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Prenatal Massages... Have Your Partner Read This!

Prenatal Massages... Have Your Partner Read This!
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re also a fan of massages and are constantly trying to conveniently place your partner’s hand on your back...

Self-Care Practices For Pregnancy  and Beyond

Self-Care Practices For Pregnancy  and Beyond
Self-care is not a destination but a journey to figure out safe ways to nourish your health. In this blog, we identify 8 safe self-care practices ...

Pregnancy Cravings & How to Deal With Them

Pregnancy Cravings & How to Deal With Them
According to a recent survey, women reported spending an average of over 44 minutes each day thinking about what they wanted to eat- can you relat...

Clean Body, Clean Mind - A Simple Pre-Pregnancy Detox

Clean Body, Clean Mind - A Simple Pre-Pregnancy Detox
Let’s be honest: there’s no perfect time to stop drinking wine during the week, binge-watching Netflix, and eating pasta like it’s your job. But w...

Eating According to Chinese Medicine: Are Salads Bad for You?

Eating According to Chinese Medicine: Are Salads Bad for You?
Our belly is our “fire” that we must keep stoking and burning at just the right temperature to maintain a warm and inviting home... says Chinese M...

Do These Foods Actually Induce You?

Do These Foods Actually Induce You?
Alright, so just about every scientific study about going into labor seems to be contradictory. When hormones are raging, searching Google for med...

Why Does Sex Hurt During Pregnancy?

Why Does Sex Hurt During Pregnancy?
Read the full article on Romper.com"Even when you want to have pregnancy sex, sometimes your body just isn’t having it.” “Throughout the nine-mont...

Here's How Your Clitoris Could Be Impacted By Childbirth & Pregnancy

Here's How Your Clitoris Could Be Impacted By Childbirth & Pregnancy
Read the full article on Romper.com (Honestly, you don’t have to panic though.) “It’s no secret that your body will change when you have a child....

How to Do Perineal Massage: An Expectant Father's Guide

How to Do Perineal Massage: An Expectant Father's Guide
Read the full article on Fatherly.com. “Dads-to-be can help their partners achieve an easier and less painful delivery” “For most of a woman’s li...

Prenatal Massage 101: Techniques to Soothe Your Pregnant Partner

Prenatal Massage 101: Techniques to Soothe Your Pregnant Partner
READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON FATHERLY.COM “There’s no reason for dads to freak out about offering their partner some healing touch…” “Prenatal massag...

Your Guide to Self Massage

Your Guide to Self Massage
Original article posted on The Good Trade. “There’s no denying the importance of touch. Skin-to-skin contact is encouraged immediately once babie...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S MONTH: CELEBRATING STRONG MOTHERS WHO ENDURED COVID PREGNANCIES

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S MONTH: CELEBRATING STRONG MOTHERS WHO ENDURED COVID PREGNANCIES
  AHH… MARCH. IT’S A SPECIAL ONE! THE BEGINNING OF SPRING, DAYLIGHT SAVINGS (FOR SOME OF US!), AND OF COURSE, ...