Category Archives: Pregnancy & Postpartum

Reduce Infant Crying at Night by 54%!

WEAR YOUR BABY Why does wearing  your baby while performing house hold chores or running errands for 3 hours a day have extra added benefits? = The power of touch To read the entire article from Mothering.com CLICK HERE Medical Disclaimer

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1 in 10 Women fear Childbirth

Did you know that Between 6% and 10% of women suffer from Tocophobia – an intense anxiety or fear of pregnancy or giving birth. More needs to be done to help women who have a morbid dread of childbirth, a condition that affects up to one in 10 women, an expert said today. Click here

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Fitness Needs for Every Decade in a Woman’s Life

Great article in Women’s Health section of Web MD breaks down the type of workout you need for each decade in your life. Your 20’s are when you are laying the foundation for your future in terms of your bone density, muscle strength, and cardiovascular health.  “So the more exercise, the better.” During your 30’s

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Fit Moms Make Smarter Babies

Hidden Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy = Smarter Babies A growing number of studies reveal that many benefits of exercise during pregnancy are not just for mom, but baby too! The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology guidelines state that, “in the absence of either medical or obstetrical complications, 30 minutes or more of moderate

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The Midwife as Status Symbol

The Midwife as a status symbol “Are midwives becoming trendy, like juice cleanses and Tom’s shoes? It seems that way, at least among certain well-dressed pockets of New York society, where midwifery is no longer seen as a weird, fringe practice favored by crunchy types, but as an enlightened, more natural choice for the famous

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Miles For Midwives

Just a reminder that the 10th annual Miles for Midwives event will held in Prospect Park TOMORROW on Saturday October 6, 2012 from 8.30am to 2pm. We will be bringing our dog Sophie along so come and say Hi to her! Please come along and show your support for the wonderful profession of midwifery.  For more

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How Many Calories Do You Burn During Sex?

Hummm… I thought our readers would find this interesting: Most people burn about 100 to 200 calories each time they have sex — but here are some really fun ways to send that number through the roof. Click HERE for the full article

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Fitness Postpartum…When Can I Start to Exercise

Fitness Postpartum: When Can I Start to Exercise? Was your first thought upon seeing yourself in the mirror for the first time after having your baby, “where’s my six-pack?” Probably not, but that’s not to say the thought of getting back into shape didn’t cross your mind pretty quickly after those first few blissful moments

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