Planning for a Hyperemesis Gravidarum Pregnancy

by Rebekah Madren The contents of this website present the research and ideas of its author(s) and was created for informational purposes only. All information, content, and material on this website is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or […]

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Help, Healing and Hope

by Rebekah Madren My initial HG diagnosis I never thought I would be pregnant and thinking about suicide. Pregnancy is supposed to be all baby bump pictures and cute nurseries, right? Enter hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), a rare pregnancy disease that assaults a woman with debilitating, life-threatening nausea and vomiting. It’s what NOT to expect when […]

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Dear Stephanie: Can I Eat Fish During Pregnancy?

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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Eight Books to Read During Pregnancy

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 two of your favorite experts disagree? I remember having FOMO during my […]

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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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Four Tips for Managing Cravings During Your #PregnantWhole30

Our HMHB Content Coordinator Chelsea successfully completed a #PregnantWhole30 during her twin pregnancy and maintained Whole30-inspired eating throughout. This occasional series followed her progress as she tries to honor her intention of having a healthy, happy pregnancy and postpartum. This pregnancy, I had a rough first trimester with frequent nausea, vomiting, and lack of appetite. […]

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Creating a Nutrient-Dense Smoothie

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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My Healthy, Happy Pregnancy: Ali R.

Ali and her husband live in Connecticut with their 1-year-old daughter, Sophie. Ali runs a health coaching business and works with her husband at a local consulting company. Cooking healthy foods for herself and her family is a top priority in her life. You can find out more about Ali at her website: Intersection Coaching. […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Prenatal Vitamin

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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I Knew it was Time to End my #PregnantWhole30

Our HMHB coordinator Chelsea is pregnant… with twins! Follow along as she navigates her pregnancy while trying to honor her intention of having a healthy, happy pregnancy. The Best Intentions I started a Whole30 the day I found out I was pregnant. I had been tossing around the idea of starting a Whole30 on April […]

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