Dealing with Morning Sickness

Hyperemesis Gravidarum is an intense form of morning sickness that afflicts 1-3% of women. It is characterized by severe, persistent vomiting, nausea that doesn’t subside, and often dehydration. If you are experiencing such symptoms be sure to seek help as severe cases can lead to hospitalization. Even if you don’t have Hyperemesis Gravidarum, morning sickness […]

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Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

Taking good care of yourself is not only good for you but is also important for that baby in your belly. However, it can be hard to eat healthy all the time when you suddenly get hungry for a snack. So here are a few easy-to-make snacks that are both delicious and good for your baby to-be: […]

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The Importance of Breastfeeding

A study done at Washington University shows that breastfeeding has implications for children’s health decades later. Children who were breastfed for at least three months seem to have significantly lower risk of chronic inflammation that is associated with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.   Breastfeeding also protects your baby from allergies, sickness, infections, and other diseases. In addition, breast milk […]

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Tips for your pregnancy during Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving less than a week away you might be beginning to wonder just what foods you can still enjoy and what foods you should avoid.  Here are some good rules to follow to keep your baby safe and enjoy your Turkey Day: Make sure that as you’re preparing for the feast you wash your […]

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Tips to Sleep While Pregnant

Being pregnant comes with a many difficulties, one of which is being able to sleep. Here are a few tips to help you try to sleep better during your pregnancy: First, know that insomnia can’t hurt you or your baby so no need to worry about that. If you do have constant worries keeping you up, […]

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Names for Fall and Winter Babies

Want to celebrate the season your baby was born in? With Fall coming to a close and Winter approaching, here are a few name suggestions that are fitting for babies born in each season: Fall: Aki – a unisex Japanese name meaning “autumn” Wheatley/ Wheatleigh – means “from the wheat meadow” Dionysus – the Greek god […]

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Halloween Costume Ideas for Expectant Mothers

Still struggling to figure out a costume for Halloween? Here are some creative ways you can use your baby bump as part of your costume: Mother of Pearl: paint your bump white and make an oyster or scallop shell to surround your belly. As if your baby bump is the pearl inside. Basketball Star: wear an athletic-looking top […]

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Surviving Autumn

The start of autumn brings with it beautiful scenery and cooler weather. Here are a few tips to staying warm and healthy this fall: Dress comfortably. Always carry a warm cardigan or lightweight jacket with you in case you get cold. Have an umbrella with you in case you are caught outside in the seasonal […]

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Got Milk? Add Some To Your Premama Smoothie

Are you consuming enough dairy in your day? Think about adding some milk to your Premama smoothie mix while snacking on some cheese. A recent study has shown a higher intake of total dairy products, cheese, yogurt, and calcium (found in our Premama products) are associated with a lower risk of infant eczema and asthma. […]

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Grow Your Baby Not Your Belly

Staying healthy during pregnancy is important to the growth and health of your child. Part of that is making sure you are getting active and exercising at least 30 minutes most days of the week. Many women want to know ways to stay in shape while pregnant. Firstly, always consult your doctor before starting an […]

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