Dear Stephanie: Help Me Plan My Healthy Snacks, Part 2

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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Dear Stephanie: Help Me Plan My Healthy Snacks, Part 1

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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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 Whole Mamas Blog. Our most popular recent post? This one featuring several morning sickness friendly recipes. We hear you, mama. It can be […]

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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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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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Whole Mamas Pregnancy Program Preview: Pregnancy Diets

A pregnancy that fits your definition of healthy We’ve had the honor of supporting many mamas in having a pregnancy experience that fits their definition of healthy. We’re so glad our program has helped them feel more educated and empowered. We also have women who join the program because they are planning to become pregnant. […]

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