Balancing Breastfeeding and Body Image: Tiffany’s Story

by Tiffany Brunhoefer “My body felt unfamiliar” The first few months after I gave birth, I focused on enjoying being a new mom and embracing this new phase for my family. For me, the end of pregnancy signaled a turning point in a long road of nausea, pain, swelling, and general discomfort. I embraced the […]

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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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Defining Whole30 Success for Mamas

This month, as our community journeys together through the January Whole30, we are focusing on positive body image in every season. While trying to conceive, during pregnancy, and through postpartum, you may be watching your body change in ways that feel out of your control. For some women this can cause struggles with trusting, honoring, […]

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My Healthy, Happy Postpartum: Ashley S.

Meet Ashley S., a mama who reached out to tell us about her amazing non-scale victories. We had to share her inspiring #MyHealthyHappyPostpartum story in her own words. Do you have a Healthy, Happy Pregnancy or Postpartum story to share? Email us at mamas@whole30.com or connect with us on Instagram. Today on the #Whole30HMHB blog: a […]

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My Healthy, Happy Postpartum: Bekah B.

Meet Bekah B., a mama that we connected with through Instagram.  She reached out to tell us about her successful #BreastfeedingWhole30, so we thought we’d try something new and share her #MyHealthyHappyPostpartum story in her own words. Do you have a Healthy, Happy Pregnancy story to share? Email us at mamas@whole30.com. In Bekah’s Words: Pregnancy […]

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Dear Stephanie: Is a #PregnantWhole30 Appropriate for Every Woman? Part 2

This is part two of a two-part series. Click here to read part one, where I explain our philosophy behind doing a Whole30 while pregnant, and address severe morning sickness as one reason that a Whole30 might not work for some pregnant women. On Instagram I often have women asking me if I recommend that […]

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Pregnancy and Body Image

by Melissa Hartwig, who knows of what she writes. Re-posted from Whole30.com. 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 […]

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