Benefits of Eating Chia Seeds During Pregnancy

Mention the word “chia” to someone and chances are the first thing that comes to mind is the novelty planter from the 1980’s. Once an ancient superfood, chia is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance among the health-conscious and athletic crowds. … Read More


What’s Best for Baby: Making Your Own Baby Food

If you’re a parent there’s simply no doubt you want only the very best for your baby.  And with good reason too. Babies’ bodies are different. They are growing and vulnerable. Exposure to toxins at this tender age can cause … Read More


Pregnant? Consider Natural Child Birth and Home Births

“The World Health Organization has repeatedly implored the U.S. medical authorities to return to a midwife-based system of maternity care as one way to help reduce our scandalously high mortality rates.” – If you’re pregnant, know someone who is, … Read More


6 Ways to Beat Infertility

If you’re a woman you either already have or almost undoubtedly will hear the tick of your biological clock at some point in your life calling you to become a mother. But if you’re one of 2.1 million married American … Read More


Breastmilk: The Original Fast Food

Years ago when infant formula first came to the mainstream markets moms and moms-to-be rushed to get their fair share. This was the ‘new and improved’ way to nourish your baby. But long gone are those days and now we … Read More


6 Steps to a Healthy, Vibrant Pregnancy

Every year in the United States there are an estimated 6 million pregnancies according to the American Pregnancy Association. Some of these end with bouncing bundles of joy, others end due to unexpected complications, and still others choose to end … Read More


Guest Post: Why I Chose Natural Childbirth

Many of my readers are women, and while I might have quite a bit of head knowledge to offer them on this particular topic, I haven’t experienced it firsthand! That’s why I asked natural childbirth educator Jenny Yarbrough to share … Read More