How to Help SI Joint Pain During Pregnancy

Our bodies go through a multitude of changes throughout pregnancy and sometimes, that can lead to aches and pains. It may be hard to figure out where the pain is stemming from and how to fix it. If you are having some discomfort in your hips/buttocks, it may be from your sacroiliac (SI) joint. Here…

Importance of Good Nutrition in Pregnancy

Trying to conceive or already pregnant and looking to learn what nutritious foods are suggested for a growing baby? While you won’t need to live off salads and smoothies, there are some foods containing ingredients that are more beneficial for growth than others. We will talk about what vitamins are essential, where to find them,…

My Home Birth Story

When I decided to have a homebirth, I knew people thought I was absolutely crazy. And sometimes, I thought I was too! But to my surprise, having my baby at home and birth itself was much easier than I conjured up in my head. I have heard my fair share of horror birth stories and…

How To Make Homemade Baby Formula

Have you tried everything to breastfeed your child and finally decided to switch over to formula but want something more fortified than the average store-bought formula? While fed is always best, not all baby formulas are created equal. So I wanted to share my recipe for baby formula that was fortified with nutrients needed for…

Postpartum Core Strengthening Exercises For New Moms

The effects of pregnancy on the body can have you looking in the mirror at someone new. Your whole body has changed to accommodate this new bundle of joy, but it also feels like it took your identity. Incorporating core strengthening exercises postpartum can help you shrink your stomach and avoid the mommy pooch so…

Best Postpartum Stretching Exercises for New Moms

Now that you have done the hard work of bringing your little one into the world and you have recovered from giving birth, how do you move forward for your health and fitness goals? Stretching and regular exercise postpartum is great for helping your body recover and feel good during this time. While any kind…

Free Two Week Postpartum Workout Plan

Has your doctor cleared you to start exercising after having a baby but aren’t sure where to start? Easing into a workout routine without overexerting your body can be a challenge. You want to feel better by getting your body moving without stunting the healing process from giving birth. That’s why I created a two-week…

Best Postpartum Workout Clothes

Are you cleared by your doctor to start exercising postpartum but reach into your closet and realize nothing fits you? Pre-pregnancy clothes are too tight, but pregnancy clothes are too big, making everything uncomfortable. Investing in some flattering postpartum clothes to make you feel cute post-pregnancy is always a good idea. Here are my favorite…

Reasons to Choose a Homebirth

Growing up I always knew I wanted to be a mother. Being raised with 6 other siblings and helping my mom any chance I could get made it an easy decision for me to want to have kids of my own. I never questioned the system or knew there was any other way to have…

5 Stretches to Soothe Stiff Pregnancy Muscles

During pregnancy, your whole body is changing and expanding to accommodate your baby. This tends to stretch out your muscles and tighten them up, leading to overall stiffness. These 5 stretches have really helped me increase my flexibility, loosen my tight muscles and feel better daily during my pregnancy. During my pregnancy, I have definitely…