What to Eat During Your Vegan Pregnancy (Meal Ideas!)

Being pregnant and vegan isn’t as hard as it seems. I know a lot of people out there think that we have to load up on fleshy meals, dairy, and eggs during pregnancy. I’m here to tell you that you don’t! While we want to make sure we are getting “enough protein” (no matter if … Continue Reading

The Benefits of Skin to Skin Contact

When I had my twins back in the early 2000’s, I didn’t realize the importance of skin to skin contact immediately after birth. It wasn’t until I had my son almost a year ago, (wow!) that I was tuned into the bond that happens and the benefits that follow from this action. When your baby … Continue Reading

Hooray for Boobies! Why Breastfeeding is Best!

For the past few generations, breastfeeding has not been the number one choice for new mothers. Most mothers who give birth in the hospital are provided with formula from day one, as an “option,” but rarely are they informed about the differences between bottle and breast. For new moms, particularly younger generations, this decision doesn’t … Continue Reading

Proof is in the Placenta- My Experience with Placenta Encapsulation

In a previous post, I discussed the benefits of placenta encapsulation. During this time I was still pregnant, and I was looking forward to experiencing the advantages this may bring to me postpartum. (To read this post, click here: Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation)This blog is a follow up, to share with readers my thoughts and … Continue Reading