• Bump-Proof Your Yoga Practice

    Bump-Proof Your Yoga Practice

    "Yoga while pregnant is safe in all stages of pregnancy and is recommended as long as you modify properly," explains certified trainer Nicole Romano Uribarri. In the videos below Nicole demonstrates yoga modifications that will help you ease the aches and pains of pregnancy and build the strength you need to carry your growing belly. 5 Yoga Poses for Pregnancy ⁣⁣ These 5 yoga poses have been a must throughout Nicole's pregnancy and here's why: 1. Cat Cow: Relieves back pain, increases hip and pelvic mobility, and gets baby in the proper position for birthing.⁣⁣⁣⁣2. Bird Dog: Maintains core strength and stability...
  • New Support for Postpartum Mamas

    In the United States, it is estimated that 1 in 7 mothers will suffer the most common complication of childbirth, postpartum anxiety or depression. Postpartum mood disorders are so prevalent, the U.S. Health and Human Services Department’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently launched the Maternal Mental Health Hotline; a new, confidential, toll-free hotline for expecting and new moms experiencing mental health challenges. Moms can call or text 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS and connect with a qualified counselor.
  • A Baby Sleep Expert's Tips for Daylight Saving Time

    We spring ahead this weekend, which can be a scary thought for parents whose children have sleep routines that are working. To help make the transition smoother, we asked our friend Rachel Mitchell, a certified Pediatric & Maternity Sleep Consultant and the founder of My Sweet Sleeper, for her tips for preparing the whole family for the time change ahead. Read on for Rachel's expert advice. Preparing to Spring Ahead With the start of Daylight Saving Time around the corner (March 13, 2022), most of us are preparing to set our clocks one hour ahead as we spring forward. Thankfully, this means...
  • Self Love is the New Resolution

    Self Love is the New Resolution

    January has come and gone. If your resolutions have gone with it, don’t despair. Plenty of studies have proven they don’t work. This year, why not try setting a New Year Intention? An intention doesn't imply that something is wrong with the way you live, but instead can motivate you to live even better. We've put together a few ideas to reframe traditional resolutions and help you approach your goals for the new year with self-compassion.  Move More Many New Year’s Resolutions include things like “get fit” or “lose weight”. Both of these resolutions imply that something about you needs...
  • How Prioritizing Rest Will Help You Accomplish More

    Self-care is a word that’s used so often and in so many ways it often elicits an eye roll. Sadly, this ubiquitous use of the word has diluted a message that women, especially mothers, need to hear. Why? Because self-care is about making your own well-being a priority. And well-being is the the access point for everything you want in life: love, joy, energy, patience, generosity, connection, and success at home and at work. Even Beyonce, a cultural icon and working mother famous for her grinding work ethic, recently admitted that she has had to learn to prioritize her own...
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