It’s happened to pregnant women everywhere – you finally find a good sleep position after tossing and turning for what seems like hours. You start dozing off into a much-needed slumber… and then BAM – a monster from under the bed does a sneak attack on your leg and for the next 20-60 seconds you […]
What's the Real Deal with Dietary Supplements While Pregnant?
When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, most of us are aware that we should be consuming a wide variety of foods in order to get the nutrition our bodies need. The reality – most of our diets are definitely lacking in the vegetable department and depending on the day, most of us could […]
Healthy Alternatives to Satisfy Crazy Pregnancy Cravings
Pickles wrapped in cheese, steak fat, and Cheese Whiz sandwiches are among common, yet weird food cravings many women have experienced during pregnancy. While there seems to be no scientific explanation, about half of expectant mothers report at least one food craving during their pregnancy. And the truth is, the cravings are not likely to be your most […]
Is Protein Powder Safe During Pregnancy?
When you are pregnant, it’s important to make sure you’re fulfilling all the dietary needs for both you and your baby. During the 9 months of pregnancy, your nutrient requirements increase to support the rapid growth and development of your baby. When your nutrient intake falls below optimum levels, fetal growth is compromised. Nutrients will […]