Discovering the Roots of My Infertility

by Sarah Clark, who shares her motherhood journey with donor eggs and how discovering the roots of her infertility set her on a health journey. My early 20s and signs of infertility  In my early 20s, I often joked about having menopausal hot flashes. At that time my period only came 1-2 times a year. […]

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Post-Weaning Depression

What is post-weaning depression? You’ve likely heard about postpartum depression, but did you know that the end of your breastfeeding relationship can also trigger depression? Although it’s very under discussed and under researched, post-weaning depression is a real concern for many mamas. Post-weaning depression can happen for moms who choose to wean their baby, when […]

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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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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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8 Recipes to Replenish Nutrient Stores Post-Birth Control

Looking for nourishing recipes to support your preconception health and replenish nutrient stores after getting off the pill? We think that the Whole30 is a fantastic way to optimize your health. It helps to reduce inflammation, fuel you with whole food nutrients, and regulates your blood sugar, which can all help to support fertility. Click […]

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7 Nutrients to Replenish When Coming off the Pill

By Stephanie Greunke, MS, RD The information 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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Does My Toddler Need Cow’s Milk?

By Stephanie Greunke, Registered Dietician and co-creator of Healthy Mama, Happy Baby. The information 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 […]

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Flying Solo: Doing the Whole30 Without Family Support

One of the most common obstacles we hear from potential (or even repeat) Whole30’ers is that their significant other (and/or other family member) isn’t on board with the lifestyle. Having a partner, roommate, or family member unwilling to join you in this lifestyle change can leave you feeling misunderstood, unsupported, and defeated before you even […]

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