Author: Kristy Rodriguez

Kristy S. Rodriguez, pre- and postnatal wellness expert and advocate, is the owner and founder of Pure Nurture and author of Pure Nurture: A Holistic Guide to a Healthy Baby. As a Holistic Health Coach and Registered Yoga Teacher specializing in pre- and postnatal wellness, Kristy educates and  inspires women to nurture and nourish themselves through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Connect with her at info@purenurture.com or on Instagram and Facebook.

“Self-care during pregnancy is the first gift that the mother can give to her child.” —Mary Thompson, “An Ayurvedic Approach to Prenatal Care” Self-care means different things to different mamas. It can be 5 minutes out of your day or a weekend away. Having a daily or weekly self-care practice...

We are inundated with a large amount of information on a daily basis. Information overload. During pregnancy and motherhood, it is no different. Cloth diapering, breastfeeding, formula feeding, co-sleeping, cry-it-out method, baby wearing, strollers, what to eat, what not to eat, and the list goes on and on. It’s overwhelming...

I teach women mindfulness during pregnancy to reduce so many discomforts. Many of my clients have a fear of labor. These thoughts replay in their head, “Can I handle the pain? Will I be cut open? Will the nurses honor my birth plan?” If this sounds like you, take your...

When you get pregnant, you can become worried about things you were once carefree about, like what beauty products to use. Moms-to-be worry about the chemicals that can seep into the bloodstream when they swipe on nail polish. Thankfully the beauty industry has taken great strides towards non-toxic polish. DIY...

Living dirty for better optimal health is an idea that I’ve just been introduced to after reading “The Microbiome Solution” by Dr. Robynne Chutkan. Dr. Chutkan is a gastroenterologist working at Georgetown University Hospital and also running her own integrative health center for women. What does all of this have to...