What is a Genetic Counselor?

Article contributed by Amanda G.

If you are thinking of having a baby, or if you have already received the wonderful news of your pregnancy, you will most likely be doing some research on how to maintain a healthy pregnancy. You may have questions regarding your health and the health of your baby throughout the pregnancy.

Genetic counselors work with you to answer these questions and can also help you through decisions such as whether or not you should receive prenatal testing based on the likelihood of your child being born with a

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Get Back Into Yoga With Postnatal Vinyasa Yoga

 

After having a baby, it can be hard to get back into your normal workout routine. It’s important to be cleared for exercise by your doctor or midwife first, but what else should you look out for? The Postnatal Vinyasa Yoga DVD is here to help! In this program, Jennifer More will walk you through the steps for assessing Diastasis Recti and give you an overview of the pelvic floor. It is important to be aware of possible abdominal separation (Diastasis Recti) before starting any exercise program.

It’s easy

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Pregnancy Tests: newly redesigned First Response Early Detection

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for First Response. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.

The moment you find out you’re pregnant is probably a moment you’ll always remember. Maybe you even took a photo of the positive pregnancy test, a memento to store in the baby book. I have pictures of both of my positive pregnancy tests!

The first time I got pregnant, it just took one test. It was very clearly positive, but I was also about

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Pregnant? Join Mattel & Get Paid

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.

Are you pregnant? Whether it’s your first or not, come join other expecting moms in a private online community to discuss the joys and challenges of motherhood, as well as advise Mattel about their toys and games! How cool, right?!

Mattel is relying on these Moms to help them gain a greater understanding of the lifestyle and needs of their consumers as it relates back to the world of play… and they’re opening up this invitation to YOU.

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Prepping Men for Pregnancy: Proxeed Plus

There’s a lot of information out there about trying to conceive and ways to be healthy to prepare for a baby. Most of the recommendations focus on women and what they can do to prepare their bodies and improve their well-being. But it takes two to tango, right? Women supply the egg, but men supply the sperm! So let’s talk about prepping men for pregnancy, too!

When we wanted to get pregnant, we talked about it together. It is funny because it’s a decision you make together… you talk about it and you

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Pregnancy and back pain

Pregnancy and Back Pain

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Pregnancy Awareness Month: #NurtureMom Twitter Party

Did you know May is Pregnancy Awareness Month? They’ve been celebrating motherhood and pregnancy all month long, including some awesome twitter parties each week! I’m thrilled to be jumping on board for the final twitter party of this month for Nurture Week!

We do everything we can do protect and take care of our little ones, right? We nurture them 24/7! But do we stop often enough to nurture ourselves? After the birth of my first it took me

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