregnancy

Can I just say....I love TED Talks!  I wanted to share 13 of my favorite Ted Talks about childbirth and pregnancy.  I am a believer that information is power and Ted Talks allows you to learn from experts in the comfort of your home while in sweats. LOL.... I do not know if you are in sweats but I am as I write this blog post. I hope you enjoy these as much as I have. 

Homemade Electrolyte Drink - "Labor aid"

Homemade Electrolyte Drink - "Labor aid"

I absolutely love making this delicious homemade electrolyte drink that I call "Labor Aid" for my clients when they go into labor. I find that not only does it truly help them get through the process but it actually tastes good as well.

Breakfast Smoothie for Hormonal and Adrenal Support

Breakfast Smoothie for Hormonal and Adrenal Support

We can all use a little help with balancing our hormones as well as our adrenals. This has been my favorite morning / breakfast protein smoothie for a while now so I thought I would share it with you. 

Deliciously Creamy Green Detox Soup aka Monster Soup

Deliciously Creamy Green Detox Soup aka Monster Soup

It's Halloween time and having a big, warm, green bowl of soup is super fun and gets you in the  holiday mood.  I love calling this Monster Soup.  And I love that it's green because I know that it's full of amazing healthy ingredients and when I'm consuming it my body is thanking me.

This soup is delicious, nourishing, easy to digest and light.

Delicious Tumeric Milkshake

Delicious Tumeric Milkshake

A while ago I wrote a blog on cancer prevention.  And while I was doing my research one spice kept popping up... Tumeric.  I always liked Tumeric.  But now I liked it even better.  And I knew that I had to incorporate it into my family's diet more frequently.  So... since we love shakes so much... I give to you this truly delicious and healthy Tumeric Milkshake.