Postpartum Manifesto

Postpartum Manifesto

I prepared for my second birth and postpartum as if I was preparing to run a marathon. I went to regular counselling to work on some fear associated to the actual birth, and I prepared in any way I could for my fourth trimester by prepping meals and freezing them,...
Sneaking Veggies into Smoothies

Sneaking Veggies into Smoothies

We all know it can sometimes be tricky to get our toddlers and children to eat a variety of veggies, so here are a few different veggies that you can blend into a smoothie (usually) unnoticed. These are also great for a pregnant mama who is having a hard time...
5 Yoga Poses to Support Pregnancy

5 Yoga Poses to Support Pregnancy

As a prenatal Yoga instructor (at the Willow Studio in Peterborough), there are a few key yoga poses that I like to teach every class. I believe that in preparing the body to support a healthy pregnancy, you will have an advantage during childbirth. If you can join a...
7 Foods to Eat When You’re Breastfeeding

7 Foods to Eat When You’re Breastfeeding

If you are a nursing Mama and need to increase or maintain your milk supply, try adding in one or more of these galactagogues into your diet. But make sure to see a lactation consultant first if you have serious milk supply issues. Chances are, you and your baby need...
Welcome to Nourishing Mothers!

Welcome to Nourishing Mothers!

Welcome Mama’s, I’ve been waiting for you! I want to tell you a little story, and if you already know me, you’ve surely heard parts of it here and there. A little over 4 years ago, I got pregnant and I was overjoyed! Since I was a toddler myself I...