The Golden Hour

A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Steps after Birth The first hour after birth is a developmentally distinct time for the baby and the mother with well documented short and long term physical and psychological effects. It is one of the most significant transitions we make in...

Optimize Your Pregnancy – and Life With Nutrition!

Here are my 3 Pregnancy Food Rules, worth following beyond pregnancy: Be well HYDRATED – that means about ½ your body weight in ounces of liquid per day;Eat REAL FOOD – nutrient dense, local, seasonal food preferred without a label as you...

Pain-Fear-Tension Cycle

Understand & Transform Most women ruminate about labor pain in childbirth; rarely it is notmentioned as one of the main challenges. In general pain is associated with injuries or as a signal that something is wrong in our body needing attention to be healed.But...

Microbiome – Your Inner Ecosystem

After watching the movie ‘Microbirth’ (2016) I became extremely interested in the microbiome and its effects on long term health. This has prompted me to look deeper. I’m amazed at how the smallest, oldest living organisms are still essential parts of our daily...

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

Most of us know by now that hydration is key in improving almost every aspect of our health, but it’s not that easy to incorporate it into the daily routine of our busy lives.  I have put together a simple guideline to do just that.5 Steps to stay well hydrated...