Four Tips for Managing Cravings During Your #PregnantWhole30

Our 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. Because […]

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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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Maintaining Your Vinyasa Practice Throughout Your Pregnancy

by Chelsea Long, our Content Manager for Whole Mamas and in-house yogi. I lost my yoga practice when I became pregnant. Up until that point I regularly practiced yoga for 2 years at a hot yoga studio. When I got pregnant I was faced with lots of advice for pregnant women and wasn’t sure how […]

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Is Kombucha Safe During Pregnancy?

The information included in our Dear Stephanie series 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 […]

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Whole Mamas Must Haves: Diaper Bags

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 Haves series, where we share our recommendations for all baby-related […]

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Five Questions With: A Doula

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.  Normally in our Five Questions With series, we ask […]

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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 people. On Instagram I often have women asking me if I recommend that […]

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My Healthy, Happy Pregnancy: Kim S.

Today we’re introducing you to Kim S., a mama who maintained her Whole30 habits and continued to workout throughout her pregnancy. She gave birth to a beautiful, healthy little girl in October 2016, and today she’s sharing her Healthy, Happy Pregnancy story with us. Do you have questions about exercising while pregnant? Our Healthy Mama, […]

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Steph’s Second Birth Story, Part 1: Waiting for Baby Leo

Whole Mamas Program Director Stephanie Greunke welcomed her second son in October of 2016. Both mama and baby are doing great! After delivering her first son, Otto, at home with a water birth, Steph wanted to have the same exhilarating experience with Leo. In her own words, here is Steph’s second birth story. I fully […]

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The 10 (+1) Lessons I Learned During Pregnancy

By Stephanie Greunke. Re-posted with permission from rockyourhormones.com. Today, we’re re-posting this article from our co-creator Stephanie Greunke, who wrote it after the birth of her first son Otto. Last week, Steph gave birth to little Leo, her second son. Mama and baby are doing great, and the family is currently spending lots of time […]

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