Category: Pregnancy

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...

Just in case you were wondering about how a lunar eclipse might affect your pregnancy: Across many cultures, including India, a lunar eclipse is considered harmful for pregnant women. It is believed that it can affect the well being of the foetus, leading to physical deformity, or ugly birthmarks. While...

The two vaccines most pregnant women should get are the flu shot and the tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccine or Tdap. The flu shot is, of course, given seasonally. It’s recommended because women’s immune systems are affected by pregnancy, and they’re more likely to get seriously sick from influenza....