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Mummy Tummy

Recently my husband said, “I know why you have that mamma gut.” I gave him a sideways look that said, without saying, “What about your own daddy gut?” He cautiously elaborated, “No, I don’t mean it like that…I heard this thing on a radio show. There’s a name for the mamma gut after you have […]

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Trying to Raise a Daughter Without Body Image Issues is Healing My Own

“I hate the way my thighs look in leggings.” “I can’t leave the house without makeup to cover my awful skin.” “I never wear sandals. My toes are too ugly and misshapen.” “I wish I wasn’t so hairy. It’s disgusting.” There are very few women I know who don’t make observations like the ones above […]

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30 Days of Self-Care

“Close your eyes and imagine the best version of you possible. That’s who you really are. Let go of any part that doesn’t believe it.” — C. Assad Visualize that you have the perfect Rubenesque body. There is no need to focus on “losing just 10 more pounds.” There is no need to run the […]

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3 Common Practices to Sidestep During Your Pregnancy

7 Tips for Dealing with Morning Sickness

With the recent news from Kensington Palace that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child, also came the confirmation that Princess Kate is once again battling hyperemesis gravidarum, as she did in her two previous pregnancies. What is this condition and how common is it? Hyperemesis gravidarum, which is marked by […]

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What You Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes and Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes and Nutrition

Eating well helps all women stay healthy during pregnancy, but if you have gestational diabetes, choosing the right food to eat is even more essential. That’s because high blood sugar levels can be dangerous for your health and your baby’s health. The good news is that many women with gestational diabetes are able to effectively manage […]

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