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Repost: Nutrition to start things off right!

I’m starting off this New Year with a repost about nutrition from my postpartum blog series. You can find the original post and the rest of the series here. Soon I’ll be doing a recap of 2017 and all the babies and families I was so privileged to work = so much love and thanks… Continue reading Repost: Nutrition to start things off right!

Health · Postpartum

This is not the birth control option for you (and better options)

If you do a Google search for “Essure birth control,” the first hit is the Essure official site and the second joins you to be a part of the law suit against it. Probably not the best sign. In theory, the Essure device sounds pretty good – a permanent birth control for people with internal… Continue reading This is not the birth control option for you (and better options)

Health · Pregnancy

I’ve been hearing a lot about cancer lately

This is a field I don’t know too much about, maybe reading the occasional article or hearing a story, likely related to how nutrition affects cancer growth.┬áBut lately, I’m hearing about cancer over and over and I’m feeling compelled to write about what I’m reading. Probably everyone has had someone in their family or community… Continue reading I’ve been hearing a lot about cancer lately

Health · Nutrition · Pregnancy

Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes: What You Can Do

I was listening to this program recently and was blown away by a couple things. First, by the amazing amount of information – one of the better Forum episodes, in my opinion – and then by the crazy statistics the guests were delivering. Like that the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) recently did a… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes: What You Can Do