Author: Kristy Rodriguez

Kristy S. Rodriguez, pre- and postnatal wellness expert and advocate is the owner and founder of Pure Nurture, host of the Pure Nurture Podcast and author of Pure Nurture: A Holistic Guide to a Healthy Baby. As a Holistic Health Coach, Certified Childbirth Educator, 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 and on Instagram or Facebook.

I’ve been using the word “overwhelm” much too often over the last year. Do you feel overwhelmed often, too? I was recently listening to “You Are a Badass Every Day” on Audible by Jen Sincero. She has a series of “badass” books that I highly recommend! She mentioned overwhelm and how “our...

“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...

Those last few weeks of the third trimester can really drag on! But before you know it, your baby’s birth day has come and gone in what seems like the blink of an eye. The days sure are long sometimes, by the years. Wow! When things are going slowly, nothing...

The other day I went to lunch with two friends. We started talking about pregnancy and birth and one friend said, “sorry if this is TMI, but my mom told me that she had an orgasm during both of her births!” This is the most exciting news I’ve heard all...

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. Yes,...

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...