Fish: The Superfood Missing From Your Pregnancy Diet?
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Fish: The Superfood Missing From Your Pregnancy Diet?

You probably already know about the heart health benefits of eating fish. But, did you know that same seafood also offers health benefits for your growing baby? There is a lot of misinformation about eating seafood while pregnant and breastfeeding. As fish-loving dietitian-nutritionists who work with the National Fisheries Institute, we’re here to set the…

Nourishing a Flourishing Pregnancy
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Nourishing a Flourishing Pregnancy

Courtesy Getty Images, all rights reserved Just as a strong and beautiful tree growing in ideal conditions will produce the healthiest fruits, a woman whose nutritional needs are met completely during pregnancy will significantly lessen the potential for complications and interventions throughout the gestational and delivery process. The importance of proper nutrition during this time…

A How To for Breastfeeding in a Carrier
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A How To for Breastfeeding in a Carrier

August being about all things breastfeeding, a few different times during the month we recommended nursing in a carrier. The Pump Station & Nurtury’s Corky Harvey recommends it for surviving the evening “Witching Hours” and the suggestion came up a few times during our #ProNursing Twitter Party.  We think suggestions with specific “how to” information are always appreciated and were happy to find…

Five Organics Food Benefits, Pregnancy and Beyond
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Five Organics Food Benefits, Pregnancy and Beyond

Image by Alisa Donner It is not surprising that many women begin learning about organic food options during pregnancy. By now you have probably already eyed the organic grocery store options and have friends who feed their babies exclusively organic produce. Whether you are already buying organic food or you are just considering the options…

#ThankfulThursday – Breastfeeding!
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#ThankfulThursday – Breastfeeding!

http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding Today marks the kick-off of  the World Breastfeeding Week Campaign.   Can I get a WOOT?! #ThankfulThursday this week is dedicated to the brilliance of the female body, its perfect capacity to create a magic elixir called breastmilk – the complete food for the newborn and baby!  Brava to all of us women! #ThankfulThursday today…

The EWG’s Guide to Greening Your Kitchen
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The EWG’s Guide to Greening Your Kitchen

The path towards greener eating may seem more like a journey into unchartered territory, when you start learning about the myriad of chemicals, additives and questionable nutritional value of many of the foods on store shelves. As EWG’s executive director and a busy mother of two, I’m on a mission to empower parents and consumers…

The Top Nutrients Your Infant and Child May Need
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The Top Nutrients Your Infant and Child May Need

All of us would do whatever we could to keep our children happy and healthy. But we don’t always know the best foods and nutrients that our kids need. First and most importantly is to breastfeed your infant. Breast milk contains needed fats for brain development. Experts have found it helps your infant better fight…