Pregnancy Heartburn Heartburn Facts First things first – heartburn is not caused by too much stomach acid – but rather too little. Lack of stomach acid slows the digestive process down which creates all kinds of havoc. Stomach acid signals the Lower Esophageal Sphincter (which separates the stomach and esophagus) to close tightly when the body has… Continue reading 8 Ways to Soothe Pregnancy Heartburn
Our Top Pregnancy and Birth Tips In light of this holiday season, which is all about friends, family, love and connection– let me take a moment to highlight one of my most favorite doulas and one that I am lucky enough to be such good friends with. Colleen Myatt, the owner of Beautiful, Births & Beyond.… Continue reading Pregnancy and Birth Tips
Tis’ the season of sniffles and scratchy throats! It is time to close those windows and crank up the heat, which means trapping all those germs inside. Sigh. If you are pregnant, this time of year makes it doubly harder to stay well as your immunity is already suppressed. You already know to take your… Continue reading Boost Your Immunity During Pregnancy
“A woman who serves,” is the Greek meaning of the word doule and where the word doula comes from. This is essentially the role that the doula plays for the mother and her partner during the birth and if you hire a postpartum doula for after delivery. A doula is there to provide support for… Continue reading Why Hire a Doula?