Folic Acid Vs. Folate During Pregnancy

Folic Acid vs. Folate—What’s the Difference?

Lucky 13 Did you know that there are 13 vitamins essential to your survival? Some of the most important ones are the B’s.  You’ll see them listed as niacin (vitamin B3), thiamin (for Vitamin B1), and riboflavin (Vitamin B2).  Then there’s that really tricky B vitamin, especially for pregnancy, folate!  If you did not know, folate […]

protein and breastfeeding

Preparing Your Body for Breastfeeding

Making Milk When You Want to Shed the Unwanted Pounds In the last few months of pregnancy, I could hardly move because I was waddling like a plump duck. I did, however, have one constant and nagging thought, “I cannot WAIT to feel free to work out hard and eat less, so I can lose […]

Driving the Car with My Little Girl Greysen

Hi there it’s me, Mommi Ambassador Maria, I am now 7 weeks postpartum. I went back to work part-time this week and I am determined to stay on track with my fitness. Squeezing in workouts has become more challenging than ever. Regardless of how hectic my day is I try to get at least a […]

Fitness Friday: Considering Yoga During Your Pregnancy?

The NJ Fit Mama shares these great tips to help you be safe during your pregnancy… Is Prenatal Yoga right for you? With the exception to at risk patients, prenatal exercise is usually encouraged. Remember that every woman is different, however, so each pregnancy varies. Always speak with your OBGYN before participating in any exercise […]