Three Tips When Facing Criticism for Public Breastfeeding

by Kelly Warner, Whole30 Certified Coach and mom of 3. Connect with Kelly on Instagram or her personal website. Kelly shares her public breastfeeding experience in her own words. Find more about her journey on her blog. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines breastfeeding as “the normal way of providing young infants with the nutrients […]

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3 Nourishing Whole30 Recipes for the Postpartum Mama

Recipes by Sarah Steffens, Whole30 in-house recipe creative Nutrition plays a big role in postpartum health. Pregnancy, labor and delivery, and breastfeeding can deplete your nutrient stores, so it’s important to be mindful of replenishing them throughout pregnancy and postpartum. These Whole30 compliant recipes are specifically designed to nourish the postpartum mama. Two of these […]

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Life After Birth: 5 Ways to Take Care Of Yourself

This month we’re discussing postpartum mental health and the struggles of new motherhood. Check out part one and part two of our series of frequently asked questions on this topic. In our two-part series on postpartum mental health, we mentioned the idea of upping your self-care game if you have the baby blues. (Please note: […]

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Everything You Want to Know about Postpartum Depression (But Were Afraid To Ask), Part 1

This month, our Whole30 HMHB team is publishing resources and stories related to postpartum mental health. 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 […]

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Dear Stephanie: Does the Perfect Prenatal Vitamin Exist?

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: Is a #BreastfeedingWhole30 Appropriate for Every Woman? Part 1

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 your prenatal treatment plan. […]

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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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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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Dear Melissa: My Husband is the Hardest Part of my Whole30

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where I answer your questions about transitioning into or completing a Whole30, successfully sticking to your new healthy habits, and figuring out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, I’m talking to those of you with an unruly spouse who, despite your best efforts, just doesn’t lend enough support you […]

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How to be a Healthy Mama, and Get the Support You Deserve

by Stephanie Greunke, a registered dietitian who second-guessed everything during her own pregnancy. As a Registered Dietitian who specializes in pregnancy and post-partum health, I thought it would be easy for me to create and follow the “perfect plan” during my own pregnancy. I quickly discovered this wasn’t the case. Turns out, pregnancy was the […]

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