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.

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...

“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...

Mindfulness for Mothers is a guide to staying calm and present while caring for your child. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Rebecca Ryan,author of Mindfulness for Mothers. It's a wonderful book that can support you during pregnancy and motherhood.