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Pregnancy & Exercise?

To exercise or not to exercise, that is the question! Mama, just about all women can and should be physically active throughout pregnancy. Exercise during pregnancy is safe and often recommended although some modification to your workouts may be needed due to natural anatomic and physiologic changes and your baby’s fetal requirements. What Does ACOG … Continue reading “Pregnancy & Exercise?”

Sarah L. Hosker

Mama, Are You Prepared For a Disaster?

Someone once said “Preparedness is the calm before, during and after the storm.” That being said, Mama, are you prepared? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides the following tips to help your prepare for an emergency… “Talk to your doctor or other healthcare provider about where you will get prenatal care or … Continue reading “Mama, Are You Prepared For a Disaster?”

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What’s Food Got To Do With It?

Have you ever sat down and really thought about the role good nutrition plays during pregnancy and while breastfeeding? The growth of your baby in utero will influence the rest of his or her life. The focus on your nutrition is not only vital for your expected baby but will also help provide the extra … Continue reading “What’s Food Got To Do With It?”

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Mama’s New Year…

2019 Is finally here… Can you believe it’s the new year? As I begin 2019, I’ve decided I need to make some changes (some people call these “resolutions”)! But where do I begin? I have read & screenshotted about a MILLION ideas on Instagram about how to start off the new year right. But what … Continue reading “Mama’s New Year…”

Nicola Swanson

There’s More to Pregnancy Than You Think

For the past ten years, my life has unexpectedly been focused on pregnancy information. Every aspect of pregnancy has now become my new normal. Gathering, researching, listening and constantly searching for answers. I am the aunt of a stillborn baby girl who was taken away too soon from an umbilical cord accident and she will … Continue reading “There’s More to Pregnancy Than You Think”

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When Mama Needs Help…

I NEED HELP… My sweet baby is here and I need someone to watch my little one, so I can actually get things done around the house and even get out of the house and run those errands that are impossible to do with baby in tow…Can I please get a pedicure, pretty PLEASE? Mama … Continue reading “When Mama Needs Help…”

Sarah L. Hosker

Breastfeeding Prep Part III: The 4th Trimester…

Isn’t it wonderful that breastfeeding is a great way to provide babies with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Did you know “colostrum, the yellowish, sticky breast milk produced at the end of pregnancy, is recommended by the World Health Organization (“WHO”) as the perfect food for the newborn, and feeding should … Continue reading “Breastfeeding Prep Part III: The 4th Trimester…”

Sarah L. Hosker

Breastfeeding Prep Part II: Time for Supplies…

According to the Office on Women’s Health “When you breastfeed, you give your baby a healthy start that lasts a lifetime. Breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby. Breastfeeding saves lives, money, and time.” WOW…that’s pretty exciting! As we continue to celebrate National Breastfeeding Awareness Month (#NBM18), this week, Dr. Bess Milliron, the Medical Director … Continue reading “Breastfeeding Prep Part II: Time for Supplies…”