How This Image Got Me Through Childbirth

How This Image Got Me Through Childbirth

This may all sounds a little woo woo to you, but I’m going with it anyways in an attempt to help just one expecting woman have an “easier” labour or more positive birth experience. After my first birth, I had a paralyzing fear of giving birth again....
Why Are Antioxidants Important?

Why Are Antioxidants Important?

You’ve heard about antioxidant rich foods, but not 100% sure what they are and how they can help with fertility, or support a healthy pregnancy? Let’s get science-y for a moment. Free radicals are electrically charged molecules that pass through cell...
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...
10 Things I’ll Do Differently With Baby #2

10 Things I’ll Do Differently With Baby #2

Blog post originally written on emiliavida.ca by Lia on 2017/12/05 As I approach the latter stages of pregnancy and mentally prepare for baby #2, I’ve been thinking a lot about what I will change or do differently with my second baby. Of course it’s easy...
My Prenatal Yoga Practice

My Prenatal Yoga Practice

Original post written on emiliavida.ca by Lia on 2017/10/03. I’ve been baking baby Lowe numero dos (#2) for 19 weeks now, It’s crazy to think that we are almost half way there! I feel fortunate to continue practicing yoga throughout this pregnancy because...