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How to Avoid Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression and anxiety are not uncommon. The need for women to wear so many hats can take its toll on our sanity. We feel pressure to “lean in” to our careers, to have perfect bodies, and create pinterest-perfect meals and homes. How can we do it all AND take care of the constant demands…

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Our Big (Little) News

Friends, it’s with great excitement that I announce that David and I are expecting our first child! We’re expecting very different things, though: Yah. So. We’re not exactly on the same page, haha. But! We perfectly balance each other out, don’t you think? Yin and Yang? Because, as you can see, we’re both a liiiiitle…

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How to have an easier and shorter labor

Improve your odds of having an easier, shorter labor by incorporating these healthy habits during your third trimester: 1. Drink lots of water. Lots. More water = shorter labor. 2. Walk all the time, slowly, constantly and with wide legs – this helps the baby descend better.  I recommend three 30 minute walks a day.…

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2 Myths about Nutrition for Fertility & Pregnancy

Eating a healthy diet is one of the most powerful changes you can make to boost fertility and support a healthy pregnancy. Many women are (understandably) confused about what constitutes proper nutrition during the pre-conception and pregnancy period. There is so much contradictory information out there, and it can be difficult for the layperson to…

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