Five Questions With: A Childbirth Educator

This post is part of our ongoing “Five Questions With” series, in which we interview a pregnancy health and wellness expert on their particular area of focus. Is there an individual or topic you’d like to see featured in “Five Questions With”? Send us an e-mail. Today we ask a childbirth educator questions about choosing […]

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Choosing your Birth Team, Part 2

By Stephanie Greunke, R.D. who took her time choosing her birth team and was glad she did! The information included in this post is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for […]

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Choosing Your Birth Team, Part 1

by Stephanie Greunke, R.D. The information included in this post is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions regarding conception, pregnancy, or […]

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Best of Whole30 Recipes: Morning Sickness Friendly Recipes, Part 2

  The @whole30recipes Instagram feed brings you delicious, Whole30 compliant recipes all day, every day. And, in our series, The Best of @Whole30Recipes, we bring our favorite morning sickness friendly recipes to the Healthy Mama, Happy Baby blog. Our most popular recent post? This one featuring several morning sickness friendly recipes. We hear you, mama. […]

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Learning From A Pregnancy Loss Expert

This post is part of our ongoing “Five Questions With” series, in which we interview a pregnancy health and wellness expert on their particular area of focus. Is there an individual or topic you’d like to see featured in “Five Questions With”? Send us an e-mail. This month on the Healthy Mama, Happy Baby blog […]

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First Trimester Fears

by Stephanie Greunke, R.D Imagine: You’re in the bathroom, anxiously standing next to a cheap, plastic stick. You’re waiting to find out if your life is about to completely change. Whether you’re looking for a double line; a plus sign; the actual word “pregnant;” or maybe one of each, those two minutes feel like the […]

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Pregnancy and Body Image

by Melissa Hartwig Urban, who knows of what she writes. Going into my pregnancy, I had some, shall we say, misconceptions. (My friends call it “mythical thinking” on a good day, “damned delusional” on others.) I thought I’d gain maybe 15 pounds total, because I’m super fit and healthy and the baby will only weigh […]

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Best of Whole30 Recipes: Morning Sickness Friendly Recipes

The @whole30recipes Instagram feed brings you delicious, Whole30 compliant recipes all day, every day. Check out these morning sickness friendly recipes! We’ve heard from many pregnant mamas who would really like to continue their Whole30-style eating habits during their pregnancy, but feel derailed by morning sickness. In last week’s post, Registered Dietitian Stephanie Greunke of […]

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Dear Melissa: My Husband is the Hardest Part of my Whole30

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where I answer your questions about transitioning into or completing a Whole30, successfully sticking to your new healthy habits, and figuring out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, I’m talking to those of you with an unruly spouse who, despite your best efforts, just doesn’t lend enough support you […]

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Morning Sickness is Cramping My Whole30 Style

The information included in Dear Stephanie posts is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions regarding conception, pregnancy, or your prenatal treatment […]

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