Pre & Postnatal Exercise during American Heart Health Month
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Pre & Postnatal Exercise during American Heart Health Month

Happy February, and welcome to American Hearth Health month! We often look at February with the lens of LOVE, let’s take those lenses for a moment and look inward. The love you give yourself includes taking care of yourself…heart and soul. As a new mom-to-be, or a newly postpartum mom, the ripple affects to your…

Taking Back Aches & Leg Pain in Stride, During Pregnancy & Beyond
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Taking Back Aches & Leg Pain in Stride, During Pregnancy & Beyond

Some of us notice lower back, sciatic, and upper leg pains during our pregnancy.  This is different than the leg cramping that can occur, often times in bed, wakening you from sleep, during pregnancy.  Anyone heard of back labor?  I had that, what a shock that was.  For me it felt like a sometimes sharp…

It’s Getting Hot in Here
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It’s Getting Hot in Here

Summertime means hotter weather and hotter workouts. It’s important, especially if pregnant, to stay safe by drinking enough water and wearing proper clothing. Hyperthermia (abnormally high body temperature) is not uncommon during pregnancy. Hyperthermia is usually caused from fever during an illness. However, it can occur during extremely heavy exercise or prolonged exposure to a…

The Magical Motion in the Preggo Belly: Feeling your Baby Kick and Move
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The Magical Motion in the Preggo Belly: Feeling your Baby Kick and Move

By Alisa Donner, MSW, LCSW, Co-Founder of PAM If you’ve read any of my previous posts, with me reminiscing about being pregnant, you know that I can get a bit sentimental.  But for those of you who can remember, and if you would just get honest, you would admit, that feeling your baby kick and…