Fertility · Nutrition · Pregnancy

Green Tea Before and During Pregnancy: Folate Absorption

Green tea has been hailed as a health drink for its antioxidants and a fantastic coffee substitute because of its lower caffeine content. It’s also been said that green tea can improve your chances of conceiving as it helps to increase cervical mucus. There is a very important side of green tea, though, that may… Continue reading Green Tea Before and During Pregnancy: Folate Absorption

Food as medicine · Nutrition · Pregnancy · Skincare

Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman’s life. Full of baby kicks and tumbles, that growing belly is home to a precious bundle of joy. For many women, however, that growing belly also becomes the home of some stretch marks. Stretch marks are caused by the breaking of the elastin fibers in the supporting… Continue reading Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Gifts · Natural living · Pregnancy · Uncategorized

Holiday Gift Guide Part 2: The Pregnant Woman

Pregnancy is often a very joyous time for a woman and her partner. Every thought, every move, every bite of food, and every book or article read is all about that growing bundle of love. She’s likely made list upon list of baby items that are needed. However, this holiday, give her a gift that… Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide Part 2: The Pregnant Woman