7 Steps to Feel Empowered During Your Pregnancy

by Alexandra-Samuel Sturgess You are pregnant, YAAAAY! I will let you have a moment to freak out in a good way! So, now what? Of course, making your first prenatal appointment is imperative. This can be scary for many women who do not know what to expect. You want to know what to expect in […]

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7 Tips for Discussing Parenthood with LGBTQ Couples

By Danielle Reycer Our journey to pregnancy “Your private life is about to become very public.” That’s one of the things the counselor said to us at our required visit before undergoing our first round of IUI to try and conceive. It’s something I hadn’t considered. I’ve been told more than once that I “look […]

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Rehabbing Core and Pelvic Floor Postpartum

By Ashley Gammon My story I am a mom to my three presidents, Mckinley(10), Madison (9) and Monroe(6), a military wife of 15 years and an advocate for women and their health. Just like you, I was a mom on the other side of the computer screen–overwhelmed and desperately searching for answers on how to […]

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Advocating for my Mental Health: Cara’s Story

by Cara Koster If you need immediate help, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a free and confidential network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide. It is available 24/7 to contact in a crisis at 1-800-273-8255. You can call for yourself or someone you care about. For additional help, call the Postpartum Support International (PSI) warmline […]

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Baby-led Weaning and WIC

by Chelsea Long The information included in our website for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your child’s healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions regarding your child’s healthcare plan. […]

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Whole Mamas Must-Haves: Bottle Feeding

Have you had the experience of going to create your baby registry, standing in the aisle of a big box store, and feeling paralyzed by all of the choices?  So have we, and we want to help you out. Welcome to our Whole Mamas Must-Have series, where we share our recommendations. Although each family’s needs […]

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Common Allergens and Your Healthy Pregnancy Diet

by Megan Garcia The topic of food avoidance and a healthy pregnancy diet comes up a lot because I work with mamas who eat paleo, AIP, or “real food” that may not include things like grains, legumes (peanuts, holla!), and dairy. But during pregnancy, these allergenic foods are also information for baby’s immune system. And […]

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Dating Your Partner After Babies

by Tamara Patterson It’s date night. Although you are excited, it’s just not how it used to be. You think back to those evenings you painted your toenails, put on a sexy outfit and off the two of you went exploring the newest restaurant in town. You had plenty of time to even see a […]

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Formula-Feeding Whole Mamas

by Chelsea Long, Whole Mamas Content Coordinator If you’re anything like, me, when it comes to parenting, it can be easy to feel that there’s only one “right” way to do something, and you can have the sneaking suspicion that you’re doing it “wrong.” The truth is, there is no right or wrong when it […]

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Choosing Formula: Tannyr’s Story

This month, we are providing information on baby formula through our blog, podcast, and social media. Whole30 Certified Coach Tannyr Denby Watkins started out with a goal for breastfeeding and realized that it wasn’t going to work for her family. Today Tannyr shares her story today in her own words. “I wanted to be prepared.” […]

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