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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Feeling at Ease in My Body: Kristine’s Story

As mothers, our bodies undergo so many changes during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum.  We believe that it is possible to be healthy, thriving, and loving to yourself in every season. Kristine is an HMHB member mama. Today she shares about feeling at ease in her body through her motherhood journey. Kristine shares her story in […]

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Loving My Postpartum Body: Karina’s Story

As mothers, our bodies undergo so many changes during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum.  We believe that it is possible to be healthy, thriving, and loving to yourself in every season. Karina is an HMHB member mama. Today she’s sharing her lifelong struggle with body image and how pregnancy and postpartum shifted her relationship with her […]

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Healing From my Ruptured Ectopic

Today we hear from Kristin, an HMHB Member Mama who experienced a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Although her story is a “worst case scenario,” our intention is not to create fear. Ectopic pregnancies occur in 1-2% of all pregnancies in the United States. Our hope is to share a realistic picture and personal story of a […]

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Food as Medicine Postpartum: Replenishing Nutrient Stores and Restoring the Gut

by Stephanie Greunke 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 Postpartum Support International’s warmline at 800-944-4773. You’ll get […]

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Food as Medicine Postpartum: Reducing Inflammation and Regulating Blood Sugar

by Stephanie Greunke  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 Postpartum Support International’s warmline at 800-944-4773. You’ll get […]

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PPD and Intrusive Thoughts: Molly’s Story

Meet Molly B., a mama who reached out to us on Instagram. Molly is a stay at home mama to her two-and-a-half-year-old son, Harrison. She shares her love and passion for wellness and holistic health through her Instagram.We had to share her inspiring #MyHealthyHappyPostpartum story in her own words. Do you have a Healthy, Happy […]

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PPD and Intrusive Thoughts: Molly’s Story

Meet Molly B., a mama who reached out to us on Instagram. Molly is a stay at home mama to her two-and-a-half-year-old son, Harrison. She shares her love and passion for wellness and holistic health through her Instagram.We had to share her inspiring #MyHealthyHappyPostpartum story in her own words. Do you have a Healthy, Happy […]

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Five Questions With: RESOLVE National Infertility Association

This post is part of our ongoing Five Questions With series, in which we interview a pregnancy, postpartum, or baby 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.  As a part of our efforts this month to […]

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Eight books to read before you get pregnant

by Stephanie Greunke, R.D. and co-creator of the Healthy Mama, Happy Baby program We live in a world with access to unlimited information. Sometimes the abundance of information can feel almost paralyzing. Where do you start? Who do you trust? What happens when the advice of your favorite expert conflicts with what your BFF is […]

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