Category: Pregnancy Health

Are you getting enough omega-3s in your pregnancy diet? This type of unsaturated fat is critical for baby’s brain development, and helps support your heart and brain health as well. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends 250 milligrams daily of one particular type of omega-3, docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA. DHA can...

Women have immense creative power. This creativity manifests most physically in our natural ability to conceive and deliver a child. As you develop an awareness of another life blossoming inside of you, you’ll begin to experience an expansion of yourself on multiple levels. With the expansion of your womb comes...

While there is some research that has evaluated the potential risks of shift work on pregnant women, studies have been small and have had conflicting results. Some of the specific outcomes studied included the risk of pre-term delivery, low birth weight, and a condition called pre-clampsia. Overall, evidence of low...

If you’ve resisted this recent fad because you don’t believe it, or you think it’s well, just gross, read on. Researchers writing in the Archives of Women’s Mental Health, reviewed 10 medical studies including four with humans and six on animals. While some studies found a possible link to improved...

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